Renowned artist Theaster Gates is transforming a shuttered Grant Crossing school into an art incubator.Courtesy of Place Lab; Lee Edwards/Block Club Chicago

Theaster Gates Turning Shuttered School Into An Art Incubator In Grand Crossing

Check out renderings of the project that is currently underway and should be complete by 2020.

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Inside Independence Library — Irving Park’s First-Ever Permanent Public Library (PHOTOS)

The new library's includes an early-learning play space for children and a YOUmedia space for teens.

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Scabby The Rat, A Chicago Icon, Could Get Outlawed By Trump Appointee: Report

"We named him, we raised him, and we have defended his rights in federal court before," Local 150 posted on Facebook.

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Police Say Same Burglar Hit 11 Lincoln Park Homes In Past Month

The most recent burglaries happened last week, police said.