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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Pilsen’s Via Crucis ‘Brings People Together’ On Good Friday

To celebrate Good Friday, hundreds of Catholics walked along 18th Street for the annual reenactment of the living stations of the cross in Pilsen.

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Happy Village Officially Sells For $1.5 Million — But Dive Bar’s Renovation On Hold ‘For One Last Summer’

"We're going to run it as-is for the next six months," said Andrew Miller, one of the bar's new owners. "We're cognizant of the connection people have with this place."