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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Chicago Teachers Vote To Ratify New Contract By Wide Margin

The final margin was 81 percent to 19 percent with 80 percent of schools reporting late Friday.

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Emergency Shoreline Stabilization Work To Battle Rising Lake Begins Monday In Rogers Park

The city will spend millions to fortify the Far North Side's shoreline after early winter storms accelerated erosion.

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Redline VR’s Bar Now Has Chicago Beer

Redline VR hosted a grand opening Thursday night to celebrate the bar being fully stocked and open.