Roman Villarreal, 69, stands in front of his art studio “Nine 3” in South Chicago on a cloudy afternoon in May. Kimberly Jin/Block Club Chicago

Can Art Revive South Chicago? These Artists Are Trying To Infuse New Life Into The Neighborhood

Devastated by the downturn of the steel industry, artists are working to revitalize South Chicago by transforming vacant buildings into art studios.

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New York City Calls Off Construction, But Pritzker Says That’s Unlikely In Illinois

“We can shelter in place for awhile but we need to know when this ends," a Chicago subcontractor said.

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500 Beds Delivered To McCormick Place As National Guard, Army Corps Build Coronavirus Hospital Inside

There have now been 73 deaths and 5,057 confirmed positive cases in Illinois.