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Bronzeville, Near South Side

Check Out Bronzeville During Open House Chicago

You can tour legendary venue The Forum, a church that is one of the birthplaces of gospel music and the Boxville outdoor shipping container market all weekend.

The Forum Bronzeville on March 31, 2021.
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GRAND BOULEVARD — Some of Bronzeville’s most breathtaking buildings will open their doors for this weekend’s Open House Chicago.

Organized by the Chicago Architecture Center, Open House is putting more than 150 sites in more than 20 neighborhoods on display Saturday and Sunday.

Entry is free unless otherwise noted. Some sites may require proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test for entry. Check the individual site listings for more details.

Here’s more on what you can tour:

Credit: Colin Boyle/Block Club Chicago
The First Church of Deliverance, 4315 S. Wabash Ave., during Open House Chicago weekend on Oct. 17, 2021.

Bronzeville

Credit: Jamie Nesbitt Golden
Bronzeville’s Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church.
Credit: Jamie Nesbitt Golden/Block Club Chicago
“Boxville” is an outdoor market made of shipping containers.

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