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Cubs Baseball Academy Doesn’t Make The Cut To Redevelop Silver Shovel Dumps. Here Are The Finalists

Four plans to overhaul the Silver Shovel dumps are moving to the next phase of city and community review.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Here’s How West Side Residents Can Help Decide What The Old Silver Shovel Dumps Will Become

Six development groups pitched plans for the site Tuesday and Wednesday. The city will now evaluate the proposals, taking into account resident feedback.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

‘Artists As Leaders’: New Citywide Arts Lab Supports Creatives As They Encourage Neighborhood Investment

The South East Chicago Commission's first citywide effort, the Arts and Cultural Capital Lab, offers financial and technical support to artists interested in building their community's wealth.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Black-Owned Art West Gallery Opens, Giving West Siders A Creative Venue To Call ‘Our Own’

"We're creating the experience that we want to have, and we're trying to do that on the West Side rather than taking our dollars and our energy out of the community," one gallery founder said.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale