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Roman Villarreal
Roman Villarreal

South Chicago Street Will Be Transformed In August With Art, An Outdoor Market And More

The installation on the 8900 block of Commercial Avenue — the neighborhood's main business corridor — is part of a city program to boost businesses hit hard by the pandemic.

South Chicago, East Side

With Major Upgrades, Big Marsh Park Is Becoming The Gateway To Flourishing Calumet Region

Friday was a busy day for Big Marsh Park in South Deering, with the unveiling of a paved "pump track" for bikes and the installation of a Roman Villarreal sculpture at the former slag dump site.

South Chicago, East Side

Southeast Side Documentary To Shine Light On ‘A Neighborhood Long Abandoned’

Director and producer Steven Walsh, a Southeast Side native, plans to screen a rough cut of "Southeast: A City Within a City" for neighborhood residents before winter hits.

South Chicago, East Side

Roman Villarreal Has Dedicated His Life To Public Art. Now, He’s Looking To Bring More Work To His South Side Neighborhood

Roman Villarreal is trying something new — asking neighbors to fund projects in South Chicago.

South Chicago, East Side