- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
- Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
- Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
- Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
- Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
Volunteers Around U.S. Complete Late Woman’s Unfinished Quilt, Now It’s Going On Display
Dozens of volunteers from across the United States worked on Rita's quilt after a Rogers Park woman asked for help finishing the project.
A Lifelong Quilter Died Before Completing Gorgeous U.S. Map Project. Now, Hundreds Of Chicago Crafters Are Finishing Job To Honor Her
More than 1,000 people have volunteered to help embroiderer Shannon Downey finish the quilt in honor of Rita Smith.