Exhibition Showcases New Chicago Fine Art Within Vintage Environs

Published November 17, 2021

The Alma, Art and Interiors show at the 36Squared Business Incubator features original works from 30 Chicago artists and is open to the public this coming weekend, Saturday and Sunday, November 20-21.

  • Alma, Art and Interiors features original artwork from 30 Chicago artists.
  • Show premiers across multiple loft floors of the 36Squared Business Incubator, 3636 S. Iron St., Chicago.
  • Artwork on display in November, including open-to-the-public hours this Saturday and Sunday, November 20-21.

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McKinley Park Gun Battle Caught on Video

Published November 14, 2021

Surveillance video captured a gunfight between multiple armed offenders shooting at each other on the night of Sunday, November 7, 2021, at the intersection of West 37th and South Wood streets.

  • Video shows a gunfight on Sunday, November 7, 2021, at the intersection of West 37th and South Wood streets.
  • Offenders in two cars shoot at each other with dozens of rounds in multiple volleys.
  • Area suffers ongoing issues with violence and gang activity, including the May 2021 homicide of 13-year-old Eric Crawford.

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Clock Tower For Sale as McKinley Park Industrial Properties Make Moves in Marketplace

Published November 13, 2021

The iconic Central Manufacturing District faux clock tower at South Damen Avenue and West Pershing road is for sale along with adjacent buildings and property, while multiple commercial plots on Ashland Avenue change hands.

  • Iconic faux clock tower in McKinley Park lists for sale along with adjacent property and warehouses.
  • Stonemont Financial Group continues commercial property investments along Ashland Avenue, says Chicago real estate publication.
  • Tower, other Central Manufacturing District buildings are not protected from demolition.

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McKinley Park Honors and Thanks Veterans with Ceremonies, Breakfasts

Published November 12, 2021

Veterans in Chicago's McKinley Park neighborhood enjoyed commemoration of their sacrifice and service during Veterans Day events at the American Legion Post, Horizon Science Academy and the McKinley Park field house.

  • Veterans receive commemoration of their sacrifice and service at neighborhood Veterans Day events.
  • Commissioner Alma Anaya and Horizon Science Academy - McKinley Park celebrate service with breakfasts at the school and McKinley Park field house.
  • William McKinley American Legion Post 231 joins with Dorman-Dunn Post 547 for a ceremony, salute and Taps.

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Central Manufacturing District Tour Highlights Endangered Historic Buildings

Published November 11, 2021

Preservation Chicago led a tour of the Original East District of Chicago's Central Manufacturing District, highlighting the area's business history, architecture and endangered status for many of its buildings.

  • Preservation Chicago leads a tour of the Original East District of Chicago's Central Manufacturing District.
  • Business history and architecture of the Central Manufacturing District is disappearing due to neglect and demolition.
  • Buildings must be protected and landmarked, says executive director.

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