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Free Write Sound Vision

Introducing Free Write Sound & Vision: Bringing sound with a mission to ACTIVATE

Posted 8 days ago in Activate

All season long, thousands of workers, residents, and visitors in the Loop have enjoyed live music and DJs at Chicago Loop Alliance’s ACTIVATE series. What those ACTIVATE attendees may not...

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Chicago Loop Alliance in Beijing Sharing Industry Expertise

Chicago Loop Alliance in Beijing: Sharing Industry Expertise

Posted 9 days ago in Urban Condition

Chicago Loop Alliance (CLA) has been invited to share its expertise in downtown management at the Beijing Innovative Development Conference from September 13-15. The conference engages 200 business districts from...

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Washington and Wabash CTA Station

Washington and Wabash Station Turns 1: How the Street is Transforming

Posted 19 days ago in Urban Condition

Wabash in the Loop isn’t what it used to be—and its transformation is no accident.

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Activate TunnelVision projection

ACTIVATE Creates a ‘Sense of Place from Space’

Posted 30 days ago in Activate

A crowd gathered on a beautiful Thursday evening for another art and placemaking extravaganza in an alley tucked away by the Sullivan Center on Monroe Street. Under the theme TunnelVision, curated...

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Perpetual Shadow by Clarissa Bonet

5 MoCP Photos that Typify the Chicago Loop

Posted 30 days ago

As the only museum in the region dedicated to the exhibition of photography, many works in the Museum of Contemporary Photography (MoCP) at Columbia Chicago are emblematic of the Midwest,...

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ACTIVATE AKA Power House Art Projection Photo by ColectivoMultipolar

ACTIVATE Celebrates Chicago’s House Music Legacy

Posted 33 days ago in Activate

As a placemaking pop-up art program, ACTIVATE encourages people to see the Loop anew. And it didn’t fail to deliver at A.K.A. Power House as it transformed Garland Court into...

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The Gateway

Chicago Architecture Center Teen Fellows Reimagine The Gateway

Posted 36 days ago in Urban Condition

Summer might be a time of rest and relaxation for many Chicago Public Schools students, but the nine teenagers making up Chicago Architecture Center’s Teen Fellows program have chosen to...

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Introducing Party Noire

Introducing Party Noire: Producing ‘ACTIVATE: A.K.A. Power House’

Posted 41 days ago

Party Noire, an inclusive cultural hub celebrating Black femmes, queer women of color and Black womynhood along the gender spectrum, is joining Canvas Chicago in co-producing "ACTIVATE: A.K.A. Power House”...

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First Time Chicago Visitor Guide

First-Time Chicago Visitor Guide

Posted 57 days ago in Loop List

Welcome to Chicago, a city that rolls out the welcome mat and keeps you engaged throughout your stay. There is so much to see and do, and that can be...

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Burke Blue Demons Celebrate Special Olympics

Burke, Blue Demons Celebrate Special Olympics

Posted 2 months ago in Guest Blog

A global movement that impacts 5.3 million people in more than 170 countries reaches a crescendo this week at its Soldier Field birthplace.

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