A Tour of Theaster Gates’ One-Man Urban Renewal
May05

A Tour of Theaster Gates’ One-Man Urban Renewal

Over the years we’ve occasionally covered Theaster Gates, the Chicago change agent and international art star who is persistently turning abandoned South Side buildings into community assets like libraries and low-income housing.  The PBS television show Newshour recently interviewed Mr. Gates, and toured some of the buildings he’s injected with new life. It’s a wonderful piece that gives you hope for the future of...

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