Woodlawn Apartments, Loop Hotel, Grand Crossing Art Space Get Preservation Award
Sep23

Woodlawn Apartments, Loop Hotel, Grand Crossing Art Space Get Preservation Award

Three Chicago buildings are among nine statewide that have been selected for this year’s Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Award. The award is given annually by Landmarks Illinois, the advocacy group dedicated to preserving the state’s important landmarks. The Stony Island Arts Bank at 6700 South Stony Island Avenue won the award for restoration.  You’ll remember this is the building that used to be the...

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Rebuild Foundation And Theaster Gates Open Newly Restored Stony Island Arts Bank
Sep23

Rebuild Foundation And Theaster Gates Open Newly Restored Stony Island Arts Bank

After years of decay, the newly-restored Stony Island Arts Bank is ready to shine again. The 17,000 square foot building was the most ambitious project undertaken by Rebuild Foundation and its founder, artist/urban planner Theaster Gates, Jr. Stony Island Arts Bank will officially re-open on Oct. 3 as a primary venue for the Chicago Architectural Biennial. A sneak preview was offered over the weekend at the facility at 68th Street and...

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