National Community Development Initiative Selects Chicago for $5 Million Grant

Grant supports Chicago’s investment in revitalizing and connecting public spaces

Stony Island Arts Bank will serve as the pilot site in an initiative to foster civic engagement, economic opportunity and environmental sustainability.

Photo by:  Tom Harris. Copyright Hedrich Blessing. Courtesy of Rebuild Foundation

CHICAGO--(ENEWSPF)--September 29, 2016
By: Ronia Holmes

A national effort to counter the growing economic and social fragmentation in cities has awarded a $5 million grant to Chicago and the Chicago Arts + Industry Commons, a collaboration between Prof. Theaster Gates’

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