Posts Tagged ‘artist housing’

Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative Featured in AIA Film Challenge

Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative Featured in AIA Film Challenge

AIA recently launched the AIA Film Challenge 2020; a competition that encourages collaboration between architects and filmmakers to share architectural stories. This year’s prompt is to tell a story about architects partnering with communities and civic leaders to design a healthy, sustainable, just world that improves peoples’ lives. Thanks to filmmaker Brodie Kerst, the Dorchester…

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Grand Opening: Dorchester Art+Housing Collaborative

While much of Chicago’s large-scale public housing has been demolished, a small, abandoned 36-unit Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) property on the South Side has been reborn as an innovative mixed-use project bringing art-interested public housing residents and practicing artists together. Dorchester Art+Housing Collaborative transforms the former Dante Harper housing project into a mixed-income community and…

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Construction Progress at Dorchester Art+Housing Collaborative

Check out the transformation at Dorchester Art+Housing Collaborative! View the slideshow above for construction photographs of the Art Center from November 2013 to July 2014. DA+HC is a unique residential community designed specifically for practicing artists, creative individuals, and families with an interest in the arts to work and live together in an affordable and…

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Creative Chicago Expo Introduces New Artist Spaces, Communities

Have you made plans to attend the 11th annual Creative Chicago Expo this weekend at the Chicago Cultural Center? The Creative Chicago Expo is a free, two-day event intended for creative individuals and organizations in design, culinary arts, fashion, film, music, dance, theater, literature, and the visual arts. Through keynotes, workshops, and vendors, the Expo…

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Theaster Gates and LBBA Brainstorm for the Dorchester Artist Housing Collaborative during Chicago Ideas Week

Hey creative brains, start firing your synapses– October 10-16 is Chicago Ideas Week! CIW will bring 100 of the world’s top speakers together for labs and discussions with Chicago’s best thinkers to create an ecosystem of innovation, exploration, and intellectual recreation. Theaster Gates, artist, planner and founder of Dorchester Projects and the Rebuild Foundation, partnered…

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