WBEZ | Cermak Road Creative Industries District http://www.wbez.org/tags/cermak-road-creative-industries-district Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Touring Chicago's Cermak Road Creative Industry District http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-09-14/touring-chicagos-cermak-road-creative-industry-district-91961 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/segment/photo/2011-September/2011-09-14/Pilsen Flickr Adam Jones.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Evidence of Pilsen’s rich industrial history can be seen in the factories that line some of its streets--but those buildings weren't all left vacant. Over the years, artists <a href="http://www.chicagoartistsresource.org/dance/node/22431" target="_blank">set up shop</a> in some of the spaces in Chicago's East Pilsen and Bridgeport neighborhoods. Last year, <em>Eight Forty-Eight </em>toured the area with Chicago’s cultural historian<a href="http://www.prairie.org/bios/studs/tim-samuelson" target="_blank"> Tim Samuelson</a>. The tour started at an important point of entry for the neighborhood.</p><p><em>Jason Robinson, "Cerberus Reigning", from the album The Two Faces of Janus, (Cuneiform)</em><br> &nbsp;</p></p> Wed, 14 Sep 2011 13:31:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-09-14/touring-chicagos-cermak-road-creative-industry-district-91961