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The History of Architecture and Culture on 63rd Street

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Theaster Gates

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Architectural critic and Chicago city planner Lee Bey and artist Theaster Gates present an overview of the structures and cultural institutions that made the Woodlawn neighborhood a vibrant hub from the 1950s to the 1980s. The discussion will also address past and present renewal projects that include the creative community.

This lecture corresponds with a series of lectures held in 2008 at the University of Chicago and the Experimental Station addressing issues of urban renewal through art intervention and public practice.

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Recorded Tuesday, August 19, 2008 at Hyde Park Art Center.

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