Tag Archive for Woodlawn

Best of the South Side 2008: Woodlawn

In 1893, the World’s Columbian Exposition brought economic prosperity to Woodlawn. Unfortunately, it left economic hardship in its wake that would persist for much of the next century, especially as a sudden racial succession turned the neighborhood from 87% white…

Art in Action

Art in Action is an annual festival launched by the Southside Solidarity Network, a University of Chicago student group; now in its third year, the event has blossomed into a full day of music, hands-on art, and community discussions where…