Finalists selected to install art installation in Soul City Corridor

Two gateway structures will be installed at the entrances of the Soul City Corridor along Chicago Avenue, one at Austin Boulevard and the other at Cicero Avenue. The three artists finalists in the competition – Wesley Clark, Sonja Henderson and Bernard Williams – were introduced at an online community forum held earlier this month.

Share your thoughts about mural

West Side residents are invited to attend a virtual meeting from 6 to 7 p.m. April 7 about a mural that will be painted at 350 N. Central Ave. Alds. Chris Taliaferro (29th) and Emma Mitts (37th) will be in attendance.

New artwork unveiled at Austin bus facility

“Sunburst” is a painted aluminum sculpture created specifically for the recently refurbished CTA bus turnaround at the corner of Chicago Avenue and Austin Boulevard. The artist, Shinique Smith, was one of nearly 350 artists who responded to CTA’s Call for Artists issued in 2015 for the bus turnaround.