Johnston Marklee

Green Line arts center addition announced

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Los Angeles–based firm Johnston Marklee was announced as the designer for a new addition to the Green Line Arts Center in the South Side Chicago neighborhood of Washington Park. The Arts Center is an arts incubator and social space that has been spearheaded by the University of Chicago. Leading the redevelopment is University of Chicago professor and artist Theaster Gates. The project will rehabilitate and add to a 1920s commercial building, maintaining the building’s glazed terra-cotta facade. 

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