Located on Chicago’s West Side, North Lawndale is a neighborhood that has dealt with decades of disinvestment and vacant spaces. Community members have taken things into their own hands by creating community gardens and safe spaces for the next generation.
Open House Chicago is back, allowing you to peek inside more than 100 sites across Chicagoland this weekend. We've chosen a few highlights that we think are especially worth visiting.
Arts & Entertainment
Since it was founded back in 1956, The Chicago Children’s Choir has grown from a single choir to a vast network of singers across the city. Their latest recording speaks to the resilience of young people working together to raise each other’s voices.
Kids across the country are embracing the animated show “Molly of Denali.” It is the first children’s TV show with an Alaska Native lead character. Now some fans want to dress like their hero Molly for Halloween. The show’s producers want kids to have fun but not co-opt Molly’s Athabascan culture.
Enter by October 18
Cruise city roads with style and power on an Icebear Scooter from City Scooters. One lucky winner will be ready to ride with one Icebear 150cc Maddog (Value $2,300) and one Icebear 150 cc Trike ($3,000). Enter by October 18, 2021 to be eligible!