Celebration: Woodlawn Canopies

Join us on September 18th from 5pm - 7pm, for a warm celebration and gathering to welcome the community, partners, and sponsors to the Chicago Architecture Biennial Project H.O.O.D. installation - Woodlawn Canopies; Stories and Futures. Featuring a visual sound performance with local artists, Kelechi Agwuncha and Ben LaMar Gay. During the performance, Pastor Corey Brooks will initiate a procession that has been ongoing daily till funds are raised for the future Project H.O.O.D. Leadership and Economic Center.

About the CAB Project H.O.O.D Collaboration:

Chicago-based partners, Norman Teague andEbere Agwuncha ofNorman Teague Design Studios and architect Negin Moayer fromBNMO Design, have joinedPastor Corey Brooks of Project H.O.O.D. and New Beginnings Church to construct an installation for a vacant lot along the commercial corridor at 6600 block south Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. New Beginnings Church purchased the vacant lot from the city after Pastor Corey Brooks lobbied to obtain the site following the demolition of a long-abandoned building.

Thank you to our project sponsors, partners, and volunteers for making this possible including Project H.O.O.D, Chicago Architecture Biennial, Norman Teague Design Studios, BMNO Design, New Beginnings Church, Knoll, UIC, and Reed Construction.

The event will take place outside across from New Beginnings Church at 6615 S. King Drive, Chicago, IL 60637.

Image courtesy of Project H.O.O.D.