2019 Qualified Allocation Plan
Functioning like a Request for Proposals, the QAP solicits applications for affordable housing development funding, and describes the selection criteria and application requirements for receiving federal tax credits and tax-exempt bonds.
2019-23 Five-Year Housing Plan: One Chicago
As a $1.4 billion framework for City housing initiatives for the years 2019 to 2023, the current Five-Year Housing Plan will coordinate support for approximately 40,000 residential units citywide.
Featuring Alexandra Antoine at the Legler Library, Ariella Granados at the Central West Center, and A Long Walk Home with Scheherazade Tillet, Leah Gipson, and Robert Narciso at the Chicago Cultural Center's Learning Lab.
The Chicago Architecture Biennial (CAB) is thrilled to announce the opening of the CAB Studio—a new, year-round exhibition space located on the first floor of the Chicago Cultural Center. The Studio is a space to explore design and present innovative ideas. Here, CAB will host exhibitions, programs, and events, including youth and family activities.
Chicago Cultural Center
Drawn by its beauty and the fabulous free public events, hundreds of thousands of visitors come to the Chicago Cultural Center every year, making it one of the most visited attractions in Chicago.
Chicago Cultural Center Building Tours
Gaze at the world's largest Tiffany stained-glass dome, as well as beautifully ornate multi-colored mosaics, marble and molding during guided architectural tours of the Chicago Cultural Center.
Chicago Cultural Center Learning Lab
The Learning Lab at the Chicago Cultural Center is an interactive studio that offers sights, sounds, and experiences for visitors of all ages and a wide range of abilities.
Chicago Cultural Center — Exhibitions
The Exhibitions Programs at the Chicago Cultural Center is committed to organizing and presenting a rich range of diverse and provocative exhibitions devoted to the visual arts and contemporary culture.
Chicago House Music Festival and Conference
Chicago House Music Festival and Conference will present DJs and panel discussions, highlighting key industry topics and the various sounds and styles of House Music, the genre born in Chicago that has gone on to revolutionize dance music internationally.
Chicago Public Art Plan
Coinciding with the release of Chicago's first Public Art Plan, artists, scholars, community organizers and public agents will convene to explore the intersecting values of their work in public art.
City Gallery in the Historic Water Tower
A resplendent venue showcasing the work of local photographers and artists, the City Gallery in the Historic Water Tower, is centrally located along the city's famed Magnificent Mile.
DCASE Presents: Underground Music Showcase
Chicago’s thriving underground music scene makes its debut at the Chicago Cultural Center. On June 2, four underground sensations will play the newly renovated Claudia Cassidy Theater in a one-night-only showcase.
Dance Residency Open Studio Series
During 2022’s Year of Chicago Dance, a new dance floor was installed in the Chicago Cultural Center’s Dance Studio and an application was opened to provide space, time and funding for Chicago dancemakers to create new work. The first cohort of artists has been selected, and they will offer a series of Open Studio public events through June 2023.
Kerry James Marshall Mural at the Chicago Cultural Center
Renowned artist and MacArthur Fellow Kerry James Marshall created an epic, large-scale mural for the Chicago Cultural Center, honoring 20 women who have shaped the city's vibrant arts and culture landscape. The 132-foot by 100-foot mural is the largest artwork he has ever designed or created.
Discover a state-of-the-art collection of architecture, landscape design and art that provide the backdrop for hundreds of free cultural programs including concerts, exhibitions, tours, and family activities. In Millennium Park, you’ll find a new kind of town square – a lively, spectacular gathering spot located in the heart of the city and a destination for Chicagoans and visitors alike.
Screenhouse by Edra Soto
Constructed from approximately 400 charcoal-hued, 12-inch cast concrete blocks, the 10-foot high pavilion-like structure comes out of an ongoing series exploring symbolic transplants of iron grills and decorative concrete screen blocks found throughout the Caribbean and the American South.
Woodlawn Housing Preservation Ordinance
The Woodlawn Housing Preservation Ordinance was adopted by City Council in September 2020 to prevent displacement of long-time Woodlawn residents and promote future equitable development of the community.