A workshop set for tomorrow, Saturday July 9, from noon to 3 p.m. at Sauganash Park, 5861 N. Kostner Ave., will ask architects, urban planners and community members “to reinterpret the urban fabric by incorporating neighborhood memories, significant historical and cultural narratives into residents’ daily commutes.”
After the workshop, an event called “Walk the Line” will take place Aug. 28 to mark the 200th anniversary of the Indian Boundary Line, organized by Good City Group in conjunction with Jane’s WalkCHICAGO. Indian Boundary Line separated land owned by Native American tribes and the area the Sauk and Fox tribes ceded to the U.S. government 200 years ago… and today it’s called Rogers Avenue.
Good City Group is a salon-style urban design group of architects, industrial designers, urban planners, design strategists, IT professionals and policymakers from diverse practice areas dedicated to healthy, sustainable cities. It was formed in March 2013 by ARCHEWORKS, and is a self-managed multi-stakeholder group that came together out of a collective desire for cross-disciplinary, experimental conversations about complex issues that affect our everyday experiences living in a larger metropolis. Its goals are to seed imaginative ideas and create opportunities for advocacy around these ideas with a network of stakeholders and partners that share our interest in social innovations and improved daily living.
So whether you know about Indian Boundary Line or not, join us tomorrow to think about how to “reinterpret the urban fabric!”