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Kiddie Center by Erica Hawkinson

 

Location: West Englewood - 1700 W 63rd St, Chicago, IL 60636
Year(s): 2016
Description: The building of Kiddie Steps 4 You Learning Center in Englewood, which provides childcare starting at 6 weeks, is now emblazoned with energizing images and inspirational messages for the students and community members in the surrounding neighborhood.

Commercial Park by Erica Hawkinson

 

Location: Ukrainian Village - 1845 W Rice, Chicago, IL 60622
Year: 2014
Participants: 20 [all ages]
Partner(s): Friends of the Parks
Description: GSM completed two murals here: the first brightens up the front entrance of the park's field house and the other, which is on the side of the building, illustrates the seasons of the year.

Suder Montessori Elementary School by TechTeam

 

Location: West Town - 2022 W Washington Blvd, Chicago, IL
Year(s): 2013
Participants: 250 [4th-8th grader students]
Description: This mural depicts elements of the Montessori philosophy including nature in the classroom, exploration of the environment, and the role of education in establishing peace.

Ronald McDonald House by TechTeam

 

Location: Streeterville - 211 E. Grand Ave, Chicago, IL
Year(s): 2012
Description: Located on the rooftop meditation garden of the facility, two vibrant and cheerful murals bring joy to families of children with complex medical needs.

The Ronald McDonald House in Chicago’s Streeterville neighborhood is the largest in the world and in walking distance from the new Lurie Children’s Hospital. It offesr 16-stories of care & comfort for families of hospitalized children including 86 guest rooms, a rooftop healing deck and a kitchen filled with home-cooked meals and supportive conversation. 

The People’s Music School by TechTeam

 

Location: Uptown - 931 W Eastwood, Chicago, IL
Year(s): 2011
Participants: 30 [9th-12th grade students]
Partner(s): After School Matters
Description: Beautifying the school's outdoor rooftop performance space, the mural features a music staff and children playing instruments.