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11/21/16 Inside Indiana Business Arts and Food Hub Opens in Gary

11/21/16 Patheos Blog Lights Coming Back on in Gary

11/20/16 thisfunktional blog Lead by renowned artist Theaster Gates, ArtHouse: A Social Kitchen celebrates opening with unveiling of exterior light installation, festivities and community programs

11/19/16 NWI Times City of Gary unveils ArtHouse: A Social Kitchen

11/18/16 Post Tribune Gary art gallery eyed as inspiration to other urban areas

11/15/16  Gary 411 News Two years in the making, ArtHouse debuts Saturday

11/15/16   NWI Times Much-anticipated ArtHouse: A Social Kitchen to open in downtown Gary

11/14/16 NWI Times Four-story Jackson 5 mural towers in downtown Gary

10/28/16 Chicago Tribune ArtHouse uses food to promote Gary's image

8/5/16 NWI Times Gary looks to move plans forward

7/13/16 NWI Times Public art to illuminate downtown Gary

7/8/16 Press Release ArtHouse: A Social Kitchen Announces Ripple + Wilson to Design Gary’s Downtown Cultural Hub

4/4/16 Press Release ArtHouse announces six finalists for ArtHouse public art commissions

11/12/15 Chicagoist on the current state of the ArtHouse site and restaurant scene in Gary, exploring ArtHouse's potential

10/9/15 Chicago Reader on ArtHouse: A Social Kitchen as one of two cultural development projects, aiming to reactivate one of the rust belt's rustiest cities.

9/21/15 Next City On Place Lab's efforts to meld its vision for downtown Gary with the city's vision of itself.

8/18/15 UChicagoNews On ArtHouse: A Social Kitchen, highlighting unconventional and collaborative redevelopment

7/10/15 Chicago Tribune follow-up article on construction for ArtHouse: A Social Kitchen

6/22/15 Bloomberg Philanthropies Public Art Challenge Winner The City of Gary, in partnership with UChicago's Place Lab and Harris School Daley Fellowship, and Rebuild Foundation, is awarded funds for ArtHouse: A Social Kitchen, one of four cities for the inaugural program. Also in The Washington PostChicago TribuneARTnewsArtforum, and Huffington Post.

3/31/15 Knight Cities Challenge Winner In partnership with Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and UChicago's Harris School Daley Fellowship, proposed project Arthouse: A Social Kitchen is one of 32 winners. Also in Chicago TribuneForbes, and City Lab

3/5/15 Bloomberg Philanthropies In partnership with Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and UChicago Harris School, Place Lab is one of 12 finalists for their Public Art Challenge.

2/9/15 WGN-TV News Gary, IN at a turning point with young business owners; Place Lab involved.

1/12/15 Knight Blog + nwi.com Place Lab is one of 126 finalists for the Knight Cities Challenge grant with a proposal to develop a cultural district in Gary, IN.


Media Inquiries
Michele L. Larimer
Project Manager
ArtHouse: A Social Kitchen
michele@arthousegary.com