The Good City Bench was selected as part of 27 functional objects designed by Architects for the Chicago Design Museum’s DESIGN MARKET. AIA Chicago had transformed one storefront on the third floor of the Block37 shopping center into a gallery inspired by the concept of open...

If you live in Jefferson Park or Forest Glen or just walked by the area, you might have noticed these wood benches. These curious-looking fixtures work both as a bench and a lounge chair! But more importantly, they mark some of the most historically significant...

Commemorating the 1816 Treaty of St. Louis, which created the Indian Boundary Line 200 years ago, WALK the LINE is a series of Free Guided Walks happening Sunday August 28th 2016 We are offering three free guided walking tours on the 28th. You can register for one, two, or all...

The good city group is partnering with Chicago Filament Theater to gather stories about the Northwest side neighborhoods for The Good City Group’s  Last Mile Walk and Filament’s Crossing Six Corners November 13th to November 16th Click here for more information about how to get involved!  ...

On April 30th, we are delighted to present The Last Mile project during the annual Placemaking and Landscape Maintenance Seminar hosted by Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT). Below is an introduction from the Chicago Complete Streets website: "On behalf of the City of Chicago, the Chicago Department...

Thursday, March 17th  2016, 9:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m. Friday, March 18th, 2016, 9:00 a.m.–6:30 p.m. The LeRoy Neiman Center, 37 S. Wabash Ave., 1st floor and other locations The Shapiro Research Symposium will highlight creative research at SAIC in order to promote new strategies that art and design can bring...

  The Good City Group invites residents to kick off the first Last Mile event at 4870 N. Milwaukee Ave. alley (across the street from the Jefferson Park Transit Center) on Sunday, October 11 from 11 am-2 pm. This free community placemaking event will transform the narrow alley into an urban passage. Residents are invited...

Come join the Good City Group kick off the first Last Mile event at 4870 N. Milwaukee Ave. alley (across the street from Jeff Park Transit Center) on Sunday Oct. 11th from 11-2pm. We'll transform the narrow alley into an urban passage inviting all to reflect...