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"Team of Architects for Lucas Museum Includes Aqua Tower Designer" thumbnail

"Team of Architects for Lucas Museum Includes Aqua Tower Designer"

Chicago Sun-Times Politics
Jeanne Gang, 2011 MacArthur Fellow
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"George Lucas Announces Architects for Lakefront Museum"

Chicago Tribune Breaking News
Jeanne Gang, 2011 MacArthur Fellow
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Free Shakespeare in Chicago Parks

Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream will be performed for free in 18 Chicago parks this summer as part of the Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks program. Read More

"Youth Program Gets More Funding"

Chicago Tribune Breaking News
Related Grantees: University of Chicago Crime Lab, Youth Guidance
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"Stopping Violence Starts With Hope"

Chicago Sun-Times
Related Grantee: John Howard Association
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"'Paper Lantern' and 'Ecstatic Cahoots,' by Stuart Dybek"

San Francisco Chronicle
Stuart Dybek, 2007 MacArthur Fellow
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