Open House: Cermak Creative Industry District – this weekend

| August 14, 2009
 Open House: Cermak Road Creative Industry District
Saturday and Sunday, August 15 and 16th (2:00-5:00 pm)

Imagine recording your music in the factory where Muddy Waters worked. Mounting a theater production where The Untouchables was filmed. Creating and manufacturing your fashion line in a shared workspace overlooking the Chicago River, with a view of downtown Chicago outside your window.

The Chicago Department of Community Development and the Department of Cultural Affairs invite you to be the first to see work, office and entertainment space of the newly designated

The Cermak Road Creative Industry District is a landmarked historic district comprised of 4 warehouses totalling 800,000 square feet nestled along the Chicago River between Chinatown and Pilsen. It has been re-zoned to include creative industry uses, such as Artist Work Space, Restaurant, Retail, Entertainment, High Tech Office, and Artisan Manufacturing.

Two open houses will provide opportunities to view the district and learn more about leasing and investment opportunities, financial incentives and other developments. City officials will be present to learn more about what your creative business needs.

Saturday August 15 and Sunday August 16, 2009, 2:00 – 5:00 pm.

Begin at the Wendnagle Warehouse

600 W. Cermak

The Cermak Road Creative Industry District is just off the Dan Ryan Expressway, and 4 blocks west of the CTA Red Line stop in Chinatown. (Google Map)

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