An area rich in cultural and historical significance, Bronzeville has become a renowned destination for art, entertainment, dining, and shopping. Spend a day in Bronzeville and find out why the neighborhood continues to draw people from all over the city with its robust offerings and world-class architecture.
Mies van der Rohe tour at IIT
Home to the Illinois Institute of Technology, this Bronzeville campus offers a self-guided tour of the prolific work of architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. With an influence seen throughout Chicago, this showcase of his works includes his masterpiece, S.R. Crown Hall, one of the most influential buildings in contemporary architecture. Learn more here.
Bronzeville’s premiere art gallery, Gallery Guichard showcases new artists every six to eight weeks. With a variety of mediums and styles curated by this amazing team, the gallery opened in 2005 with a mission to expose patrons to multicultural artists from around the globe.
Harold Washington Cultural Center
The Harold Washington Cultural Center offers community programs and events in support of Bronzeville’s performing and visual arts. The Cultural Center is also the home of Broadway in Bronzeville.
A neighborhood institution, Abundance Bakery has been serving up crowd pleasing treats since 1990. Their apple fritters and old-fashioned doughnuts are a must try!
Sip & Savor
A community hub, Sip & Savor serves the finest certified fair trade coffee, a variety of pastries and small bites from local bakeries, and so much more.
Chicago’s first street food market and container mall, Boxville serves Bronzeville residents with unique products and offerings. Inspired by the global container retail movement, this amazing marketplace is truly one-of-a-kind.