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Artists fill the vaults of a dilapidated 1923 bank in Chicago with books and artwork

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Oct 24, 2015 01:03 AM
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by Lidija Grozdanic last modified Oct 23, 2015

What happens when you fill bank vaults and offices with books and artwork instead of money? These pictures of the Stony island Ars Bank in Chicago show a former bank now functioning as a vibrant destination for artists, scholars, curators and collectors. Renovated by non-profit Rebuild Foundation, the 1923 building is meant to function as a place where people can research and engage with South Side history. The 20,000-square-foot building was originally designed by William Gibbons Uffendell for...






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