Restoring Bronzeville Tour Testimonial

Restoring Bronzeville Tour Testimonial

Hello Mr. Lucas, My family and I would like to thank you tremendously for giving us such awonderful in depth tour of the Bronzeville, South Side neighborhood ofChicago. Prior to our arrival in Chicago, I searched tirelessly for a tourthat would provide my family an authentic view of Chicago’s Black culture.Thankfully we were not able […]

What is Bronzeville without its bronze residents?   We must undo the reverse Robin Hood approach to neighborhood development.

What is Bronzeville without its bronze residents? We must undo the reverse Robin Hood approach to neighborhood development.

    BERNARD LOYD Urban Juncture Tweet Share Share Email Print Development is happening all over the city with projects rising in every neighborhood. Developers interested in building on the South and West Sides are rejoicing under a Mayor Lori Lightfoot who has committed to prioritize development in neighborhoods that have suffered from decades of disinvestment. […]

There is a new comment to Facing Demolition: The Last Remaining Boston Store Stable

There is a new comment to Facing Demolition: The Last Remaining Boston Store Stable

Black Metropolis Convention & Tourism Council (BMC&TC) a 501c3 not-for-profit Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) for the historic Bronzeville community and the broader south lakefront and south westside region of Chicago, is committed to saving, preserving and creating an inclusive, collaborative, civic engagement, community-based inspired, highest and best adaptive re-use restoration implementation strategic plan for the rare, last of its […]

Haki Madhubuti has lived his life as an act of defiance And the 76-year-old educator, essayist, activist, and founder of Third World Press is as radical as ever.

Haki Madhubuti has lived his life as an act of defiance And the 76-year-old educator, essayist, activist, and founder of Third World Press is as radical as ever.

By Patrick T. Reardon Sign up for our newsletters Subscribe Haku Madhubuti in his office at Third World Press NOLIS ANDERSON   Don L. Lee was ten years old when his mother, Maxine, took him and his younger sister to visit the minister of one of the largest black churches in Detroit. It was mid-20th-century […]

Black Meccas are Shrinking

Black Meccas are Shrinking

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader In Bronzeville, whites and Asians are exercising at LA Fitness and shopping at Mariano’s supermarket on S. King Drive. In Harlem, a Banana Republic factory store sits next to the world-famous Apollo Theater, drawing affluent white shoppers who are paying high prices in what was once America’s Black capital. Black […]

Black Metropolis Convention & Tourism Council announces new R&B mapping project with H.S. student interns for National Tourism Week and Preservation Month

  For immediate release May 7th, 2018   Black Metropolis Convention &  Tourism Council announces new R&B mapping project with H.S. student interns for National Tourism Week and Preservation Month    The Black Metropolis Convention & Tourism Council (BMC&TC), Bronzeville’s Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) has announced a series of new project launches for National Travel […]

THE OBAMA PRESIDENTIAL CENTER: A SYMPOSIUM

THE OBAMA PRESIDENTIAL CENTER: A SYMPOSIUM

    The Obama Presidential Center: A Symposium The Obama Presidential Center: A Symposium Published on Mar 9, 2018 Community leaders, along with architecture and urban planning experts, discuss the impact the Obama Presidential Center will have on Chicago’s South Side. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV). cantv.org      Go to […]

A SAVIOR FOR BRONZEVILLE

A SAVIOR FOR BRONZEVILLE

June 15, 2017 The Business of Life A Savior for Bronzeville​ This is a featured story in Crain’s Chicago Business Magazine that can be read here or on Crain’s. Comments Email Print By: WEB BEHRENS SHARE Facebook208 Twitter LinkedIn82 Google +0 Photo by John R. Boehm Self-styled cultural historian and accidental preservationist Paula Robinson. Paula […]