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Pilsen Walking Tour led by Photographer Akito Tsuda

June 9, 2024 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Two adults and four children seated on a concrete stoop outside a home. One child leans against the front door.
Pilsen, circa 1991-1994. Photograph by Akito Tsuda.

Join Chicago Public Library for a walking tour of Pilsen led by photographer Akito Tsuda. Tsuda’s photographs are on display at Harold Washington Library Center, June 3 – December 31, 2024, in the exhibition Akito Tsuda: Pilsen Days.

On June 9 at 11:00 am, the group meets outside the Damen Pink Line Station at 2010 S. Damen Avenue and tours the neighborhood west of Ashland Avenue (approximately 2 miles total). This tour ends at the 18th Street Pink Line Station. Guests are then welcome to join Tsuda on the train downtown to view the exhibition

An additional tour takes place on June 6 at 6:00 pm, starting and ending at Lozano Branch Library. This tour walks the neighborhood east of the library to see the sites captured in Tsuda’s photographs from the early 1990s (approximately 1.5 miles total).

Presented by the Archives and Special Collections Division. Registration required. (Weather permitting)

Need sign language interpretation or other accessibility assistance for this event? Please call (312) 747-8184 or email access@chipublib.org to request accommodations. Requests must be made at least 14 business days before the event.

Details

Details

Date:
Sunday, June 09, 2024
Time:
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Event Category:

Accessibility

Free Admission

Organizer

Chicago Public Library
Phone:
312 747 4300
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Other

Region
South Side, West Side
Format
In Person
Audience
Life-long Learners, Scholars, Teens, Families
Accessibility
Free Admission
Event Topics
Art Education, Community

Venue

Locations

Location

L Cafecito Cafe
2010 S Damen Ave.
Chicago, 60608
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