Help ACRE, Chicago’s Much-Loved Artist Residency, Move Into a Funeral Home

Art F City

By Corinna Kirsch / 5.26.15

A former funeral home will soon be full of artists. ACRE, a summer residency held in Steuben, Wisconsin with an ongoing series of exhibitions in Chicago, Illinois, will move into a permanent space this September, to 1345 West 19th Street in the Pilsen neighborhood. Purchasing a building is a big deal for any nonprofit—in any metropolitan real-estate climate it’s nearly impossible for artists to compete with luxury developers....