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West Humboldt Park Cultural Referencing Design Initiative
Archeworks teams spent three years in the working with the West Humboldt Park Neighborhood.
In Year #1, this project team worked to raise self-awareness with the community residents. Remodeling building facades, creative uses of vacant lots, and community-wide organizing events were just a few of the ideas proposed and implemented by the Team.
Continuing its positive involvement in the community, the Archeworks team from Year #2 worked with neighborhood children to design t-shirts, shopping bags, and upbeat postcards to promote the community. A permanent sculpture (created by Archeworks Team members and area schoolchildren) was installed at a neighborhood grammar school.
In year #3, the Archeworks team focused on development of community-wide initiatives to revitalize the neighborhood. The team also developed and produced an informational package to market West Humboldt Park in an effort to spur an influx of economic development.
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