Events

Upcoming events:

Members of Chrysler Village will be meeting to gauge interest in a Chrysler Village Homeowner’s Association. Please contact us for more details.

Past Events:
Chrysler Village Community Fest Debrief Meeting
6PM, Wednesday, September 7th
Ward 13 Office

The Chrysler Village Community Fest planning committee will be holding a debrief discussion about the Community Fest and will consider interest and options for establishing a Chrysler Village Homeowner’s Association.

Chrysler Village Community Fest!
5-8PM Tuesday, August 23
Lawler Park

Thank you for joining us for the first Chrysler Village Community Fest! Please visit our website again soon to see pictures and video from the event.

CHRYSLER VILLAGE COMMUNITY FEST PLANNING MEETING
6PM, Wednesday, August 17
Ward 13 Office

The Chrysler Village Community Fest planning committee put final touches on plans for Tuesday’s event. The first 100 adults and 75 children to arrive at Lawler Park will receive a free goodie bag at the welcome table!

CHRYSLER VILLAGE COMMUNITY FEST PLANNING MEETING
6PM, Wednesday, JuLY 20
Clearing Branch of the Chicago Public Library

The Chrysler Village Community Fest planning committee met and confirmed many logistics of the event.

CHRYSLER VILLAGE COMMUNITY FEST PLANNING MEETING
6PM, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1ST
CLEARING BRANCH OF THE CHICAGO PUBLIC LIBRARY

The Chrysler Village Community Fest planning committee met and confirmed many logistics of the event. For more information on all of the exciting features of the Chrysler Village Community Fest, click here!

CHRYSLER VILLAGE COMMUNITY FEST PLANNING MEETING
6PM, Monday, May 9th
Clearing Branch of the Chicago Public Library

The Chrysler Village Community Fest planning committee changed the date of the Community Fest to Tuesday, August 23rd from 5-8pm, to coincide with the movie in the park that will begin around 8:30 pm. Members present at the meeting posed for pictures!

CHRYSLER VILLAGE COMMUNITY DAY PLANNING MEETING
6PM, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6TH
CLEARING BRANCH OF THE CHICAGO PUBLIC LIBRARY

The Chrysler Village Community Day planning committee welcomed new additions to the group, rebranded the event to Chrysler Village Community Fest, and made great progress in securing the details of the day. The group will begin soliciting donations for the event. If you’re interested in donating time, gifts, or funds, please contact us here!

CHRYSLER VILLAGE COMMUNITY DAY PLANNING MEETING
5:30PM, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9TH
CLEARING BRANCH OF THE CHICAGO PUBLIC LIBRARY

The Chrysler Village Community Day planning committee had a productive meeting hashing out details for advertising, fundraising, entertainment, pop-up museum and student projects, mural contest, historic site plaques, and oral histories. Stay tuned for more exciting updates!

CHRYSLER VILLAGE COMMUNITY DAY PLANNING MEETING
5:30pm, Thursday, January 14th
LAWLER PARK FIELD HOUSE

Representatives from the local community, the Clear-Ridge Historical Society, and the Loyola Public History Lab gathered to initiate planning for the first ever Chrysler Village Community Day.

The Community Day will tentatively take place in Lawler Park on Saturday, August 27th, from 12-3pm in the form of a community picnic/block party during which residents both past and present of Chrysler Village are invited to gather, eat, and build community as they learn about the history of Chrysler Village and what it offers today.

The Community Day will include the following activities:

  • The Chrysler Village History Booth/Pop-up Museum will feature community history projects from local students
  • An Oral History Booth will allow you to share your Chrysler Village story with friends and family
  • A Community Mural will be unveiled at the heart of Lawler Park. There will be a contest open to local students this spring to design the mural, and it will be painted over the summer by area youth.
  • The Kids’ Arts and Crafts Table will spark kids’ creativity and help families connect with Lawler Park activities.
  • A National Register Information and Plaque Ordering Booth will provide information on what placement on the National Register of Historic Places means to you. You will also have the opportunity to purchase a plaque for your home!

This can’t happen without your help! The next Community Day planning meeting will be on Wednesday, March 9th at the Clearing Branch of the Chicago Public Library, and it is open to the community. In the meantime, please visit chryslervillageproject.wordpress.com to learn more, and email chryslervillagehistoryproject@gmail.com if you have any specific questions or suggestions!

CHRYSLER VILLAGE HISTORY PROJECT COMMUNITY MEETING
6pm, Monday, September 28th
Lawler PARK field house

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An energized group of Chrysler Village and Clearing residents joined public history graduate students from Loyola University Chicago to discuss. The meeting began with a quick background of Chrysler Village’s nomination to the National Register of Historic Places and a current overview of the Chrysler Village History Project. The group then discussed ways to develop the oral history project and community day event.

If you are interested in being interviewed for the oral history project  or would like to help us plan the Chrysler Village community day, please contact us here.

Special thanks to Clear-Ridge Historical Society and Alderman Quinn’s office for their support and collaboration.

 

Explore the links below to learn more

Mural Project

We are happy to announce that the winning mural contest entry is a design by Daisy, a sixth grade student at Mark Twain Elementary. More details are forthcoming; stay tuned for some images and updates on the project!

Community Fest

Thank you for joining us at our first Chrysler Village Community Fest! Enjoy photos and videos from the event here.