Chicago Public Library
South Chicago Branch
9055 South Houston Avenue
Chicago, IL 60617
Chicago Public Library System
City of Chicago Bureau of Architecture, architects
Opened May 21, 1994 - rededicated
14,000 SqFt

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Art in the Library

Christopher Buoscio
100th Street Bridge (Skyway), 1991
Painting - Oil
20h x 65w
Eleanor Clough
Big Fish, 1992
Recycled Metal and Plywood
102h x 51w
Claire Prussian
Movie Theater, 1993
Painting - Acrylic
32h x 42w
Street Sights Arts Program Students
Hands Mural, 1994
Painting - Tempura on wood
48h x 96w
Karl Wirsum
Single Signal, 1995
Print - Lithograph
20h x 15w
Kerry Marshall
Brownie, 1996
Print - Lithograph
20h x 15w
Mirtes Zweirzynski
Reading Before Writing, 1997
Decorative Art - Venetian Glass and Ceramic Tile
36h x 238w
Sarah Hoskins
First Haircut, 1996
Photograph - Black/white
12h x 8w
Michiko Itatani
Untitled (from Childhood's End), 1996
Print - Lithograph
20h x 15w
Decorative Art - Quilt, Blanket
74h x 77w
Blues and reds in geometric shapes