Chicago Public Library
Walker Branch
11071 South Hoyne Avenue
Chicago, IL 60643
Chicago Public Library System
Vickery/Oversat/Aswumb, architects
Opened September 16, 1995 - re-opened
11,500 SqFt

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Art in the Library

Oscar Romero
The Knowledge that Books Give Us, 1995
Oil on canvas
86h x 226.5w
David Russick
Ceramic Tile, 1996
Decorative Art - Ceramics
60h x 171w
Nancy Tiemec
From Mycology to Zoology, 1979
Print, 65/100
9.5h x 23w
Textile - Cloth
108h x 36w
Four kente panels
Jack Simmerling
Morgan Park, 1967
Drawing - Pencil
4.25h x 5.5w
Dominic Russo
George C. Walker Branch Library Hundreth Anniversary, 1890-1990
Graphic Art - Architectural Rendering
10h x 18w
Ethel Wirthafter
Title unknown, 1996
Print - Batik
23.25h x 17.25w
Ethel Wirthafter
Title unknown, 1994
Print - Batik
21.25h x 18w
Ethel Wirthafter
Print - Batik
13h x 19w
Montage of children holding hands
Ethel Wirthafter
Batik print
13.25h x 12.75w
Four children with arms extended