IIT College of Architecture first year architecture design students have designed and built functional and figural works of wood recovered from trees in Reed-Keppler Park which was hit by a July 2012 storm.
The student work will be displayed at West Chicago’s annual Railroad Days festival which will take place Thursday, July 10-Sunday, July 13, 2014 at the park located at 129 West National Street in West Chicago marking the two-year anniversary of the storm. The hours are: 5-10 pm on July 10; 5-11 pm on July 11; noon-midnight on July 12, and 3-10 pm on July 13. Admission is free. Call 630.231.3003 for more information.
At this event, the students and the West Chicago community will demonstrate the woodwork created from the lost of the trees. Read more to learn more about this project.