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Reimagining DuSable Park: A Design Studio Led by IIT Students to Inform an Updated Park Framework Plan - Shared screen with speaker view
Abigail - Friends of the Parks
18:42
https://www.fotp.org/2021-parks-as-democracy.html
Juanita Irizarry
32:10
As Professor Henderson gets us started, let me also acknowledge that we have with us landscape architect Terry Guen who was one of our panelists at our very first Parks as Democracy? Luncheon to talk about what it means for parks to be democratic spaces. Thanks for being with us, Terry!
Juanita Irizarry
35:36
Please feel free to put comments or questions in the chat.
Frederick Bates
39:54
There are a large number of bus runs on Michigan Ave. coming from many parts of the city that would drop people off within a minute or two of DuSable Park.
Frederick Bates
41:51
Fascinating.
TGDA
45:31
Excellent Site Context Davey- very thoughtful.
TGDA
45:50
For the record Millennium Park is Public and operated by the City of Chicago Dept of Cultural Affairs with a not for profit Millennium Park Inc
Ivan Sanchez
47:34
will this recorded webinar be posted somewhere to view later, ie a youtube channel?? and the ones on Nov 12 and 13 also?? thx
Nancy Juda
48:29
Loud trees. Love that!
Abigail - Friends of the Parks
49:41
@Ivan Today’s and Nov 12 will be. Nov 13 is in collaboration with Chicago Humanities Festival so we’ll have to check with them!
Juanita Irizarry
50:38
Ivan, yes, this will be posted for public viewing later. Same for the November 12 panel.
Frederick Bates
50:56
Hans, a visit now when insects are mostly dormant would be great.
Juanita Irizarry
51:53
The November 13 events will be the property of the Chicago Humanities Festival, so we won't be able to control what they do with that one in follow up. (That one will be an in-person event. Not sure about electronic access.)
Juanita Irizarry
55:27
Fascinating stuff--all of it! Great inspiration for reimagination!
María Villalobos
56:39
What an inspiring declaration that DuSable Park’s development must belong to the youngest among us!
María Villalobos
58:30
Imagination free from capitalistic interest and emerging from deep and informed reflection about the ancestors and the Great Lakes. Bravo! Bellissimo!!!
Nancy Juda
58:56
Each concept is so interesting and intriguing!
Abigail - Friends of the Parks
01:02:22
Feel free to put your questions in the chat or use the raise your hand feature to let us know if you would like to speak!
Gail Spreen
01:02:58
Gail would like to make a few comments
Dr John Armand
01:04:26
It's great to remember and include Mayor Harold Washington in the design.
Dr John Armand
01:08:45
John Armand.. Let's not forget the person of Jean-Baptiste Point DuSable in the design.
Juanita Irizarry
01:09:00
One of our staff indeed has been part of that women's water walk.
iPhone (3)
01:14:49
I have a few questions :- how could the park be an interactive destination for the families who visit Navy Pier?- Could there be next to the park a historical place/ settlement acknowledging the Potawatomi and the French/British heritage, with for example a canoe rental place to go from the park to DuSable’s home location, which is I believe where the Apple store is located?- Could you tell us what makes a park of this size attractive?- I am curious of how you use the different levels of the park as a ceremonial place.Pascale Kichler French Heritage Society, Chicago Chapter
Frederick Bates
01:15:20
Could each of the presenters talk a bit more about how they would incorporate the lake itself, a sense of shoreline...not just a drop off but a shore and entrance to the lakes history.
Dr John Armand
01:16:41
Good points, Gail.
Juanita Irizarry
01:16:42
Very helpful, Gail! Thanks for your insights and long years of history committed to this project.
María Villalobos
01:16:49
Great points Gail!
Davey Friday
01:17:02
very very helpful insight thank you
Ron Henderson
01:19:49
Hi, I see Pascale and Etzer with their hands up.
Juanita Irizarry
01:21:24
Thanks, Kenny!
Juanita Irizarry
01:24:26
Cool, Nick!
pascale kichler
01:25:48
I thought that this inflatable sculpture of dusable and his Potawatomi wife was the perfect size for the location. http://origin.misc.pagesuite.com/297280d2-593d-4b52-bb63-0e1577001aac/images/IMG_chi-floating-museum-_2_1_AK5ON6NN.jpg
Juanita Irizarry
01:27:41
Good insights!
Ivan Sanchez
01:28:43
the inflatable sculpture is a project of the floating museum. I think it has been installed at dusable park at least 1x. it made visits to different parks this summer/ early fall in 2021
pascale kichler
01:28:55
This park is mostly viewed from above. From lakeshore drive
Juanita Irizarry
01:30:25
There definitely have been conversations over the years about a statue of DuSable on site.
Ivan Sanchez
01:31:18
related midwest, I think, is doing the twin towers that face the lakefront/dusable park. is the development company committing funds to the park and or trails to connect to it etc??
Juanita Irizarry
01:31:42
Ivan, Related Midwest has committed $10million for the park.
Juanita Irizarry
01:32:51
One of the long-time Coalition members who is not with us today, Peggy Montes, is connected to a fund at the Art Institute that was to be a source of funding for a statue of DuSable. Times have changed, and maybe those dollars would come from somewhere else at this point, but that has long been a strong part of the conversation.
Nancy Juda
01:32:54
Is anyone considering including an audio element that visitors and others can access on line on their phones? Maybe a bit of the history, storytelling, etc?
Gail Spreen
01:33:40
Could do thru QR codes and video
treeeeeeman
01:36:59
There is a connection with council rings from DuSable to Jens Jensen the father of prairie architecture
TGDA
01:37:27
Etzer, beautifully said. DuSable Park as a place for Cultures in dialogue. Ceremonies celebrating multiculturalism. Bridging differences. Checking preconceptions at the door...
Mark
01:37:34
Nice to see proposals that aren't "attraction" based designs. Sometimes the place at the end of the path is where you go to enjoy the view and the landscape or enjoy your companions or your solitude.
pascale kichler
01:37:41
That yellow DuSable head from the floating museum was visible from LSD and was stunning. https://floatingmuseum.org/Founder
Juanita Irizarry
01:37:42
Treeeeeman, indeed! That came to my mind as well.
Juanita Irizarry
01:38:18
FYI, all, the Faheem Majid of the Floating Museum is a long-time key member of the DuSable Park Coalition.
Ivan Sanchez
01:38:19
qr codes/videos would be good. various statues in the city, up until a certain time I think, had qr codes where visitors could activate them and hear a celebrity give some history on the statue/site from the statue's point of view.
Nilay Mistry
01:38:53
Augmented reality installations can facilitate a dynamic portrayal of information directly within the space that can continue to evolve over time.
treeeeeeman
01:39:21
Skyliine Park Connection?
Ivan Sanchez
01:42:28
www.statuestorieschicago.com and the chicago history museum or some non profit did an augmented reality for visitors to see the Eastland tragedy.
Dr John Armand
01:43:42
The park should be inclusive and very practical for good use or a learning place. Possibly a podium where the public can meet to discuss social and public issues. This way more and more people will look and learn more about this particular park and appreciate its historical importance.
Nilay Mistry
01:46:15
All exciting explorations, congratulations to the studio!
pascale kichler
01:46:26
Ii just love giant size sculptures in our skyline city. This man looking at the sun was a formidable sculpture. Maybe the artist could do dusable and his Potowatomi wife https://www.google.com/search?q=the+man+looking+at+the+sky+sculpture+on+lke+ahore+drive&client=safari&hl=en-us&sxsrf=AOaemvKdrNMw3UAWB90k17A-3thuNtE0Ug%3A1635532539248&ei=-z58YcXTDpPG1QGGsLbABw&oq=the+man+looking+at+the+sky+sculpture+on+lke+ahore+drive&gs_lcp=ChNtb2JpbGUtZ3dzLXdpei1zZXJwEAMyBwghEAoQoAEyBwghEAoQqwI6BAgAEEc6BQghEKABOgUIIRCrAjoICCEQFhAdEB5QvDlY1Flg4FxoAHABeACAAY8BiAHSD5IBBDExLjiYAQCgAQHIAQjAAQE&sclient=mobile-gws-wiz-serp#imgrc=Y6u4iaMFkxrqPM
Krista Dawson
01:46:41
thank you for spending time helping educate us on DuSable and the Park Terry!
pascale kichler
01:47:46
The hot Instagram site was a genius remark. Thank you
Davey Friday
01:47:50
Can't take all the credit! that was a group investigation. I was simply the voice!
Vrittany Salais
01:48:27
Thanks Terry!
Gail Spreen
01:48:48
Dogs and Restrooms should be considered too
Vrittany Salais
01:49:15
Thank you to everyone for their comments and questions, they are really going to be a HUGE help as we progress forward with our studies and investigations.
Ron Henderson
01:53:58
Maria Villalobos next and then we can conclude with Juanita. Thank you all so much for inviting us to participate in this great legacy of activism, commitment, and joy.
Frederick Bates
01:54:40
Lovely summation Serge. Perhaps DuSable as a museum could be further encompassed in the process as well.
Nancy Juda
01:57:08
Ron and everyone, you have returned me to activism, commitment, and joy. Thank you!
TGDA
02:01:11
Thank you Maria. Terrific studio!
Hans Friedl
02:03:32
Thank you so much for giving us the opportunity to work on this project!
María Villalobos
02:03:47
Thank you all ! Lots of work ahead
Krista Dawson
02:03:50
thank you everyone! we really appreciate your input!
Davey Friday
02:03:54
Thanks folks!!!
Serge JC Pierre-Louis
02:03:54
Great meeting!
Nancy Juda
02:05:01
See you there!