Kemper Room Art Gallery, Chicago

An art exhibit specializing in late-modern and contemporary art..

An art exhibit specializing in late-modern and contemporary art.
















About Kemper Room Art Gallery

 35 W 33rd St

Kemper Room Art Gallery and Nearby Sights on Map

S.R. Crown Hall

A major architectural landmark, designed by none other than Mies van der Rohe

Chicago Bee Building

The home of the Chicago Bee Newspaper, which was founded by Anthony Overton to promote black businesses and issues

Overton Hygienic Building

Built by the wildly successful African-American entrepreneur Anthony Overton to house the headquarters of his nation-wide cosmetics franchise

Unity Hall

Built in 1887 to house a Jewish social organization, this building became famous as the headquarters of the Peoples Movement Club, founded by Oscar Stanton De Priest (1871-1951), the first African-American on Chicago's City Council and the first northern black delegate to the U

Armour Square Park

A good place to play some baseball, soccer, volleyball, basketball, or take a dip in the pool

Chicago Defender Building

Initially built in 1899 as a Jewish synagogue, this building housed the Chicago Defender (the nation's foremost African-American newspaper through World War I) from 1920-1960

U.S. Cellular Field

Formerly known as New Comiskey Park, this is the home of the White Sox - or, as the name is properly phrased in the company of Cubs fans, The 2005 World Champion White Sox

Wabash Avenue YMCA

Bronzeville's YMCA, housed in a huge 1913 brown-pressed brick building, was a major social and cultural center for the neighborhood in its heyday, providing job training and housing for recent arrivals in addition to its more common functions

Sunset Cafe

Countless jazz legends played at this legendary jazz club, including: Bix Beiderbecke, Jimmy Dorsey, Benny Goodman, Earl Hines, Fletcher Henderson, Count Basie, and of course, Louis Armstrong

Eighth Regiment Armory

This was the first armory for an African-American regiment, serving the 'Fighting 8th,' which fought in the Spanish-American War and served with distinction in World War I