cityLab is a summer workshop that studies neighborhood history, data collection and personal stories of South Chicago
cityLab 2013
Intersections @ Parkside

Intersections @ Parkside

Placemaking @ Parkside

Placemaking @ Parkside

Pedestrian Activity @ Parkside

Pedestrian Activity @ Parkside

The information above is the result of six weeks of observations at Parkside of Old Town. During the six weeks we observed that many bicyclists were using the sidewalk as opposed to street. This should not come as any surprise due the speed at which cars travel along Division, in addition to the lack of...
cityLab Graduation Ceremony

cityLab Graduation Ceremony

It's all over!

It’s all over!

This is the last time you hear from me. This is because today is the last day of CityLab. I have come a long way since the day I first arrived here which feels like a long time ago. I have met a lot of great people and I have also gained many skills that...
the last day

the last day

Today is the last Day of our six weeks. This has been a great a summer with city lab, I learned a lot about everything we covered within these 6 weeks. Even though it was stressful I learned so much, like how to use InDesign, meet new people, patients, and I learned more about my...
The End Is Here!

The End Is Here!

Today is my last day as a Citylab intern, boy does time fly! This experience has been great for me from the first day to today the very last day. Before I started this program I had no intentions on looking into architecture but now I do. When I looked at my community all I...
Time Fly's By

Time Fly’s By

Time does fly by when you’re having fun. That is the feeling I have now that our six week program has ended. It feels like if it was week one and we were barely learning the ropes around the office. I remember being nervous about starting the internship since I wasn’t sure what to expect....
There's no I in TEAM!

There’s no I in TEAM!

We would not be where we are now if it weren’t for these past 5 weeks! Its only today that you realize and recognize the hard work each of us put into this project and how much we all had throughout the process. Today was CityLab’s final presentation day and although we still have yet...
Final Presentation

Final Presentation

Today was our final presentation. All this morning we were preparing what we were going to say and making sure everything was in place for the presentation.  We each had our own part of the PowerPoint that we added into one. For example I had the intro, retail and work space, and also hangout spots....
Week Six - Wednesday

Week Six – Wednesday

Final Presentation

Final Presentation

Today of all days was the biggest day for Citylab. All the data and observation from the six weeks came together at our final presentation. Every bit of information we gathered over the six week workshop we put into a power point. There were many guests who joined us this afternoon to sit and listen...