After attending the program’s culminating exhibition on August 14, reporter Allison Matyus wrote about Crosswalk for the Hyde Park Herald. This innovative Urban Gateways program brought high school students and residents of Montgomery Place Retirement Community together to create art, focusing on conceptions of “home”. The intergenerational project broke down barriers between age groups and proved that creativity lasts a lifetime. Read the article here. >>
Qadash Troutman, recent graduate of University of Chicago Charter School Woodlawn campus, discusses a collaborative work he co-created with Montgomery Place residents Marilyn Weigensberg and Alex Elwyn. Photo by Waldemar Reichert.