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Saving iconic religious art in Chicago: Loop stained glass, River Grove mosaic at risk

There are fears over what could happen to a towering stained-glass work at financially troubled Chicago Loop Synagogue and a mosaic at River Grove’s old Guerin Catholic high school.

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Artists, volunteers transformed King College Prep’s halls with murals

With the help of the organization Chi Gives Back, they turned the walls of the South Side school into canvases filled with art.

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Restored mosaic on the Far North Side highlights Jewish immigrants’ struggles

It has adorned the Bernard Horwich JCC on Touhy Avenue in West Ridge since 1980. It portrays the challenges they faced coming here in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Students’ mural in Humboldt Park spotlights what’s important to its creators

So it includes famous people whose deaths touched them. And it also spotlights the Black Lives Matter movement and LGBTQ rights.

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Next time you’re at O’Hare Airport between Terminals 2 and 3, look up

You’ll see a mosaic, installed in 2007, titled ‘On the Wings of Water.’ It’s meant to make people think about how we take care of that precious resource.

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More than a century old, mural portraying Jesus as Black still inspires but needs a touchup

The "Risen Christ Mural" that adorns the ceiling of Quinn A.M.E. Church on the Near South Side was painted by a church member named Proctor Chisholm in 1904.

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Rogers Park mural addresses racial unrest of the past year

Artists CJ Williams and Kristianna Jacques painted "Color Through Chaos" on the side of a restaurant in response to weeks of protests in Chicago over the summer.

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Maxwell Street mural spotlights the history of the storied market and neighborhood

Nick Goettling aimed to keep the memory of the once-bustling marketplace alive in the mural he painted on a retaining wall near 15th and Morgan streets.