Neighborhood Love Notes

  • Mail art pop-up card

    Mail art pop-up card
    Photos by Peter Semington/Dunn & Semington


  • Photo courtesy of Xiaolu Wang

Neighborhood Love Notes is a mail art project by Rachel Jendrzejewski and Drew Sieplinga. This spring, all residents and businesses in the Central, Powderhorn Park, Bancroft, and Bryant neighborhoods were sent a gift in the mail – a pop-up card and original poem – plus… Continue Reading Neighborhood Love Notes

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Where We’re Going/Where We’re At

Poems and music collaboratively created with resident artists and students at Transition Plus. Continue Reading Where We’re Going/Where We’re At

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Together We Hold Each Other Up

  • photo by Clarence Reed

    photo by Clarence Reed

  • Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

    Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

  • Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

    Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

  • Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

    Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

  • Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

    Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

  • Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

    Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

  • Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

    Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

  • Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

    Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

  • Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

    Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

  • Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

    Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

  • Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

    Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

  • Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

    Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

Building community by building beautiful benches that will permanently live in the Paradise Garden next door to the Cafe Southside on Chicago Avenue. Continue Reading Together We Hold Each Other Up

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PPPP/TTTT

  • The Temporary Table Tennis Trailer at Pillsbury House + Theatre

    The Temporary Table Tennis Trailer at Pillsbury House + Theatre

  • The Temporary Table Tennis Trailer at Powderhorn Park

    The Temporary Table Tennis Trailer at Powderhorn Park

  • Mockup of Temporary Table Tennis Trailor

    Mockup of Temporary Table Tennis Trailor

  • PPPP/TTTT in production

    PPPP/TTTT in production

  • PPPP/TTTT

    PPPP/TTTT

  • The Temporary Table Tennis Trailer at Pillsbury House + Theatre

    The Temporary Table Tennis Trailer at Pillsbury House + Theatre

  • Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

    Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

  • Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

    Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

  • Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

    Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

  • Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

    Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

  • Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

    Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

  • Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

    Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

Popup Ping Pong Park (PPPP) / Temporary Table Tennis Trailer (TTTT) will consist of a trailer mounted regulation size steel ping pong table that will appear in different lots, vacant spaces and yards along Chicago Ave to engage people in conversation and the sport of Table Tennis. Continue Reading PPPP/TTTT

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Wish Well

  • Initial Wish Well design mock-up by Michael Hoyt

    Initial Wish Well design mock-up by Michael Hoyt

  • Wish Well on the corner of Chicago Avenue and 35th Street

    Wish Well on the corner of Chicago Avenue and 35th Street

  • Multi-purpose seating / stage

    Multi-purpose seating / stage

  • Wishes are collected and entered into a scrolling LED sign that displays messages in English and Spanish.

    Wishes are collected and entered into a scrolling LED sign that displays messages in English and Spanish.

  • The creation of an exterior public gathering space at the corner of 35th and Chicago will transforms a drab area into a vibrant public square.

    The creation of an exterior public gathering space at the corner of 35th and Chicago will transforms a drab area into a vibrant public square.

  • Wish Well becomes a multi-functional space outside of Pillsbury House.

    Wish Well becomes a multi-functional space outside of Pillsbury House.

  • Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

    Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

  • Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

    Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

  • Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

    Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

  • Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

    Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

  • Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

    Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

  • Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

    Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

Wish Well is a contemplative, public space that invites community members to simply sit, share, and reflect on mass well wishes left anonymously by community members. Continue Reading Wish Well

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Utility Box Photo Wraps

  • Mock up of photo-wrap images

    Mock up of photo-wrap images

  • Utility box on 34th Street and Chicago Avenue

    Utility box on 34th Street and Chicago Avenue

  • Utility Box on 38th Street and Chicago Avenue

    Utility Box on 38th Street and Chicago Avenue

  • Utility box on 35th Street and Chicago outside of StevenBe's

    Utility box on 35th Street and Chicago outside of StevenBe's

  • The creation of an exterior public gathering space at the corner of 35th and Chicago will transforms a drab area into a vibrant public square.

    The creation of an exterior public gathering space at the corner of 35th and Chicago will transforms a drab area into a vibrant public square.

  • Wish Well becomes a multi-functional space outside of Pillsbury House.

    Wish Well becomes a multi-functional space outside of Pillsbury House.

  • Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

    Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

  • Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

    Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

  • Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

    Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

  • Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

    Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

  • Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

    Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

  • Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

    Tile-Painting Workshop; photo by Clarence Reed

Six utility boxes along the Chicago Avenue corridor wrapped with collaged photographs from the Powderhorn365 photography project. Continue Reading Utility Box Photo Wraps

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Bicycle Racks

  • Mock up of photo-wrap images

    Mock up of photo-wrap images

  • Kelly and Loren; photo by Ethan Turcotte

    Kelly and Loren; photo by Ethan Turcotte

  • Angie Raschio; photo by Ethan Turcotte

    Angie Raschio; photo by Ethan Turcotte

  • Loren Ziemek; photo by Ethan Turcotte

    Loren Ziemek; photo by Ethan Turcotte

  • Kelly Brazil; photo by Ethan Turcotte

    Kelly Brazil; photo by Ethan Turcotte

  • photo by Ethan Turcotte

    photo by Ethan Turcotte

  • After pitching their bike rack proposal at CPED

    After pitching their bike rack proposal at CPED

  • Bike Rack Test, photo by Ethan Turcotte

    Bike Rack Test, photo by Ethan Turcotte

  • Bike Rack Test, photo by Ethan Turcotte

    Bike Rack Test, photo by Ethan Turcotte

  • Kelly and youth at Urban Arts Academy, photo by Ethan Turcotte

    Kelly and youth at Urban Arts Academy, photo by Ethan Turcotte

  • Bike rack outside of Cafe Southside on 34th and Chicago

    Bike rack outside of Cafe Southside on 34th and Chicago

  • Installing the bike racks outside of Modern Times on 32nd and Chicago, photo by Ethan Turcotte

    Installing the bike racks outside of Modern Times on 32nd and Chicago, photo by Ethan Turcotte

  • The final bike racks outside of Modern Times on 32nd and Chicago, photo by Ethan Turcotte

    The final bike racks outside of Modern Times on 32nd and Chicago, photo by Ethan Turcotte

  • Loren, Angie, and Kelly with their finished bike rack.

    Loren, Angie, and Kelly with their finished bike rack.

Welding five separate bicycle racks along the Chicago Avenue Corridor, incorporating themes or flavors of each location, and completed in partnership with youth with ties to Full Cycle Bike Shop. Continue Reading Bicycle Racks

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Hothouse Mural

  • Mural, before the metal-work installation.

    Mural, before the metal-work installation.

  • Metal-work installation close-up.

    Metal-work installation close-up.

  • Final mural with metal-work.

    Final mural with metal-work.

  • Loren Ziemek; photo by Ethan Turcotte

    Loren Ziemek; photo by Ethan Turcotte

  • Kelly Brazil; photo by Ethan Turcotte

    Kelly Brazil; photo by Ethan Turcotte

  • photo by Ethan Turcotte

    photo by Ethan Turcotte

  • After pitching their bike rack proposal at CPED

    After pitching their bike rack proposal at CPED

  • Bike Rack Test, photo by Ethan Turcotte

    Bike Rack Test, photo by Ethan Turcotte

  • Bike Rack Test, photo by Ethan Turcotte

    Bike Rack Test, photo by Ethan Turcotte

  • Kelly and youth at Urban Arts Academy, photo by Ethan Turcotte

    Kelly and youth at Urban Arts Academy, photo by Ethan Turcotte

  • Bike rack outside of Cafe Southside on 34th and Chicago

    Bike rack outside of Cafe Southside on 34th and Chicago

  • Installing the bike racks outside of Modern Times on 32nd and Chicago, photo by Ethan Turcotte

    Installing the bike racks outside of Modern Times on 32nd and Chicago, photo by Ethan Turcotte

  • The final bike racks outside of Modern Times on 32nd and Chicago, photo by Ethan Turcotte

    The final bike racks outside of Modern Times on 32nd and Chicago, photo by Ethan Turcotte

  • Loren, Angie, and Kelly with their finished bike rack.

    Loren, Angie, and Kelly with their finished bike rack.

The mural design combines elements of the building’s movie theater history with an homage to the fiery work being produced at CAFAC and incorporates sculptural metal pieces and LED elements, fabricated by youth from the Hennepin County Home School. Continue Reading Hothouse Mural

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Art Stops

  • Bench on 34th and Chicago bus stop; photos by Stephanie D. Morris

    Bench on 34th and Chicago bus stop; photos by Stephanie D. Morris

  • Art Stop trash can near the wetlands on 37th and Chicago; photo by Stephanie D. Morris

    Art Stop trash can near the wetlands on 37th and Chicago; photo by Stephanie D. Morris

  • TAWU Artists Christopher Deanes, Barbara Thomas, Sabreen Hasan and Stephanie Morris discussing the design of the ArtStop Garden painting

    TAWU Artists Christopher Deanes, Barbara Thomas, Sabreen Hasan and Stephanie Morris discussing the design of the ArtStop Garden painting

  • ArtStop Garden Painting; photo by Stephanie D. Morris

    ArtStop Garden Painting; photo by Stephanie D. Morris

  • Christopher Deanes, Sabreen Hasan, and Rakhi Bisen on site with property owner Florence Hill (3201 Chicago ) where the unveiling of the new painting for the ArtStop Garden took place

    Christopher Deanes, Sabreen Hasan, and Rakhi Bisen on site with property owner Florence Hill (3201 Chicago ) where the unveiling of the new painting for the ArtStop Garden took place

  • Art Stop bench at the south-bound bus stop on 38th and Chicagop; photos by Stephanie D. Morris

    Art Stop bench at the south-bound bus stop on 38th and Chicagop; photos by Stephanie D. Morris

  • Esther Osayande working on her Soul Pole.

    Esther Osayande working on her Soul Pole.

  • Loretta Day, TAWU Coordinator, working on her Soul Pole.

    Loretta Day, TAWU Coordinator, working on her Soul Pole.

  • Four Soul Poles along Chicago Avenue between 32nd and 42nd Streets!

    Four Soul Poles along Chicago Avenue between 32nd and 42nd Streets!

  • Art Stop trash can; photo by Stephanie D. Morris

    Art Stop trash can; photo by Stephanie D. Morris

  • TAWU artists at the unveiling of the new painting in the ArtStop garden on 32nd and Chicago; photo by Stephanie D. Morris

    TAWU artists at the unveiling of the new painting in the ArtStop garden on 32nd and Chicago; photo by Stephanie D. Morris

  • Soul Pole on 34th and Chicago; photo by Stephanie D. Morris

    Soul Pole on 34th and Chicago; photo by Stephanie D. Morris

  • Art Stop Trash Can; photo by Stephanie D. Morris

    Art Stop Trash Can; photo by Stephanie D. Morris

  • Art Stop Trash Can; photo by Stephanie D. Morris

    Art Stop Trash Can; photo by Stephanie D. Morris

TAWU Artist Group transforms bus stops into “Art Stops.” Continue Reading Art Stops

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We are the Other

  • Samir Abumayyaleh, one of the owners of Cup Foods on 38th and Chicago

    Samir Abumayyaleh, one of the owners of Cup Foods on 38th and Chicago

  • Charles and Hai and Melanie. Charles’ chalkboard says, “I am a fair-minded person. I wish the world would do the same.” Hai’s chalkboard says, “When I come to the US, I don’t have not thing. With my bare hands and hard word I now own two barber shops.”

    Charles and Hai and Melanie. Charles’ chalkboard says, “I am a fair-minded person. I wish the world would do the same.” Hai’s chalkboard says, “When I come to the US, I don’t have not thing. With my bare hands and hard word I now own two barber shops.”

  • Hai singing

    Hai singing

  • World Outreach Church

    World Outreach Church

  • Main Street Market

    Main Street Market

  • Carla and Christy

    Carla and Christy

  • Jaymie

    Jaymie

  • Samm

    Samm

  • Transitions Plus, Wilder School

    Transitions Plus, Wilder School

  • Wing hangs a photo at Cup Foods

    Wing hangs a photo at Cup Foods

  • Jaymie photo at Cup Foods

    Jaymie photo at Cup Foods

  • Wing Young Huie leading a walking tour at the June 8th Arts on Chicago Celebration

    Wing Young Huie leading a walking tour at the June 8th Arts on Chicago Celebration

  • Art Stop Trash Can; photo by Stephanie D. Morris

    Art Stop Trash Can; photo by Stephanie D. Morris

  • Art Stop Trash Can; photo by Stephanie D. Morris

    Art Stop Trash Can; photo by Stephanie D. Morris

Wing Young Huie will photograph the businesses, residents, organizations, places of worship, and street life on Chicago Avenue from 32nd to 42nd, using conceptual concepts to connect those who don’t know each other well or at all, and display about 100 photographs in various businesses along the corridor. Continue Reading We are the Other

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