"Art is Business" Reposted for Laura Weathered,  Executive Director NNWAC


On behalf of The Community Builders, we would like to introduce you to 613 and 637 at Cornerstone! Cornerstone is a collection of apartments in Bronzeville’s North Washington Park neighborhood which includes 14 new apartments designed to support working artist households. At 613 and 637, our mission is to provide high quality housing that supports the needs of artists and their families, as well as the surrounding community’s continuing commitment to the arts by attracting individuals from diverse artistic and cultural backgrounds.

Cornerstone Apartments offers a high quality amenity package including a minimum of 10' ceilings, large windows, utility sinks, and flexible open space, as well as in-unit washers and dryers, luxury vinyl plank floors, and back porches, as well as, common space available exclusively to residents. This includes an 18’ x 30’ performing arts and flex practice space with 13’ ceilings, wood sprung floors, natural light, a sound isolation room for small groups or individuals, and a small communal meeting space with free Wi-Fi. Cornerstone Apartments is intentionally affordable and will remain that way for the long term, as will its leasing preferences for working artists.

As an artist stakeholder in the Bronzeville community, we encourage you to disseminate this information to individuals, families, and organizations who would be interested in this new development. Check out our flyer below and CLICK HERE to be directed to our website!