Tour of Fulton Market District taps into creativity of businesses in one of Chicago’s last urban neighborhoods in transition
Business owners representing nearly two dozen venues—ranging from art galleries to fashion boutiques and personal care services, from food and beverage establishments to retail stores—all of them pioneers in one of the city’s last urban neighborhoods
“Explore Fulton Market.” The merchants have banded together to let Chicagoans visit their revitalized ‘hood and glimpse the dramatic changes that have turned it into a vibrant melting pot of businesses. Many are offering incentives to welcome visitors to “Explore Fulton Market,” a trip of discovery and excitement in the Fulton Market District between 800 and 1200 West (roughly Halsted Street to Racine Avenue and Kinzie Street to Randolph Street). Play the map game and win prizes in our giveaway!
Saturday, May 18th, 2013 | 12 noon-5pm
Fulton Market Street—between 800 and 1200 West (Halsted Street west to Racine Avenue and Kinzie Street north to Randolph Street)
Thanks to all our wonderful fans of Explore Fulton Market. We were fortunate to have great weather during the event and 100′s of people came out to walk our great neighborhood. Special thank you to all our partners and sponsors that make this event possible. Merchants of Fulton Market, Sterling Bay, K2 Apartments, Fulton River District Assoc., Neighbors of West Loop & Dr. Graphx. Winners of the giveaways will be emailed if they win a prize. See you for another EFM in October.
Due to circumstances out of our control Private Dental Services and Aesthetic Dermatology will NOT be open for Explore Fulton Market tomorrow. Maps for the game had already been printed when we learned of the issue. Thank you!
We are happy to announce that K2 Apartments will be hosting an after party for Explore Fulton Market participants. After EFM on May 18th, guests are invited to attend a summer BBQ at K2 Apartments located at 365 N. Halsted Street from 4:30-6:30 P.M. Food and beverages will be provided on the outdoor patio. Bring your appetites!
Check out Kasia Kay Art Projects during Explore Fulton Market. They are offering 10% off any available artwork on that Saturday. The gallery is located at 215 N. Aberdeen St. (between Fulton Market and Lake streets).www.kasiakaygallery.com Currently on view at the … Continue reading →
West Loop/Fulton Market Tours:
Every Six Weeks on a Saturday 1:30-3pm. Important: Meet by 1:30 at the first gallery on tour. If you miss the group, catch-up at the 2nd gallery listed, etc. See online schedule for details.
A gallery representative leads a guided tour of 4 galleries. The gallery roster + tour leader change weekly + conversation centers on the exhibits + artists on view. Tours are free + run rain or shine every weekend of the year, except on major holiday weekends.
No reservations are required. For private group or corporate tours, please call CGN at 312-649-0064.
West Loop: Meet at FM Gallery-310 N. Peoria by 1:30pm April 13:
1:30 FM Gallery, 310 N. Peoria
2:00 Packer Schopf Gallery, 942 W. Lake
2:30 Kasia Kay Art Projects Gallery, 215 N. Aberdeen
3:00 Mars Gallery, 1139 W. Fulton Market