Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable, a Haitian-born fur trader, is recognized as the founder of the city of Chicago. The statue, created by Erik Blome in 2009, was donated to the Chicago Public Art Collection by Lesley Benodin to commemorate DuSable.
Kick-off A Magnificent Summer
A Magnificent Summer is nearly here, and we are starting the celebration a little early on The Magnificent Mile! Join The Magnificent Mile Association in welcoming the upcoming season with a spontaneous pop-up celebration in Pioneer Court on Tuesday, May 24 from 12:00 - 3:00 p.m. Read moreRead more