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.
Join us for a poetry reading featuring Claire Pentecost with Beth Jacobs and MMM with Clareese Hill.
Open House Chicago: Explore Chicago's Architectural Wonders
Enjoy a lively day in Chicago starting with a one of a kind experience at Ed Debevic's. Then off to your Open House Chicago 2023 adventure. Savor a Halloween-themed afternoon tea at The Ritz-Carlton Chicago. Finally, end your day with some fun at Flight Club.Read more Read more