As the Chicago Monuments Project Advisory Committee considers monuments and memorials that promote incomplete, distorted, or harmful views of history, its work is divided into three areas of focus:
The Chicago Monuments Project is calling out the hard truths of our history — especially as they relate to racism and oppression.
We want all of Chicago’s communities to participate in this conversation. The public will play an essential role in helping to create our recommendations.
This is an opportunity to recontextualize the existing public art collection and create new work that embraces the stories, people and narratives that have been overlooked.