Contemporary and sustainable design thrives on Grand Avenue, where for one autumn weekend the best local makers and collectors of design objects will open house and pop-up shop in an aesthetic marketplace. Vintage and antique objects find their afterlife amongst environmentally conscious and modern goods handcrafted by top Chicago designers.
West Fest Chicago
Like booming West Town, West Fest has grown from a quaint street party into one of the most popular festivals of the year. West Fest's reputation has caught on with critics alike, in 2013 the Chicago Tribune singled it out as one of the "best" summer fests in Chicagoland!
Guerrilla Truck Show
From 2005-2014, during Neocon, the world's largest international trade fair, Morlen Sinoway Atelier hosted The Guerrilla Truck Show. The event served as a platform for creatives of all types to showcase their work in a temporary gallery space within the back of a truck.