WINNER! Activate Union Station Competition

Metropolitan Planning Council (MPC) has announced the two winners of their 2013 Activate Union Station placemaking contest, which this summer called for creative ideas to enliven Chicago’s iconic Union Station as a community gathering place and cultural asset. Blah Blah Blob!, submitted by Latent Design and Kent State Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative, will activate the Plaza at Fifth Third Center along the Chicago River. Each team is receives $5,000 to create a temporary installation to transform Union Station between Saturday, Aug. 24, and Monday, Sept. 2.

Be sure to come by the site and visit the installation, follow us on twitter #BlahBlahBlob or #ActivateUS and share!

Katherine Darnstadt