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DuSable Museum Adding New Outdoor Event Space

The landscaped plaza will host weddings and private functions in the South Side's Washington Park.

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An old parking lot at Washington Park’s DuSable Museum of African-American History will get new life as a landscaped outdoor event space for private functions and weddings, the South Side museum announced last week. The $582,440 project is expected to be done in time for September’s Chicago Architecture Biennial.