Welcome members and supporters of the Culture Coast, a collection of artistically vibrant neighborhoods on Chicago’s South Side. This website is a toolbox designed for the Culture Coast Network to spread excitement about the cultural landmarks and activities on the South Side. Our goal is to show the world the stomping grounds that have inspired jazz pioneers, literary legends, and arts visionaries. All on the Culture Coast.

Help us get the word out about the Culture Coast by using “Culture Coast,” building a collection of artists’ voices saying “Culture Coast,” planning an art happening, and/or getting the Culture Coast map to distribute.

Culture Coast Takes Off: American Way, the in-flight magazine of American Airlines, writes about “Chicago’s Culture Coast”

Thanks to all Culture Coast Network (HyPa) members and supporters who have invested in our South Side arts and cultural collaboration and the launch of the Culture Coast campaign including the National Endowment for the Arts, Southwest Airlines, University of Chicago’s Office of Civic Engagement, Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts,the Illinois Arts Council, Harper Court Arts Council, and the MacArthur Fund for Arts & Culture at The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation.