Chicago’s Union Station is an iconic building and a major transportation hub—but it could be so much more: a gathering place for West Loop residents, an attraction for tourists, another cultural jewel in Chicago’s crown.
Apply below by Wednesday, July 24, at 5 p.m.Two winners will receive $5,000 each, underwritten by Fifth Third Bank, to make their ideas happen at Union Station between Aug. 24 and Sept. 2.
Now is your chance to Activate Union Station. The Metropolitan Planning Council’s Fifth Annual Placemaking Contest, sponsored by Fifth Third Bank, is awarding cash prizes to the best ideas to breathe new life into Chicago’s Union Station.
We want you to dream it and design it … if you win, we’ll give you $5,000 to make it happen for nine days this summer, between Aug. 24 and Sept. 2. Enter using the form below between now and July 24!