Our Future Home

62 S. Grove Ave
Elgin, IL
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Through the generous support of the Reva & David Logan Foundation, Side Street Studio Arts, NFP is embarking on an exciting transition - moving to a permanent location in downtown Elgin! Our future home, located at 62 S. Grove Ave., will allow our exhibition, performance, education, and advocacy programs to all live under one roof, offer greater accessibility for all, and quadruple our space. 

 

The Logan Foundation has purchased this historic riverfront building and will rent it back to Side Street for a nominal amount. This will save our organization approximately $50,000 per year, which can go back into programming and paying artists. That said, we have grand plans for build-out and programming growth, and we need your help!

 

Your tax-deductible donation of any size will help us.

Interested in in-kind contributions in support of our future home? Email us, HERE

Stay tuned to this page for updates on our progress, the story of 62, and calls for assistance!

We also welcome cash and checks made out to SSSA, sent to:

Side Street Studio Arts PO BOX 1264 Elgin, IL 60121

The beginning of the new 62 S. Grove:

"This is so exciting": Side Street Studio Arts to move to a bigger space in downtown Elgin

- The Daily Herald

Side Street Studio Arts moving to new, larger Elgin building downtown thanks to Reva & David Logan Foundation

- Chicago Tribune

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June 2022 Update

We are happy to announce that our asbestos abatement team will begin the procedure on July 19, ending the first week of August. This will allow us the ability to begin interior demolition in preparation for buildout. Also, we have been bouncing ideas off our amazing architects and are receiving updated sketches and plans for the building weekly. When we finalize the drawings we will have a clearer idea of what funding will be necessary to achieve our dreams. So, stay tuned for further updates on the project and how you can help make our forever home a reality!

Sketches show the idea for the new MADE storefront