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After the Idea #6: “The Silver Room Founder Eric Williams on Building a Chicago Institution”

By Kevin Beerman / April 25, 2019

After the Idea is a podcast produced to explore the most important part of an idea—what comes after. We’ll sit down with solution-makers in Chicago and beyond to learn how they turned their big ideas into action.

In this episode, Chicago Ideas Director of Marketing Vanessa M. Buenger sits down with the The Silver Room Founder Eric Williams. As the leader who brought this Chicago institution to life, Williams speaks candidly about his experience with changing neighborhoods, the vitality of vibrant community spaces, and the authenticity that makes Chicago a special place.

The Silver Room is a community-fostering art space and retail store that incubates and disseminates original Chicago creativity.