Learn & Explore: the Art Institute of Chicago

Chicago, IL, USA - January 2, 2009: Art Institute of Chicago at Christmas time. The two bronze lions which guard the entrance are decorated with wreaths with large red bows. Tourists are bustling about on a cold winter day.

Just ten minutes from Catalyst is a museum that dates back to 1879: the Art Institute of Chicago. The AIC has been in its current location since 1893 and offers visitors a glimpse of art from all over the world. Two bronze lions flank the entrance on Michigan Avenue, so you can’t miss it. These pieces […]

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On the Town: Chicago’s Best Bars

Shot of young men and women enjoying a party. Group of friends having drinks at nightclub.

Whether you’ve had an exhausting day at the office or just experienced one of those days, sometimes you need a good drink. Luckily, here at Catalyst, we have access to the greatest of the great. Here are three of Chicago’s best bars to whet your palette. Maria’s Packaged Goods & Community Bar Slinging drinks since […]

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Take a Pottery Class at Penguin Foot Pottery

Female Potter creating a bowl on a Potters wheel, the master potter helping her

Chicago is one of the greatest hubs of art and creative innovation in the world. If you’re an artistic type and the city inspires you, consider taking a pottery class at Penguin Foot Pottery! Here, you’ll receive direction from expert instructors and enjoy an evening out. So, new and potential residents of Catalyst Apartments, be […]

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