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Base Cafe offers artisan coffee and food options. We pride ourselves on working with … Base thrives to be a pillar in the Bridgeport community and beyond.

Welcome to the Chicago Maritime Museum and our developing story of Chicago’s maritime traditions and impact. Come visit our museum on the shores of Bubbly Creek at the Bridgeport Art Center.

Project Onward’s mission: 


Art studio and gallery dedicated to supporting the career development of visual artists with mental & developmental disabilities. Shop and donate!

Shared Floor is a ceramics studio offering classes and space for makers of all levels. Our brand-new facilities are equipped with professional equipment, ensuring an exceptional experience for both beginners and seasoned potters. At Shared Floor, we pride ourselves on providing high-quality classes led by experienced instructors, fostering a community of creativity, learning, and artistic growth. Whether you’re looking to explore a new hobby or hone your skills, our welcoming studio is the perfect place to ignite your passion for pottery.  

Paddle in and around Bubbly Creek to experience the River’s most diverse ecosystem with detailed ecological mapping courtesy of Shedd Aquarium. See blue heron and slider turtles in your kayak choice. No experience needed.

Gallery Row is an eclectic collection of retail tenants including; vintage and designer fashion, fine art, event design, unique jewelry, accessories.


Chicago Ceramic Center is the ideal destination for the beginning potter all the way to the most seasoned and advanced sculptor. Sign up for Beginner or Intermediate Wheel Throwing Pottery Classes, Figure Study, Handbuilding, Glaze Formulation, Woodfire Workshops or Independent Study today!