Mercy Housing Lakefront to release postcards from the Edgy 2: Community Edition

Collection features creative works from Mercy Housing Lakefront Residents 

Mercy Housing Lakefront is set to release the second edition of its resident created artwork and poetry collection, Postcards from the Edgy 2: Community Edition, at a book release party sponsored by Capital One on Thursday, November 12th.

The book is focusing on the varied communities that make up the greater MHL community.  The art and writing describes how each contributor experiences community.  

The book features art from more than 28 resident artists from 12 Mercy Housing Lakefront communities.  They represent the far north and far south sides of Chicago including the following neighborhoods: Lakeview, South Loop, Austin, as well as Milwaukee. All proceeds from the sale of the book will go toward the creative arts programming at MHL.  

The book release will take place at the Capital One CafĂ© 360, 
21 E. Chestnut Street, Chicago, IL 60611
on Wednesday, November 12 from 4 – 7 p.m.

Mercy Housing Lakefront creates stable, vibrant healthy communities through the development and management of affordable housing.  Mercy has developed and currently manages 28 properties housing 4,100 residents in 12 communities in Illinois and Wisconsin. Our properties serve seniors, families and people with special needs.  
Mercy Housing Lakefront is the great lakes regional business center of Mercy Housing Inc. a national organization that has developed, preserved, or financed nearly 40,000 affordable homes. 


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