Grant Park and The Trial of the Chicago 7
Time and Location
Often called "Chicago's front yard," Grant Park comprises several city locations: Millennium Park, Buckingham Fountain, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Museum Campus.
But on this day in 1968, as Netflix's The Trial of the Chicago 7 points out, Grant Park saw major clashes between the Chicago Police Department and demonstrators during the Democratic National Convention. We'll consider the film, Grant Park's history, and public art on this short virtual tour.
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