Chicago Filmmakers Closes on the Purchase of Historic Edgewater Firehouse

February 26, 2016 - Chicago Filmmakers officially closed today on the purchase of a city-owned firehouse at 5720 N. Ridge Ave in the 48th Ward's Edgewater neighborhood of Chicago. The non-profit media arts organization - which serves Chicago's independent film community and audiences through educational programs, screenings, production grants, and filmmaker services - will bring new life to the 1928-built Chicago Historic Landmark structure that has remained vacant for many years.