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Polis Station, 2015–present

This is a Project. It was designed by Studio Gang Architects. It is dated 2015–present.

The President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing sought to identify best practices and rebuild trust between police and local communities. In response, Studio Gang’s Polis Station design proposal offers a set of ideas that transform urban police stations into neighborhood investments that strengthen their communities, laying out both physical and programmatic steps to support social interaction. Designed for a specific location—Chicago’s North Lawndale neighborhood—Polis Station principles can be adapted and applied in neighborhoods throughout the United States.

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This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition By the People: Designing a Better America.

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