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Harper Court, John T. Black, architect, perspective drawing, from Harper Court: A New Center for the Useful Arts ... in the Tradition of Hyde Park (Chicago: Harper Court Foundation, 1963). Funded with bonds sold to the community, Harper Court was intended to replace artists' quarters lost to urban renewal and provide space for new galleries and "creative enterprises." Muriel Beadle, wife of President George W. Beadle, led the development campaign. Drawing by Human Tan.