Silverroom Block Party honored

OCTOBER 11, 2018

Silver Room Block Party honored for economic impact

By TIA CAROL JONES
Contributing Writer

More than 40,000 people attended the 2018 Silver Room Block Party, and they brought an estimated $2 million to businesses in the Hyde Park community.

That effort earned the Block Party and its creators, Eric Williams and Rob McKay, the first Economic Impact Award from Downtown Hyde Park Chicago.

“It feels great that we are recognized for the work,” said McKay, who is director of productions for the Block Party. “It’s definitely an honor to be recognized by the community you work in.”

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