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A new educational and cultural center is coming to the city of Evanston.  The building, located at 1911-1917 W. Church Street, will be a modern learning center that will encourage local students to explore different creative outlets and activities to express themselves while improving their skills and talent.

Project Beacon, LLC, a limited liability corporation, will be constructing this philanthropic project.  Construction is anticipated to begin in mid-2014 following the development of the building program and design over the next several months.

“We hope to provide an exciting structure that will enhance and stimulate development in the local community,” explains Mark Lavender, Project Manager. 

Project Beacon LLC, is affiliated with Tawani Enterprises (TEI), a private company established by Colonel (IL) J.N. Pritzker IL ARNG (Retired).  Today, TEI serves as the backbone and driving force for the development of many business ventures as a result of their vision to link past, present, and future in dynamic ways.