The Mobile Garden

Chicago is a green city in comparison to many, but it still faces problems. The Mobile Garden ( addresses urban stewardship with an art installation of a native plant garden onto an open-air flat car of the CTA. The idea is that the installation will encourage discourse on urban stewardship, public art, and sustainable materials. The CTA has approved the project to move forward and the noisivelvet organization ( is working on securing sponsorship for the cost of materials, labor, and insurance required for the next step in the project. For more information email or call 773-789-7494.