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Pumping Station: One

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Address

3519 N. Elston Ave.

Neighborhood

Logan Square / Avondale

Built

1955

Description

Pumping Station: One is a hackerspace whose mission is to foster a collaborative environment wherein people can explore and create intersections between technology, science, art, and culture. With a membership of over 400+ carpenters, metalworkers, web developers, and crafters, PS:1 offers members access to expensive equipment and communal expertise. Highlights include a metal shop, woodshop and 3D printer studio. Members have access to experts, classes, demonstrations, machine certifications and mentorship opportunities. While many corporate makerspaces are popping up around the city and country, PS:1 continues to be completely membership-based. It is a self-governed, cooperative community geared towards hobbyists and self-described "nerds."

Archived In

2017