West Woodlawn

Community Area: Woodlawn
West Woodlawn is part of the Chicago South Side. Situated just south of Chicago's Loop, Chicago South has experienced rapid development in recent years, particularly in the South Loop neighborhood.

Chicago South offers a wide range of housing styles, including new construction high rises, single-family homes, condominiums, lofts, town homes, bungalow-style homes and historic mansions. The region also boasts several historically-significant buildings and landmark districts, such as Kenwood District and Hyde Park-Kenwood Historic District.

The area is primarily served by the Chicago Public School District. The University of Chicago is also located in Chicago South. Public transportation options for commuters include number CTA buses and ‘L' trains, as well as Metra railways with transportation to Chicago's Loop and nearby communities. Major highways also pass through the area, including the Dan Ryan Expressway and Lake Shore Drive.

Cultural opportunities abound, with the Museum of Science and Industry, the Field Museum, John G. Shedd Aquarium, Adler Planetarium, the DuSable Museum of African American History, as well as art galleries and museums located in the area. The Chicago Park District also offers residents several public parks. Notable residents have included President Barack Obama.






Nearby Public Transportation

CTA Rail

at Cottage Grove, King Drive



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Average Sales Price

$159,318

Average Days on Market

135

Sales Prices vs. List Price

94%


Data represents the community area's average over the past 12 months. All information deemed reliable, but not guaranteed.




Denzel Washington Viral Video Leads Leon's BBQ To Reopen In Woodlawn  Oct 11th, 2017
Denzel Washington Viral Video Leads Leon's BBQ To Reopen In Woodlawn

Owner Leon Finney Jr. said the attention persuaded the family to get back into the barbecue business.

64th Street Mural Project Needs Painters Saturday  Sep 28th, 2017
64th Street Mural Project Needs Painters Saturday

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