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Woodlawn Community Area


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Hotel chain to anchor $300M mixed-use development near Obama center

Details on a $300 million mixed-use development that’s walking distance from the future Obama Presidential Center and aimed at revitalizing a Chicago neighborhood will be revealed this week. [Byron Brazier, Apostolic Church of God] (, Chicago, IL)
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About the Community Area Place type statistics GIS geography area size metadata extra accessory info
Additional Snapshots transportation land use lending investment
Surrounding Places elected official alderperson ward community area boundary personal school attendance election voting
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Cannabis Compliance weed marijuana pot 420 dispensary craft grow cultivation infuser processor
Amenities & social infrastructure banks grocery stores convenience medical dental office library café coffee shop
Building permits & violations projects
Proposed Projects zoning, lead generator generation leads
Chicago-owned properties city owned inventory public land lots vacant
Cook County Land Bank Authority properties vacant tax cook county land bank authority CCLBA
Property Sales comps, comparative analysis
Affordable housing HACC LIHTC low income projects developments CHA
Zoning & Other Ordinances tax break city council vote voting
Landmarks & historic resources historic landmark district national register historic survey CHRS
Other data underground storage tank UST 311 reports fly dumping vacant buildings
Incentives Checker QCT CRA LIHTC funding financing grant tax break
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Population & housing changes from 2010 to 2020
MetricValue
Population in 201023,740
Population in 202024,425
Population change685
Population change (%)2.89%
Households in 20109,400
Households in 202010,517
Households change1,117
Households change (%)11.88%
Dwelling units in 201012,114
Dwelling units in 202012,335
Dwelling units change221
Dwelling units change (%)1.82%

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About the Community Area Place type

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Woodlawn dimensions

  • The area of Woodlawn is 2.07 square miles / 1,327.25 acres
  • The 0 feet search/buffer area of Woodlawn is 2.1 square miles / 1,327.3 acres
  • The perimeter length of Woodlawn is 8.9 miles / 46,937.0 feet

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Sources

Community Area map source: City of Chicago

The zoning map colorway comes from Second City Zoning.

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