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This Chicago landmark district lies both north and south of Lake Ave in the Chicago Austin neighborhood.

The northerly section is bounded on the south by W Lake St (400 N), W Ohio St (600 N), N Waller Ave (5700 W) and W Austin St (6000 W). The southerly portion runs north from West End Ave (200 N) to Corcoran Pl (350 N), and west from Parkside Ave (5650 W) to Menard Ave (5800 W).

A part of of the Austin neighborhood.

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