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Greater Grand Crossing is Community Area 69 of 77 on the city's official list. The name is commonly shortened today to Grand Crossing - when it's used at all.

Grand Crossing's boundaries are 87th St to 67th St, at the intersection of the Metra Electric line and Dan Ryan Expy, from the Metra Electric line and Chicago Skyway (I-90) west to Metra Rock Island line. Also, the area bounded by the Skyway north to 65th St and the Metra Electric line west to Cottage Grove Ave (800 E).

Sub-neighborhoods include Park Manor and Winneconna Parkway.

ZIP codes: 60619, 60620, 60621, 60637.

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