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Hegewisch, at the far southeastern corner of Chicago, is one of the city's 77 official community areas.

Hegewisch has a number of sub-neighborhoods: Arizona / The Avenues, Avalon Trails, Harbour Point Estates, and Old Hegewisch.

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Are more mobile homes headed for Hegewisch?

Harbor Point Estates

It’s been a little over three years since we last wrote about Harbour Point Estates, Chicago’s only trailer park a/k/a manufactured home community. The Hegewisch property was in foreclosure at the time. Chicago Real Estate Daily is reporting that affiliates of Marc Realty acquired the property last year and want to increase the number of ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 10, 2014
ChicagoSouth Side

Visit a vanished world on Chicago’s southeast side

Hegewisch, Chicago

Wrapped in Steel is an hour-and-a-half look at South Chicago, South Deering, East Side and Hegewisch. Jim Martin shot the Emmy-nominated documentary in 1983 and it was broadcast nationally on PBS in 1984. The video begins with a look at the East Side Parade, then-Governor Thompson and 10th Ward Alderman Vrdolyak, and the Washington High ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on March 13, 2013
ChicagoSouth Side

Arizona is almost in Indiana


Arizona is one of Hegewisch’s sub-neighborhooods, and Hegewisch is at the far southeast corner of the city, bordering Indiana. More than six years have passed since our last visit to Hegewisch, a community where change comes slowly. You can see a short primer on Hegewisch at the Hegewisch.net site, and view about 175 YoChicago photos ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on January 30, 2013
ChicagoSouth Side

Neighborhoods for the rest of us: Arizona

With an eastern boundary of South Avenue K, few Chicago neighborhoods boast a closer proximity to the Indiana border than Arizona, also known as The Avenues. The five-block-wide sliver of Hegewisch bounded by Avenues K and O, 130th and 136th streets, and Wolf Lake and the William W Powers Conservation Area, is just a half-mile ...

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Posted by Joseph Askins on November 30, 2009