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The neighborhood of South Lawndale is bounded by the Stevenson Expressway to the South, the Metra Railroad Tracks to the North, Western Ave (2400 W) to the East, and Kenton Ave (4600 W) to the West.

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ChicagoWest / Southwest

Affordable loft apartments planned for South Lawndale

The Storkline, South Lawndale

Storkline Furniture was once one of the nation’s largest manufacturers of infant and child furniture, but its sprawling factory at the bleak western edge of the Little Village / South Lawndale neighborhood has been vacant for years. FitzGerald Associates Architects, on behalf of Mercy Housing Lakefront, has developed a plan to transform the 218,000 square ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 26, 2012
ChicagoSouth Side

Quote of the day – Latin Kings, like tulips

Little Village video

Did you buy a home while the snow lay heavy on the ground following this winter’s blizzard? Rob and Amy Castaneda, a heroic couple who live in Little Village, bought in the 1999 blizzard. Mark Konkol of the Sun-Times tells their story: They dreamed of owning their own home and finally found the perfect place ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 3, 2011

The homes and side streets of Little Village

After running out of shops to look at along 26th Street, I spent the rest of my time in Little Village driving around some of the residential streets located between 26th and the river. What I saw was a variety of home styles — especially two-flats, three-flats, and frame houses — but absolutely nothing resembling ...

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Posted by Joseph Askins on May 19, 2010