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West Garfield Park is Community Area 26 of 77 on the city's official roster.

Its approximate boundaries are Taylor St (1000 S) east of Kildare Ave (4300 W) and Fifth Ave west of Kildare Ave north to Kinzie St (400 N), and Hamlin Blvd / Independence Blvd (3800 W) west to Kenton Ave (4600 W) and Kolmar Ave (4532 W). ZIP code: 60624.

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A story of raw courage in West Garfield Park

David Muhammed video

If you haven’t seen it already, you should watch the inspiring story of David Muhammed, above, and the appalling videos that he’s posted to his YouTube channel. One of the apparent drug buys Muhammed captured on video was by a Chicago police officer in his personal vehicle: Muhammed lives at Van Buren and Kilbourn in ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on July 10, 2012
ChicagoWest / Southwest

Chicago News Cooperative visits West Garfield Park, thinks it’s in Austin

4500 block W Wilcox Chicago

Whenever you read about a West Side or South Side neighborhood in Chicago’s mainstream media you need to double-check the reference. Reporters visit these areas infrequently, and are often clueless as to their whereabouts. About a month ago, for example, the Chicago News Cooperative (the New York Times’ local affiliate) ran a story based on ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 21, 2011
ChicagoWest / Southwest

A new-construction fixer-upper with 5,800 square feet in West Garfield Park

4317 W Lexington St, Chicago

I look at this listing and ask two questions: Why was someone building a 5,600 square-foot single-family home in West Garfield Park in 2008, and what exactly do you do with a brand-new board-up in West Garfield Park in 2010? I’m not touching the former. In the case of the latter, the answer is: You ...

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Posted by Joseph Askins on October 5, 2010