Conversions and Oakwood Shores: Bronzeville's dominant features

In this video, Coldwell Banker Realtor Clarence Thompson tells me about three distinct pricing areas within Bronzeville. Sixty-seven percent of the properties for sale in Bronzeville are condos, most of which, Clarence says, are conversions. Buildings in the neighborhood that were once single family homes, then converted to condos or apartments, are being converted back into single family homes.

We also swing by the large scale development Oakwood Shores, a Chicago Housing Authority development at 3867 S Ellis Ave that mixes public and market rate housing. For exposure Bronzeville’s cultural and musical history, Clarence invites us to visit the DuSable Museum to see their exhibit which is running until December 13th.

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