Woodlawn Park is a community development revitalization plan that replaces the former Grove Parc Plaza with a particular focus on community renewal and the restoration of historic linkages between the University of Chicago, the neighborhood of Woodlawn, Washington Park and the CTA green line.
The previously existing distressed Section 8 complex included 504 units that were demolished in phases and replaced with a total of 404 units rebuilt as a mixed-income community over a four-year construction period. The development mix includes affordable, market-rate, and elderly housing as well as commercial and recreational components.
Pedestrian friendly streetscapes with transit-oriented goals, low carbon footprints and other environmentally sensitive building contributions emphasizes Woodlawn Park’s commitment to sustainability.
The Jackson at Woodlawn Park is a 67-unit affordable housing development for low-income families and individuals. It is the first phase of the Woodlawn Park Development that replaces the existing Grove Parc Plaza. This existing distressed Section 8 complex includes 504 units to be demolished in phases and rebuilt as a mixed-income community over a…Read More
This existing distressed Section 8 complex includes 504 units to be demolished in phases with a total of 404 units to be rebuilt as a mixed-income community over a 4-year construction period. The development mix will include affordable, market-rate and elderly housing as well as commercial and recreational components. Woodlawn Park will also be a…Read More
Preservation of Affordable Housing, the City of Chicago, and a strong coalition of community-based organizations and stakeholders are transforming Woodlawn into a “neighborhood of choice” – a transformation centered on the redevelopment of three city blocks along South Cottage Grove Avenue between East 60th and 63rd Streets. The Burnham, a 5-story, 65-unit residential building for…Read More