A Preservation of Affordable Housing Development

The Force Behind a Thriving Neighborhood

Woodlawn is a neighborhood on the rise. New and renovated Woodlawn Park properties are the focal point of this revitalized community. Woodlawn Park’s diverse offering of mixed-rate rentals provide comfortable and affordable homes to the families and investors who are attracted to this neighborhood’s amenities – including its access to lush parks, its proximity to the University of Chicago, and its growing number of business opportunities. The Woodlawn Park properties are helping to lift this historic community to new heights.

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Tonight! MMRP Homebuyer Incentives info session

The Community Investment Corporation (CIC) will be presenting information about new incentives for homebuyers who purchase properties in the Woodlawn MMRP and homes that are or will soon be available. There will also be updates on current initiatives in the neighborhood. Where: The Burnham, located at 6144 S. Cottage Grove Ave When: Thursday, September 10th from 6:00PM to 7:30PM For more information, contact CIC: (312) 258-0070 ... Read more »

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Storytelling in Woodlawn’s own Greenline Coffee

Stories and flop sweat: Scenes from live lit in Chicago Featured in the Chicago Tribune on September 9, 2015. An hour before he took the stage, Mike Pourhadi, Chicago's newest live-lit bard, ordered an Allagash Victor Ale at the Black Rock Pub (3614 N. Damen Ave.) and hoped its high alcohol content — 9 percent — would settle his nerves and help stave off his perspiration from soaking through his T-shirt. "Extremely nervous. It's unrelenting," the 25-year-old software engineer said inside the ... Read more »

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Apply to work as a Digital Literacy Instructor at the Woodlawn Resource Center!

Over the last 15 years, LISC Chicago, in partnership with the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), has supported about 250 AmeriCorps members who have completed one- or two-year terms of service. LISC Chicago typically recruits and manages 10 or more of them. The program has a 10-month service term that starts in October and ends the following July. Often, graduating members are offered full-time employment with community partners. The initiative provides stipends for up to two ... Read more »

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