South Lawndale


Neighborhood Description

Community Area 30, 5miles SW of the Loop. “Bienvenidos a Little Village.” Traveling under an arch stretching powerfully over 26th Street while heading west at Albany Avenue, a visitor is immediately aware that he or she has entered the Mexican and Mexican American enclave of Little VillageLa Villita. Situated between the Ste- vensonExpressway at its southern limits and stretching roughly along Cermak Road to the north, with Western Avenue and Cicero as its east to west boundaries, South Lawndale was settled first in the aftermath of the Fire of 1871.

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