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Community stakeholders: What makes the South Side neighborhood of Woodlawn so great

January 11, 2017

POAH's Vice President, Chicago Area, Bill Eager shares why the Chicago South Side neighborhood where POAH initiated a major revitalization won "Neighborhood of the Year" in the recent Curbed Chicago competition. In Your Guide to Woodlawn, Eager, Dr. Leon Finney of the Woodlawn Community Development Corporation and Jake Sapstein, owner of the Robust Coffee Lounge list the neighborhood's many attractions - the inventory of historic housing stock, population growth while crime stats are down, the decision to site the Obama Presidential Library nearby, and the abundance of parks and business opportunities. read the article