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MOUNT GREENWOOD NEIGHBORHOOD OF CHICAGO

Mount Greenwood is one of Chicago’s 77 recognized communities and is located in the Far Southwest Side of Chicago.  The Mount Greenwood neighborhood of Chicago is identified as community number 74.  Mount Greenwood’s approximate boundries are 103rd Street (North), Sacramento Avenue (East), 117th Street (South), and Pulaski Road (West).  The Mount Greenwood area consists of three neighborhoods – mount Greenwood, Mount Greenwood Heights, and Talley’s Corner.

MOUNT GREENWOOD HISTORY

Mount Greenwood was born in 1879 when George Washington Waite platted an eighty-acre land grant that he had received from the federal government and was incorparated as a village in 1907.  It wasn’t until 1927 that the community voted to be annexed into Chicago.  Mount Greenwood’s Peter Ouwenga owned the last farm in Chicago until the mid 1980’s when he sold his farm to the Chicago Public School system.   

ARTS AND CULTURE

Mount Greenwood is within 30 minutes of downtown Chicago, which offers the following must see’s for Arts and Culture.

  • The John G. Shedd Aquarium
  • The Field Museum of Natural History
  • The Museum of Science and Industry
  • The Adler Planetarium
  • The Art Institute of Chicago

SPORTS AND LEISURE

For those interested in more athletic endeavors Chicago offers a wide variety of professional sports teams.

  • Chicago Bears
  • Chicago Blackhawks
  • Chicago Bulls
  • Chicago Cubs
  • Chicago Fire
  • Chicago Sky
  • Chicago White Sox

Chicago offers many water-related and outdoor leisure time activities.  In addition to over 500 parks, the Chicago Park District has over 30 beaches, nine lakefront harbors, 16 lagoons, and thousand of sports programs.

Navy Pier and Millennium Park are two Chicago landmark and tourist destinations.  Other top destinations include Maggie Daley Park, the Buckingham Fountain, and the Lincoln Park Zoo.

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    Mount Greenwood Neighborhood of Chicago Schools

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    708-424-2444
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    773-535-2786
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    KG-8
    773-535-2636
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    773-535-2640
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    PK-8

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