Take advantage of Jackson Park, the lakefront, and the future Obama Presidential Center.
A vibrant neighborhood located in southeast Chicago, Woodlawn is bounded by beautiful Lake Michigan. Jackson Park occupies much of the eastern part of the neighborhood, which will be the home of the future Obama Presidential Center. The park has a golf course and the largest and oldest beach house (the 63rd St. Beach) in Chicago. The University campus extends to the northern edge of this neighborhood.
The 61st Street Farmers Market is another top Woodlawn destination for fresh produce, pastries, flowers, dairy products, and even tacos and crepes. The Experimental Station is a hub of community activism and art and home to Blackstone Bicycle Works.
Neighborhood photos: Marc Monaghan
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