WHY CHOOSE THE BRONZEVILLE COMMUNITY?
Bronzeville supplies quick access to Lake Michigan, as well as close proximity to highways and public transport, including the Red line, Green line and the No. 3 bus that runs along King Drive. For baseball fans, Guaranteed Rate Field, home of the Chicago White Sox, is only a few blocks away.
Bronzeville has a rich history. It was home to poet Gwendolyn Brooks, musician Louis Armstrong, writer Richard Wright, journalist and social activist Ida B. Wells and nine National Landmarks. Bronzeville thrived in the early ’20s, experiencing its own version of the Harlem Renaissance. Bronzeville also boasts of 9 National Landmarks whose significance continue to inspire many t0 date.
If you are one of the lucky ones to be part of the Parade of Homes, you have an opportunity to visit landmarks and learn the history of Bronzeville, whether that be at the Southside Community Arts Center on South Michigan or the DuSable Museum in Hyde Park. Each summer, the Bronzeville Cultural Festival “promotes art, literature, and film created for, by, and about African Americans; to shine a spotlight on the rich history of Chicago’s Bronzeville community
“Parade of Homes” development is the latest example of new investment in Bronzeville that has recently celebrated the opening of a Mariano’s grocery store, Booth Hansen’s thoughtfully designed Ellis Park Arts and Recreation Center, and a striking pedestrian bridge connecting Bronzeville to the lakefront at 35th Street. With the forthcoming Obama Presidential Library expected to further catalyze real estate development on Chicago’s South Side over the next several years, these 42 single-family homes are likely to see a surge in the property market prices & overall development in the 3rd Ward.