Grand Boulevard, Chicago

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Grand Boulevard, located on the South Side of Chicago, Illinois. It is one of the well-defined Chicago Community Areas. The boulevard from which the community area takes its name now is named after Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive.

Grand Boulevard also includes the Washington Park Court District neighborhood that was declared a Chicago Landmark on October 2, 1991.[1]

The Harold Washington Cultural Center is one of its newer and more famous buildings. Among the other notable properties in this neighborhood are Daniel Hale Williams House, Robert S. Abbott House and Oscar Stanton De Priest House.

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  1. "Washington Park Court District". City of Chicago Department of Planning and Development, Landmarks Division. 2003. Archived from the original on 2007-05-20. Retrieved 2007-03-30.