Chicago Cuts the Ribbon on Two Public Libraries Co-Located within Chicago Housing Authority Communities

Date Published: 
January 24th, 2019

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel cut the ribbon on the latest two redevelopment projects that co-locate Chicago public libraries within Chicago Housing Authority mixed-income housing complexes. These new library communities, one in the Little Italy neighborhood and one in Irving Park, will provide 44 senior apartments, including 30 public housing units and 14 affordable apartments at each site. 


Rendering of the newly-redeveloped, co-located Independence Library branch and Chicago Housing Authority community in Chicago's Irving Park neighborhood.    

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