Chicago Landmarks

North Kenwood Multiple Resource District

Residence, circa 1893, 4600 Drexel Blvd., photo by CCL     Address: 4500-block of S. Berkeley, as well as surrounding historic structures in an area bounded by 43rd, 47th, Cottage Grove, and the Illinois Central railroad tracks.
Year Built: 1875 - 1920
Architect: Various
Date Designated a Chicago Landmark: June 9, 1993

Kenwood United Church of Christ, circa 1887, photo by CCL, 1988 The core of this district centers on the intersection of 45th and Berkeley. It is largely comprised of masonry rowhouses dating to 1890-1905. However, the district also includes 100 surrounding structures, which are located outside of the core, some built prior to the area's annexation to Chicago in 1889.