A wrecking crew tore down a house in the SoHiP (South of Highland Park) neighborhood in Oak Lawn this week. While the neighborhood does have one of Oak Lawn’s few neighborhood associations, no buildings in the area are protected with landmark designation.
This house was on Bowser Avenue, one door down from Douglas Avenue. Combined with an empty lot next door and zoning changes that encourage more density, the block will probably have double the number of residents within a year.
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