Unity Hall

Chicago Movie Theaters

Cuneo Hospital

St. Anthony’s Hospital

Woodlawn Avenue

Gethsemane Church

Prentice Hospital

Overview and Map

Woodlawn Avenue - 2012 Chicago 7

The 5700 block of South Woodlawn Avenue and surrounding streets consist of numerous historic residences from the World’s Columbian Exposition era (and shortly thereafter), many by notable architects, including Frank Lloyd Wright’s Robie House. While the area currently survives largely intact, recent purchases by the University of Chicago, coupled with zoning change requests by the university to convert from residential to institutional zoning have put the future of these properties and the historic integrity of the entire neighborhood in doubt.

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