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Real Estate in Douglas, Chicago Illinois
Douglas, on the South Side of Chicago, Illinois, is one of Chicago's 77 community areas with a population of 21,325. It is is in Cook County. The neighborhood is named for Stephen A. Douglas, Illinois politician and Abraham Lincoln's political foe, whose estate included a tract of land given to the federal government. It is home to the Illinois Institute of Technology, known for Mies van der Rohe’s glass-and-steel S. R. Crown Hall. Next to a large marina, sandy 31st Street Beach is backed by a park and offers swimming and skyline views. In the Bronzeville district, the Monument to the Great Northern Migration recalls the African-Americans who migrated from the South to Chicago, with many settling in this area. Living in Douglas offers residents a dense urban feel. In Douglas there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks.
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