Lead Developer: Lawndale Christian Development Corporation was established in 1987 by Lawndale Christian Community Church to bring holistic revitalization to the lives and environments of Lawndale residents through economic empowerment, housing improvements, educational enrichments and community advocacy. To be a developer and manager of community-enhancing residential and commercial properties; a partner for educational excellence; and a catalyst for community revitalization in the North Lawndale community.
Located on the site of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s home in Chicago during 1966, the Dr. King Legacy Apartments offer one, two, three, and four-bedroom apartments for rent as well as a ground floor exhibition about MLK. The apartments at this great Chicago apartments building all have exceptional finishes and lots of windows. The Dr. King Legacy Apartments were completed in 2011. The apartments are bright and spacious and the building has great amenities; building amenities include an exercise facility, courtyard, open green space and partial green roof. The King Legacy Apartments are conveniently located nearby I-290 and the Pink line.
The ground floor MLK Exhibit Center aims to commemorate Dr. King’s fight against housing inequality and redlining. “The MLK” is one of the prominent cultural spaces in the North Lawndale community. Tour opportunities, private rentals, and exhibit programming are currently available at the exhibit.
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