Located 5 Miles Southwest of The Loop.

Neighborhoods include: Oakland
Zip Codes Include: 60653

Some of Chicago’s great old homes may be seen on Drexel Boulevard. Nineteenth century women’s rights and Jewish activist Hannah Greenebaum lived in Oakland. The late 19th century Monument Baptist Church on Oakwood Blvd. is modeled after Boston’s Trinity Church. Oakwood /41st Street Beach in Burnham Park is at 4100 S. Lake Shore Drive.


CTA Green Line train at 40th Street and Indiana Avenue. Metra station located at 47th Street near Lake Park Avenue. A dozen CTA bus lines are also easily accessible in Oakland neighborhood.


Population (2010)

• Total 5,918
• Density 9,900/sq mi (3,800/km2)

Demographics (2010)

• White 2.06%
• Black 94.07%
• Hispanic 1.47%
• Asian 0.59%
• Other 1.81%

Neighborhood Links

• Quad Communities Development Corporation
4th Ward