Elizabeth Woods Apartments

Elizabeth Woods Apartments is an 83 unit Senior property in the Lincoln Park community.

Elizabeth Wood Apartments was built in 1956 and is a mid-rise elevator building featuring 83 one bedroom units. The building’s namesake, Elizabeth Wood, was the first Executive Director of the Chicago Housing Authority and headed the agency from 1937 to 1954.  As a public housing pioneer, Ms. Wood advocated for racial and economic integration and contributed to the creation of the workable neighborhood design.

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