Irene McCoy Gaines Apartments

Irene McCoy Gaines Apartments is a 17-story Senior building in East Garfield Park.  

The building was named to honor Irene McCoy Gaines who was the first African American woman to run for a seat in the Illinois Legislature in 1940. The property is comprised of 151 studio and one bedroom apartments including 30 ADA accessible units.  The building was formerly known as Garfield Apartments.

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