Welcome to Central Lake View
Central Lake View community major boundaries are Diversey to Belmont and Racine to Halsted and a small stretch of Clark and Barry. It is a quiet, residential area made up of single-family homes, two units, courtyard apartments. Throughout this neighborhood you will find many brick and stone single-family homes dating back to the early 1900’s. The balance of the neighborhood is a mix of 1920’s structures that are 2, 3 and 4 flats. You are likely to find coach houses tucked behind many of the street-facing properties. CHA has16 residential units plus there are 7 affordable housing units. Within the eight blocks, there are 64 buildings that are historically significant as reported in the Chicago significant structure survey. Homeowners of the 800 block of Oakdale and several homeowners on the 1000 blocks of Oakdale have recently landmarked their properties.
The area is very accessible to public transportation, shops, and entertainment. Halsted, Diversey and Belmont make up most of the business district and there is a small pocket of businesses on Sheffield. Advocate Illinois Masonic Hospital and Trauma Center makes its makes its home here. The institution currently occupies more than 25% of the real estate in the neighborhood. With the expansion of Advance Care Facility their will grow to about 30%. Our neighborhood school is Agassiz Elementary located at 2851 Seminary. The school offers a fine and performing arts magnet cluster school with a focus on visual arts and music. They also offer a full day pre-k and a rich mix of after school programs.