Grand Opening: The Grant at Woodlawn Park

Residents, community members, and elected officials participated last Thursday in a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of The Grant at Woodlawn Park. The newly built 33-unit affordable housing complex marks the second phase of the Woodlawn Park Redevelopment. Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH) is redeveloping the existing Section 8 complex, Grove Parc Plaza Apartments, in six phases as a healthier mixed-income, transit-oriented development community. With the completion of The Grant, POAH has replaced three full blocks along Cottage Grove Avenue. The Jackson at Woodlawn Park was previously completed as the first phase and consists of 67 units. Construction on phase three, a senior building, is expected to begin early next year.