Brickyard Garden Awarded SECC Grant

The South East Chicago Commission (SECC) grant is “designed to enhance the physical attractiveness of the Hyde Park-South Kenwood, North Kenwood-Oakland, Woodlawn, and Washington Park communities. Since 1999, we have collectively granted nearly $500,000 in beautification funds.” Brickyard Garden, a NeighborSpace-protected site, was one of this year’s winners. Congratulations!

Brickyard Garden

View NeighborSpace in a larger map The garden was founded in 1978 by members of the block working with the block club. They sought to clean up a vacant lot and turn it into a garden to beautify the block. There are 25 families from Woodlawn and South Hyde Park that garden at this allotment… Read more Brickyard Garden