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Large Lots 5: Auburn Gresham Open

The fifth Large Lot program is open in Auburn Gresham!
Applications will be accepted until May 15th, 2016. Apply for a lot today!

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Auburn Gresham

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Large Lots 4: Roseland and Pullman Ended on October 31, 2015

The fourth Large Lot Program ended in Roseland and Pullman on October 31st at 11:59 p.m.

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Roseland and Pullman

Large Lots 3: Austin Ended on January 31st, 2015

The third Large Lot Program ended in Austin on January 31st at 11:59 p.m.

The applications will be reviewed by the Chicago Plan Commission on September 17, 2015. Applicants should receive a letter notifying them of their application status and any necessary next steps in late September, 2015.


Large Lots 2: East Garfield Park Ended on August 4th, 2014

The second Large Lot Program ended in East Garfield Park on August 4th at 11:59 p.m. and 154 lots were sold as of April 24th, 2015. See what lots were sold »

See what lots were sold

East Garfield Park

Large Lots 1: Greater Englewood Area Ended on April 21st, 2014

The first Large Lot pilot program ended on April 21st, 2014 and 276 lots were sold as of January 30, 2015. See what lots were sold »

See what lots were sold

Englewood, Washington Park and Woodlawn


The Large Lot Program is a housing land use approach that was developed as part of the Green Healthy Neighborhoods public planning process. This website was built to make the process of purchasing City-owned land through this program easier for residents. Read more »