Bronzeville Votes For Middle Class Housing

12/20/2008 01:59 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Megan Cottrell Chi-Town Daily News

Voters in Bronzeville overwhelmingly approved a ballot measure that would set aside a portion of vacant lots in the community for middle-income housing.

The referendum, which passed with 87.85 percent of the vote, urges the mayor and the 2016 Chicago Olympic Committee to set aside 26 percent of the 1,800 vacant lots in the neighborhood for middle-income homeownership.

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