Lil Durk Wants To Purchase His 'O Block' Neighborhood In Chicago

hiphopdx May 01, 2021 Lil Durk 93
Lil Durk Wants To Purchase His 'O Block' Neighborhood In Chicago

The famed housing complex was once hailed as the most dangerous in Chicago.

self-anointment as the Chicago JAY-Zhad fans questioning whether or not the Only The Family leader truly believed it. After a recent discovery in his hometown of Chicago, Lil Durk is out to prove the bold claim wasnt hyperbole. According to the Chicago Sun-Times , the Parkway Gardens housing complex, a 13-acre campus spread across nearly three dozen buildings, is up for sale. The notorious housing complex is affectionately known as O Block by residents and is the same complex Durk spent his formative years. Once known as the most dangerous block in the city its now a somewhat historical marker thanks to the success of Lil Durk, the late King Vonand others. Upon hearing the news, Durk put the world out, insisting no dollar amount could keep him from buying up his old block. Ill buy it dont matter how much it is, he tweeted on Friday (April 30). Ill buy it dont matter how much it is THE VOICE (@lildurk) April 30, 2021 Housing broker Affordable Housing Advisors put the sprawling property on the market after another group, Realtor Midwest, initially purchasing the development in 2011. The group utilizing $59.5 million in tax-exempt bonds from the Illinois Housing Development Authority, $28.8 million in Wells Fargo equity from low-income housing tax credits and $9.9 million in historic rehabilitation tax credits. In total, over 3,000 residents fill out the 694 unit housing development. Read more

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