Greater Grand Crossing, Chicago
|Greater Grand Crossing|
|Community Area 69 - Greater Grand Crossing|
Location within the city of Chicago
|• Total||3.56 sq mi (9.22 km2)|
|• Density||9,200/sq mi (3,500/km2)|
|Time zone||CST (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|ZIP Codes||parts of 60619, 60620, 60621 and 60637|
|Source: U.S. Census, Record Information Services|
The name "Grand Crossing" comes from an 1853 right-of-way feud between the Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railway and the Illinois Central Railroad that led to a frog war and a crash that killed 18 people.
The Oak Woods Cemetery, established in 1854, is located in Greater Grand Crossing.
- Paral, Rob. "Chicago Community Areas Historical Data". Chicago Community Areas Historical Data. Retrieved 29 August 2012.
- Profile: Greater Grand Crossing by Jeanette Almada Chicago Tribune (October 7, 1998)
- Paral, Rob. "Chicago Demographics Data". Retrieved 21 September 2012.
- Paral, Rob. "Chicago Census Data". Retrieved 21 September 2012.
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