West Englewood

Cullen Y, Jacob N, Revere L period 9 1/16/14

West Englewood is located on the South Side of Chicago. Some attractions in West Englewood include Lindblom Technical High School and it has many charities that people participate in. West Englewood was founded in the 1870's. The Chicago Fire of 1871 burned much of the region that is now known as West Englewood. There are 40,000 people living in West Englewood currently. Some ethnic groups that use to live in West Englewood include German, Irish, and Italian immigrants. There are only about two ethnic groups living there right now which are Hispanic and African Americans. One fun fact about West Englewood are that between 1980 and 1990 there was a massive change in African Americans living in there and the percentage was 48% to 98%.