McGill Terrace


McGill Terrace


821-29 East 49th Street
Chicago, IL 60615


The McGill Terrace Apartments development entailed the rehabilitation and conversion of a vintage courtyard building (circa 1940) into 48 efficiency, one, two, three and four bedroom rental apartments. This development is near historic Drexel Boulevard, the Hyde Park community, the University of Chicago – Schools and Hospitals, Washington Park and other community assets.  The principal north/south thoroughfares are Cottage Grove Avenue and Drexel Boulevard; the principal east/west thoroughfares are 51st and 47th Streets.  Major expressways – Dan Ryan, Lake Shore Drive – are nearby.  McGill Terrace is convenient to major public mass transit systems . 


McGill Terrace is an affordable housing development and has a project based Section 8 contract. McGill serves the housing needs of low income families and Senior citizens. The developmentā€™s Section 8 Contract is administered by the Illinois Housing Development Authority. Each apartment has gas appliances, refrigerator, shades and wall-to-wall carpeting.  All kitchens and baths have ceramic tile walls and vinyl tile flooring. Utilities are resident paid.