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Inner City Youth & Adult Foundation (Swift Mansion)

Address

4500 S. Michigan Ave.

Neighborhood

Bronzeville

Hours

Sat, Oct 15: 9am - 5pm

Sun, Oct 16: 9am - 5pm

Photography Permitted Wheelchair Accessible

Completed

1892

Description

This impressive marble-clad 1890s mansion was a gift from meatpacking magnate Gustavus F. Swift to his daughter Helen for her wedding to Nelson Morris (the son of another Chicago meatpacking giant). After years as a funeral home and then as headquarters for the Chicago Urban League, this landmark is now home to the Inner City Youth & Adult Foundation - although it is currently on the market. The Foundation provides programs focused on education, employment, counseling and the successful reintegration of formerly incarcerated individuals into the community.

Behind the Scenes

Tour the former Swift Mansion and learn about the Inner City Youth & Adult Foundation from its staff and inspiring clients.