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Using Housing Affordability as a Key to Preserving Diversity Along the North Branch of the Chicago River

Albany Park, Irving Park, and North Park are three neighborhoods located along the banks of the north branch of the Chicago River, about 7 miles northwest of downtown Chicago.

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