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Dunning is one of 77 officially designated community areas of the city of Chicago, Illinois. Dunning also is a neighborhood located on the Northwest Side of the city.

The neighborhood is home to Wilbur Wright College and the Eli's Cheesecake factory.[1]

It is also the location of the Chicago-Read Mental Health Center, formerly known as Cook County Insane Asylum and commonly referred to, in its day, as simply "Dunning."[2]

Dunning currently borders the villages of Harwood Heights, Norridge, River Grove, as well as Elmwood Park. Many of the neighborhood's residents are city workers, including police officers and firefighters.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Collins, Arnold. "Let them eat Cheesecake, Dunning". Chicago Sun-Times. September 7, 2007. S1.
  2. Duis, Perry (July 1, 1998), Challenging Chicago: coping with everyday life, 1837-1920, Chicago, IL: University of Illinois Press, p. 328, ISBN 978-0-252-02394-1