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New City, Chicago

human settlement in Cook County, Illinois, United States of America

New City is one of Chicago's 77 official community areas, located on the southwest side of the city in the South Side district. It contains the neighborhoods of Canaryville and Back of the Yards.

The area was home to the famous Union Stock Yards that were on Chicago's south side until closed in 1971.

The Canaryville neighborhood is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Chicago and, with neighboring Bridgeport.[1]


  1. Canaryville, Encyclopedia of Chicago

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