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The Powhatan Apartments is a 22-story luxury apartment building overlooking Lake Michigan and adjacent to Burnham Park in the Kenwood neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois. Since it and many of the neighboring high-rise apartment buildings are named for Native American tribes (such as the Algonquin and the Narragansett), the area has been given the tongue-in-cheek name "Indian Village".[1] It was designated a Chicago Landmark on January 12, 1993.[2] A red brick apartment block in central London, England, on the north bank of the Thames An apartment building, block of flats or tenement is a multi-unit dwelling made up of several (generally four or more) apartments (US) or flats (UK). ... Lake Michigan is one of the five Great Lakes of North America, and the only one in the group located entirely within the United States. ... Burnham Park is a park in Chicago, Illinois. ... Kenwood, located on the south side of Chicago, Illinois, is one of the official Chicago Community Areas. ... The city Chicago, Illinois, is divided into seventy-seven community areas. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Windy City Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location Location in Chicagoland and northern Illinois Coordinates , Government Country State Counties United States Illinois Cook, DuPage Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 606. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Landmarks of Chicago. ... January 12 is the 12th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ...


  1. ^ Indian Village, Chicago. Emporis. Retrieved on 2007-05-14.
  2. ^ Powhatan Apartments. City of Chicago Department of Planning and Development, Landmarks Division (2003). Retrieved on 2007-05-13.



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