Dr. King Legacy Apartments

Dr. King Legacy Apartments

1550 S. Hamlin Ave.

The April 2011 opening of Dr. King Legacy Apartments completed the first phase of a plan to create a historic district where Dr. Martin Luther King lived with his family in 1966. The $17 million, 45-unit affordable rental project by Lawndale Christian Development Corp. includes 6,000 square feet of commercial space along 16th Street. Future phases include a new park, cultural center, library, and a memorial to Dr. King’s life and legacy. 

DPD Assistance:

• $4.9 million loan

• $6.9 million tax credit equity

• Planned Development designation

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