ReJournals: Interra Realty arranges sale of landmarked Chicago Defender building in Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood

Joe Smazal
Joe Smazal

CHICAGO, IL – Interra Realty brokered the $2.48 million sale of the Chicago Defender Building, a landmarked mixed-use property at 3433-35 S. Indiana Avenue, in a historic section of Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood known as the Gap.

Built in 1899 and designed by Henry Newhouse, the property served as a Jewish synagogue before housing the Chicago Defender newspaper from 1920 to 1960. It is one of nine buildings in Chicago’s Black Metropolis-Bronzeville District, which was designated a Chicago Landmark in 1998. The building was renovated in 2016 to have one ground-floor commercial space, currently occupied by a medical supply company, as well as eight apartments.

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