The sign at 37th and Honore streets notes it is the geographic center of Chicago.

Will the Center of Chicago Stay in McKinley Park?

Published July 18, 2016

As reported by Chicago radio station WBEZ, the geographic center of the City of Chicago is not at 37th and Honore streets, despite its long-held position as such, including a memorial sign. Modern mapping software makes it easy to determine the exact point, which is at 31st Street and Western Avenue.

Will the McKinley Park neighbohood keep the title? WBEZ reports 12th Ward Alderman George Cardenas is moving to cement the 37th and Honore location.

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