Garfield Ridge Apartment Living
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Apartments for rent in Garfield Ridge come with studio apartments and 1, 2, and 3-bedroom layouts. Garfield Ridge apartments can be found in courtyard buildings, traditional two- and three-flats, mid-rise apartments, and some newly constructed apartment buildings.
History in Garfield Ridge
John Wentworth (1815-1888) was a two-term Mayor of Chicago and a six-term U.S. House Of Representatives member. A Republican and personal friend of Abraham Lincoln, Wentworth served as editor of the city’s first newspaper, The Chicago Democrat. In his later years, he lived on his country estate at 5441 S Harlem Ave, which today occupies a portion of the Garfield Ridge neighborhood. Wentworth stood 6’ 6’’ tall and weighed more than 300 pounds.