If you’re a fan of Lil Durk and the late King Von, you’ve greater than seemingly heard them each rap about their upbringing rising up in Chicago’s Parkway Gardens, aka ‘O Block.’ O Block is understood for being one of Chicago’s largest and most infamous inexpensive housing complexes, and housing some of the greats we all know in the present day. In addition to Von and Durk, former First Lady Michelle Obama additionally lived within the O. According to information experiences from The Chicago Sun-Times, the advanced is at present up on the market and searching for a brand new proprietor. Today, Durk shocked followers by responding to a tweet from the weblog Kollege Kidd, asserting that he hopes to turn out to be the brand new proprietor.
Kollege Kidd tweeted, ”Chicago’s Parkway Gardens aka O Block Listed For Sale.” Durk responded, “I’ll buy it, don’t matter how much it is.” O Block is a large property that would make a distinction within the low-income neighborhood with the correct proprietor. The neighborhood can be recognized for its gun and gang violence, and with Durk as a possible proprietor, he might convey a optimistic affect into the world.
Currently, O Block has 694 residences which might be unfold throughout shut to 3 dozen buildings. Not solely that, however the 13-acre advanced stretches from 63rd (the road Von all the time rapped about) to sixty fifth streets, which is between Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Calumet Avenue.
The Affordable Housing Advisors don’t have an asking worth listed, and there’s no phrase but on if Durk has made contact with them to make the acquisition. We like to see rappers purchase again their block!
Roomies, we are going to hold you posted if Durk does launch any extra info!
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