City-Owned Land Inventory

data.cityofchicago.org | Last Updated 11 Jun 2018

Vacant property owned and managed by the City of Chicago Department of Planning and Development. Information provided in the database, or on the City’s website generally, should not be used as a substitute for title research, title evidence, title insurance, real estate tax exemption or payment status, environmental or geotechnical due diligence, or as a substitute for legal, accounting, real estate, business, tax or other professional advice. The City assumes no liability for any damages or loss of any kind that might arise from the reliance upon, use of, misuse of, or the inability to use the LIS database or the City’s web site and the materials contained on the website. The City also assumes no liability for improper or incorrect use of materials or information contained on its website. All materials that appear in the LIS database or on the City’s web site are distributed and transmitted "as is," without warranties of any kind, either express or implied as to the accuracy, reliability or completeness of any information, and subject to the terms and conditions stated in this disclaimer.

Tags: city-owned vacant land

This dataset has the following 19 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
IDidtextUnique identifier of the record located in the underlying system.
PINpintextProperty Index Number
Addressaddresstext
Legal Descriptionlegal_descriptiontextA text description of the property owned by the City of Chicago
Property Statusproperty_statustextWhether the property is currently held or has been sold by the city.
Date of Acquisitiondate_of_acquisitioncalendar_dateDate that the property was originally acquired by the city. If the property was re-acquired after initially holding it, the date of acquisition will only reflect the original purchase date.
Date of Dispositiondate_of_dispositioncalendar_dateDate the property was sold by City of Chicago. Will only appear if Property Status is currently or has been marked "Sold".
Sq. Ft.sq_ftnumberParcel square footage according to the Cook County Recorder of Deeds' database
Wardwardnumber
Community Area Numbercommunity_area_numbertext
Community Area Namecommunity_area_nametext
Zoning Classificationzoning_classificationtext
Zip Codezip_codetext
Last Updatelast_updatetextDate that the property was last updated in the system. Updates may include changes that are not seen on the data portal.
X Coordinatex_coordinatenumberThe x coordinate of the location for the property in State Plane Illinois East NAD 1983 projection.
Y Coordinatey_coordinatenumberThe y coordinate of the location for the property in State Plane Illinois East NAD 1983 projection.
LatitudelatitudenumberThe latitude of the property using WGS84.
LongitudelongitudenumberThe longitude of the property using WGS84.
Locationlocationlocation