About South Shore Branch

Neighborhoods Served

  • South Shore


  • South Shore Branch opened in May 1929.
  • The building features Tudor-style architecture.


South Shore Branch features artwork funded through the Percent for Art Ordinance administered by the City of Chicago Public Art Program:

  • Sculptures by Muneer H. Bahauddeen
    • Six Posts (2020)
    • Cosmic Postage Stamp (1987)
    • Homage to Obatala (1985)
  • New Generation by Elizabeth Catlett (1992)
  • With Honors by Synthia Saint James