About Whitney M. Young, Jr. Branch

Neighborhoods Served

  • Chatham
  • Greater Grand Crossing
  • Park Manor
  • Chesterfield
  • Avalon


  • Whitney M. Young, Jr. Branch opened in 1973. In 2019, it re-opened following a renovation and expansion.
  • The branch was named in honor of Whitney M. Young, Jr. (1921-1971), the executive director of the National Urban League and a leader in civil rights and community development.
  • Architect Hay Carow designed the building.