Table 4

BRIDGEPORT: LAND USE BY TOWNSHIP SECTION, 1939

Percent of use in terms of acreage for township sections in which Bridgeport is located (a)
Type use Section
28
Section
29
Section
32
Section
33
Chicago
average
Purely Residential21.812.312.924.4n.a.
Residential w/business6.32.54.06.3n.a.
All Residential (b)28.114.816.930.724.1
Purely Commercial (c)3.41.85.25.44.6
Purely Industrial11.034.229.49.36.9
Mixed Ind'l and Comm'l0.20.10.1--n.a.
Railroads and Waterways10.716.610.78.010.3
Streets and Alleys32.819.418.728.824.6
Public and Institutional2.01.02.72.73.3
Parks and Playgrounds1.21.70.22.04.8
Vacant or unused10.610.416.113.121.4

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Notes:
 a. Sections include parts of other areas, such as McKinley Park and
    Armour Square. Northwest Bridgeport is in Section 29; northeast
    Bridgeport is in Section 28; southwest Bridgeport is in Section 32; 
    and southeast Bridgeport is in Section 33. 
 b. All residential includes residential and residential with business
    categories; this particular category must be removed to reach 100
    percent useage figures.
 c. Does not include the residential with business category.      

Source:  U.S. Works Project Administration, Land Use in Chicago, (1940),
 pp. II (frontispiece), 218, 220, 232, 234.  See bibliography for
 publication information.