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Open Elgin 2019

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Open Elgin flag in front of the Elgin Professional Building [Eric Allix Rogers/Chicago Patterns]

Inspired by the success of Open House Chicago, the Elgin Area Chamber and the Elgin Development Group launched Open Elgin in 2017. Open Elgin returns for its third installment on Saturday, April 27, 2019. The one-afternoon-only event is manageable in scale, featuring just 27 sites largely clustered around Elgin’s charming, historic, and walkable downtown.

The list of this year’s sites is available online. What follows are some highlights from last year’s event, all but one of which are featured again this year.

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