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Washington Park Conservatory

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Washington Park Conservatory

For Flashback Friday this week we take a look at a long lost South Side treasure–Washinton Park Conservatory.

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Introducing Flashback Friday, with the Receptory in Humboldt Park

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Receptory Postcard front

A few years ago on our sister publication Goodnight Raleigh, I started a weekly column (that continues today) featuring vintage postcards, history, and transcribed conversations written in decades past.

I’m excited to announce the addition of this column to Chicago Patterns, which will follow in the footsteps of our sister publication. Most Fridays we’ll feature a postcard with a handwritten letter and history related to the message or subject of the card. Our introductory article in this new column features the Humboldt Park Receptory.

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