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Former Store Building

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1870s former store building in the middle of residential street with a small false front, 48th and Wood.


Blue Victorian Cottage in Logan Square

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Handsome blue cottage with front gable and leaded glass windows at 2431 N. Rockwell, built in the late 1880s.


Swallowed by Ivy

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Swallowed by ivy at Hoyne and Iowa.

 


1316 W. Huron

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Near the corner of Huron and Throop is a lovely red brick, flat-fronted Italianate two-flat built in 1879. Vaulted sidewalks tell the story of an area developed before streets were raised.

Situated in an area near downtown with a mixture of new construction and 19th century homes, it’s easy to imagine this 138 year old two-flat being the first house on this plot, but surprisingly it’s not.

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