Neighborhood Views

Neighborhood Views is a new column featuring architecture, infrastructure, and hidden history photos. Submit yours to our flickr group or send to chicagopatterns@gmail.com.

Hints of a Taller Past

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506 W. 26th [John Morris/Chicago Patterns]

At 506 W. 26th St. is a residential building with a small clue of a once taller past.

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Twin Ys by the Door in Old Town

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Second Renaissance Revival entryway with the Chicago municipal device atop each cartouche. On Concord near Sedgwick. You can learn more about this style and the neighborhoods where it is most common at Chicago Architecture Data – 
Second Renaissance Revival.


3200 block of Bryn Mawr

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3200 bryn mawr

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Dal Paeng Yi Korean Noodles, Bryn Mawr Hardware, and Optometrists on the 3200 block of Bryn Mawr Avenue.


Old Town Cottage

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Circa 1886 Old Town cottage with art glass transom window and grand entrance stair, 1653 N Sedgwick.