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Dave’s Red Hots

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[Frederick Nachman]

[Frederick Nachman]

One of the oldest – if not the oldest – continuous operating hot-dog eatery opened in 1938 at 3422 W. Roosevelt Rd. The building was completed in 1893.

Frederick Nachman


The Firehouse Community Arts Center

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Part of the Lawndale Community Church and The House Covenant Church, The Firehouse Community Arts Center is located on Hamlin near Ogden.


Millard and Ogden

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John Morris/Chicago Patterns

ca. 1893 commercial/residential building (now church) at Millard and Ogden


Chicago Architecture Lost in 2015

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357 West Locust Street - St. Dominic’s Catholic Church. [John Morris/Chicago Patterns]

St. Dominic’s Catholic Church was demolished in 2015. [John Morris/Chicago Patterns]

Whether by neglect or new development, Chicago lost several historic or architecturally important structures in 2015.

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