Corner Building at Damen and Grace

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corner building

This corner building at 3759 North Damen in North Center was built in 1913.


Italianate Corner Building at Division and Milwaukee

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Division and Milwaukee

Built in 1898, this corner building is at 1535 West Division.


Greystone Corner Building at 2959 North Milwaukee

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John Morris/Chicago Patterns

John Morris/Chicago Patterns

At the corner of Milwaukee and Central Park in Avondale is this mixed use commercial greystone building, now home to Luke Harding State Farm Insurance.


A Walking Tour of Albany Park’s Corner Buildings

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Lawrence and Avers

Some of the city’s most beautiful neighborhood commercial buildings are on Lawrence Avenue in Albany Park. Diverse, charming, and beautiful, these structures nicely represent the community they’re a part of.

The corner buildings featured in this walking tour were constructed during Albany Park’s meteoric rise in the early 20th century, from 1907 to 1930.

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