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


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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