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    • 8000 Lincoln Avenue Commercial Building Photograph, circa 1930

    • Automobiles; Banks; Business enterprises; Drugstores; Signs and signboards; Stores, Retail;
    • Photograph of a commercial building on the northwest corner of Lincoln Avenue and Oakton Street in Niles Center, Illinois, circa 1930. Building residents: drug store owned by Gerhart Monahan; office of Dr. Paul E. Allen, dentist; and the National...
    • 8034-8050 Lincoln Avenue Photograph, circa 1960

    • Business enterprises; Signs and signboards; Stores, Retail; Streets;
    • Photograph of the 8034 to 8050 block of Lincoln Avenue in Skokie, Illinois, circa 1960. Shown (left to right): Hahns Hardware Store (8034 Lincoln); Nun Bush Mens Shoes (8038 Lincoln); Community Bakery (8044 Lincoln); Albertis Pizza (8050 Lincoln)....
    • A. Kutz Plumbing And Heating Storefront Photograph, 1910

    • Business enterprises; Motion picture theaters; Signs and signboards;
    • Photograph of the A. Kutz Plumbing and Heating storefront in Niles Center, Illinois in 1910. The store was located at 7919 Lincoln Avenue. People shown: possibly A. Kutz and son in doorway. Note the reflection of the Niles Center Theater and Meyer...
    • Ace Hardware Building Photograph, 1947

    • Business enterprises; Hardware stores; Signs and signboards; Stores, Retail;
    • Photograph of the Ace Hardware Stores building located at 5035 Oakton Street in Skokie, Illinois in 1947. Street post sign reads: Oakton St. and Harms. This photograph is part of the collection of the Skokie Historical Society.
    • American Legion Post 320 Hall Photograph, 1950s

    • Clubs; Signs and signboards; Veterans -- Illinois;
    • Photograph of the American Legion Hall Building, Post 320, located at 8212 Lincoln Avenue in Skokie, Illinois in the 1950s. Shown: the American Legion Hall Building with tank on display. Sign reads: "Home of Skokie Post 320; The American Legion...
    • Blameuser Building Fire -- Crowd Photograph, 1940

    • Barbershops; Business enterprises; Fire fighters; Fire-departments; Fires; Municipal services; Signs and signboards; Stores, Retail;
    • Photograph of the crowd gathered around a fire at the Blameuser Building on Oakton Street in Skokie, Illinois on November 25, 1940, just a little more than a week after Niles Center, Illinois was renamed Skokie, Illinois. The building was located...
    • Blameuser Building Postcard, 1907

    • Banks; Business enterprises; Postcards; Signs and signboards;
    • Postcard depicting the Blameuser Building on the northeast corner of Oakton Street and Lincoln Avenue in Niles Center, Illinois in 1907. Peter Blameuser, Jr. built the Blameuser Building in the 1800s. The people in the picture are unidentified. The...
    • Blameuser Motor Company Building Photograph, 1924

    • Automobiles; Business enterprises; Service stations; Signs and signboards;
    • Photograph of the Blameuser Motor Company in Niles Center, Illinois in 1924. Note the gasoline pump to the right. The building was located at 8008 Lincoln Avenue. This photograph is part of the collection of the Skokie Historical Society.
    • Bradley and Haben Funeral Home Photograph, 1920s

    • Automobiles; Business enterprises; Signs and signboards;
    • Photograph of the Bradley and Haben Funeral Home building located at 8036 Lincoln Avenue in Niles Center, Illinois in the 1920s. Shown: hearse parked in front of the funeral Home. Signs on the hearse read: "Private Ambulance" and "Haben." This...
    • Bronx Building Photograph, 1926

    • Apartments; Business enterprises; Signs and signboards;
    • Photograph of the Bronx Building located at 4940 Dempster Street, on the northwest corner of Dempster Street and Bronx Avenue, in Niles Center, Illinois in 1926. The Bronx Building was constructed in 1927 for $170,000 just before the Depression to...
    • Bronx Building Photograph, 1929

    • Apartments; Automobiles; Business enterprises; Restaurants, lunch rooms, etc.; Signs and signboards; Stores, Retail;
    • Photograph of the Bronx Building in Niles Center, Illinois in 1929. The building was located at 4940 Dempster Street, on the northwest corner of Dempster Street and Bronx Avenue. Shown: The Bronx Building housing a drug store (left) and the Bronx...
    • Canton Restaurant Photograph, circa 1960

    • Advertising; Automobiles; Business enterprises; Restaurants, lunch rooms, etc.; Signs and signboards;
    • Photograph of the Canton Restaurant, located at 8007 Lincoln Avenue in Skokie, Illinois, circa 1960. Shown: automobiles parked in front of the restaurant; advertising on building for Coca-Cola. This photograph is part of the collection of the...
    • Canton Restaurant Photograph, circa 1960

    • Advertising; Automobiles; Business enterprises; Restaurants, lunch rooms, etc.; Signs and signboards;
    • Photograph of the Canton Restaurant, located at 8007 Lincoln Avenue in Skokie, Illinois, circa 1960. Shown: automobile parked in front of the restaurant; advertising on building for Coca-Cola. This photograph is part of the collection of the Skokie...
    • Cheap Store Building with Family Photograph, circa 1896

    • Business enterprises; Signs and signboards; Stores, Retail;
    • Photograph of The Cheap Store/Klehm & Sons building located on the southwest corner of Lincoln Avenue and Oakton Street in Niles Center, Illinois, circa 1896. Note the engine house cupola in background on the right. Children shown (left to right):...

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