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    • Old Orchard Events Newspaper.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Advertising; Shopping centers --...
    • This 1958 newspaper presented Old Orchard Shopping Center events and advertisements. Old Orchard Shopping Center opened on October 25, 1956. Events discussed in the articles included the 2nd Annual Sports Car Show and the expansion of Walgreens. ...
    • Advertisement for Street Lights used in College Hill Subdivision.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Advertising -- Real estate...
    • Image of one type of street light used in the College Hill Subdivsion. The street light is the Form 18 Novalux, Ornamental Lantern Unit, Granite Opalescent panels, type RK casing.
    • Architectural Rendering of the North Shore Channel.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Architecture; Architects; Bridges;...
    • Architectural Rendering of the North Shore Channel (As it could be developed and beautified North of Dempster Street.). Visualized by Eugene L. Swenson. View is of channel and surrounding neighborhood, looking East-Northeast toward Evanston and...
    • Architectural Rendering of the Sanitary District New Church Street Bridge at McCormick Boulevard.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Architecture; Architects; Bridges;...
    • Architectural Rendering of the Sanitary District New Church Street Bridge at McCormick Boulevard. The image was copyrighted by Eugene L. Swenson. There is text on the back of the photograph, which reads, Photographic reproduction of a painting...
    • Portrait of Albert O. Swenson.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Automobiles;
    • Portrait of Albert O. Swenson. Albert Swenson died in an auto accident in November of 1924. On the back of the photo is written, Return to E. L. Swenson, 5531 N. Clark St. and crossed out, A. O. Swenson Auto Death..
    • Church St. Bus.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Automobiles; Buses; Transportation;
    • Church St. Bus Number 47 in College Hill Subdivision.
    • Church St. in College Hill Subdivision

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Automobiles; Offices; Roads;...
    • Church St. in College Hill Subdivision, looking at College Hill. The business office,cars, telephone lines and street lights visible.
    • Check from Swenson Brothers.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Banks and banking; Taxation;
    • Check from Swenson Brothers to Ferd C. Baumann [sic] , Village Collector, for taxes on College Hill properties. Check is for $46,430.84. It is a photograph of the check in photograph of Ernest E. Ellington and Fred L. Bauman. The check was signed...
    • College Hill Public School Building.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Children; Church buildings; Schools
    • College Hill Public School Building. Notice the children looking out the windows, and the residences under construction in the distance. The school was converted from the North Shore Lutheran Church College Hill Chapel.
    • College Hill School Class Photograph.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Children; Schools; Students;...
    • Teachers and students in front of the College Hill School.
    • North Shore Lutheran Church College Hill Chapel.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Church buildings; Schools;
    • North Shore Lutheran Church College Hill Chapel. It was later converted into the College Hill Public School. According to the sign, church school began at 10:00 a.m. and worship at 11:00 a.m. The building was located at the Southeast corner of...
    • Groundbreaking Ceremony in College Hill.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Construction;
    • Dedication of First Building in College Hill, First Spade of Earth Turned. Eugene L. Swenson is standing right of center woman with shovel.
    • Groundbreaking Ceremonies for College Hill.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Construction;
    • Groundbreaking Ceremonies for College Hill. Eugene L. Swenson is standing at center next to woman who is holding the horses reins. The woman is most likely Mrs. Swenson. Ernest E. Ellington is standing to the left of Mr. Swenson.
    • Men standing in a College Hill construction site.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Construction;
    • Men standing in a College Hill construction site. The men are standing with construction machinery and materials.
    • Workers laying sewer pipes in College Hill.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Construction; Public utilities
    • The laying of sewer pipes in College Hill Subdivision.
    • Letter from the Public Service Company of Northern Illinois to the Swenson Brothers.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Construction;
    • Letter from the Public Service Company of Northern Illinois to the Swenson Brothers regarding street lights and how they are beneficial to a community. Enclosed with the letter would have been images of the College Hill Subdivision at night.
    • Church St. with Sign for Swenson Brothers.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Contractors; Offices; Roads;...
    • View of Church St. with sign for Swenson Brothers, Community Developers, College Hill and Evanston Manor. Swenson Bros., 5531 N. Clark St., Sunnyside 6465. There are street lights and telephone lines visible.
    • Sign for Swenson Brothers, College Hill Properties.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Contractors;
    • Sign for Swenson Brothers, College Hill Properties. Eugene L. Swenson and Albert O. Swenson, Estate, Owners.

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