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    • Advertisement for Meadow Lane Garden Apartments.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Apartment houses;...
    • Advertisement for Meadow Lane Garden Apartments. The advertisement includes photograph and description of apartments and surrounding conveniences and benefits, such as golf clubs, rapid transit system, Cook County Forest Preserves and the Chicago...
    • 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.
    • Agreement and Grant with the Northwestern Gas, Light & Coke Company.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Contracts; Golf; Golf courses;...
    • Agreement and grant for the Northwestern Gas, Light, and Coke Company to service Golf Rd. from North Branch Rd. to the Glenview Golf Club Grounds for 40 years. The owners of land in that section were John D. Derves, D. G. Drake and George P....
    • Apartment Building in College Hill.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Apartment houses;...
    • Apartment building in College Hill Subdivision.
    • Architectural Drawings for Clara and Stella Blameuser Residence at 7915 Lorel Ave.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Architecture;...
    • Arcitectural Drawings for the home of Stella and Clara Blameuser at 7915 Lorel Ave. The drawings show the exterior views of the house, including the front, back, porch and overhead plot view. Detailed interior floor plans are included, as are...
    • Architectural Drawings for Edwin T. Klehm Residence.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Architecture;...
    • Architectural Drawings for Edwin T. Klehm home, which was located at the Northwest corner of Oakton St. and Floral Ave., until it was torn down in 1959. The home was the first to have indoor plumbing, powered by windmill, and the first to have...
    • 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...
    • Baumann Home located at 7823 N. Kilbourn Ave.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Bungalows;
    • Baumann home located at 7823 N. Kilbourn Ave. The house was relocated from the 7300 block of Skokie Blvd., the site of the Allstate Insurance Property. The brick facade was added after relocation.
    • Berman Family ranch home under construction at 9339 Kostner Ave.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Construction; Family;...
    • Berman Family ranch home under construction at 9339 Kostner Ave. Notice the man standing on the roof.
    • Blank real estate contract for Foreman-State Trust and Savings Bank.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Contracts; Apartment...
    • The contract was sent to Eugene L. Swenson to complete, regarding land that would be in possession of Foreman-State Trust and Savings Bank. The contract contains a caucasian clause, stating that no one who is not caucasian is allowed to lease or...
    • Blueprint Map of Krenn and Datos Devonshire Manor Annex.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Maps; Blueprints; Construction;...
    • This Krenn & Dato blueprint map of the Devonshire Manor Annex shows the area bordered by Simpson St. on the North, Lyons St. on the South, Kildare Ave. on the East and Kilbourne [sic] Ave. on the West. Other streets included in the area are...
    • Blueprint Map of Krenn and Datos Devonshire Manor.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Maps; Blueprints; Construction;
    • This Krenn & Dato blueprint map is of the entire Devonshire Manor subdivision, which is bordered by Church St. on the North, Dempster St. on the South and Niles Center Road on the West, and at its furthest point Keeler Ave. on the East. There is...
    • 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...
    • Children standing in front of the Fritz Rose Family Home.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Children; Family
    • Children standing in front of the Fritz Rose Family home on the Southwest corner of Touhy Ave. and Carpenter Rd. A future Village trustee Fritz Rose operated the Niles Centre Hotel on the corner of Lincoln Ave. and Oakton St. Notice the For Sale,...
    • Church St. at night, illuminated by street lights.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Roads; Streets;
    • Church St. at night, illuminated by street lights. Swenson Brothers College Hill, Evanston Manor sign is illuminated. Written on the back of the photograph is: College Hill, Where Light is Light.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Clients Outing given by A. A. Lewis Realty.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences
    • Clients Outing given by A. A.Lewis Realty. The Sunday picnic outing was held at Dempster St. and Crawford Ave. There is an advertisement on the bus at the outing, saying, On Sale Today, Evanston Golf Manor, Dempster St. between Crawford & Keeler,...
    • College Hill children at the starting line of a race.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Children; Games;...
    • College Hill children at the starting line ready to start a race on the street. Notice the residences in the background.
    • 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.
    • Colonial Bungalow Residence Architectural Drawing.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Architecture;...
    • Architectural drawing for Colonial Bungalow house. The two pages include the front of the house and the interior floor plan. Joseph J. Hansen was the builder and contractor.
    • Colonial Paul Revere Family Residence Architectural Drawing.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Architecture;...
    • Architectural Drawing for Colonial Paul Revere style house. Included on the page are the front and back of the house, as well as the interior floor plans and landscaping plans. The scale of the drawing is 18 inch is equal to 1 foot. The builder...
    • Colonial Residence Architectural Drawing.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Architecture;...
    • Architectural Drawing of a Colonial house. The page includes the front of the house and interior floor plans and landscaping plans. The scale of the drawing is 18 inch is equal to 1 foot.
    • Colonial Residence Architectural Drawing.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Architecture;...
    • Architectural drawing of a Colonial house. The three pages include the front of the house and interior floor plans. The scale of the drawings is 14 inch is equal to 1 foot. The builder and contractor was Joseph J. Hansen, 7721 N. Koster Ave., and...
    • Construction of Residences on Ewing Ave.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Construction;...
    • Construction of Residences on Ewing Ave. in College Hill Subdivision. Visible are apartment buildings, duplexes, and the Swenson Brothers business office. The roads have been paved and the telephone lines and street lights have already been put in.
    • Devonshire Manor Formerly Devonshire Golf Club: The Last Word in Subdivision Development Booklet.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Advertising -- Real...
    • This Krenn & Dato promotional booklet focuses on the Devonshire Manor subdivision. As seen on the map included in the booklet, Devonshire Manor was bound by Church St. to the West, Keeler Ave. to the North, Dempster St. to the East and Niles...
    • East Side Property Owners Association Constitution and By-laws.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Associations,...
    • East Side Property Owners Association amended constitution, which included information on the purpose, on membership, on officers, on meetings and quorum, on by-laws, on duties of officers, on election of officers, on dues, on committees, on...
    • Eugene L. Swenson, the Church St. Bus Driver and another man stand next to the Church St. Bus.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Automobiles; Buses;...
    • Eugene L. Swenson, the Church St. Bus Driver and another man stand next to the Church St. Bus in front of a partially completed section of the College Hill Subdivision. Completed apartment buildings and houses are visible, as well as ones still...
    • Ewing Ave. at night illuminated by street lights.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Offices; Roads;...
    • Ewing Ave. at night illuminated by street lights. Apartment buildings, homes and the Swenson Brothers business office are visible.
    • First mail delivery in College Hill.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Offices; Letter carriers
    • Eugene L. Swenson of Swenson Brothers receiving the first letter delivered to College Hill properties by mail carrier from Evanston Post Office. Group is standing in front of Swenson Brothers business office.
    • Fred Hachmeister House  at 5010 Warren St.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences
    • Fred Hachmeister home located at 5010 Warren St. The house, which orginally was owned by Christ Hachmeister, the wagon maker, may have been moved to this location. Christ Hachmeisters shop was located in the munipical parking lot on the West side...
    • Greenhouses being torn down.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Greenhouses; Apartment...
    • Greenhouses being torn down to make way for future apartment buildings.
    • Grosse House on Galitz St.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences
    • Herman (Buddy) Grosse's house on Galitz St.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Haben Family Home at 8051 Lincoln Ave.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Butchers
    • Haben Family home at 8051 Lincoln Ave. Originally the first floor was the Harrer Meat Market run by Michael Harrer, father of Adam Harrer, the first Mayor and Fire Chief. The second floor was a living space. The Building is on the National...
    • Hacker Family Home at 8323 Niles Center Rd.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Greenhouses;
    • Hacker Family Home at 8323 Niles Center Rd. The Hacker family owned a large greenhouse near the home on Niles Center Rd.
    • Handwritten list of the advertisers to be included in the Swenson Brothers College Hill Booklet.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Advertising -- Real...
    • Handwritten list of the advertisers to be included in the Swenson Brothers College Hill Booklet. There is a list of advertisers, whose proofs are ready; those who need to make final corrections; and those that will be signed up if necessary. The...

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