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    • 640 Slade

    • architecture, domestic; concrete construction; concrete masonry; Dwellings; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; historic buildings;
    • Residential structures in Elgin, Illinois with components made of ornamental concrete block; Style: 1 story hipped roof; 1st City Directory listing: 1911; primary block: broken ashlar 8"x24"; first owner: Mary Burton
    • 614 Chester

    • architecture, domestic; concrete construction; concrete masonry; Dwellings; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; historic buildings;
    • Residential structures in Elgin, Illinois with components made of ornamental concrete block; Style: 2 story hipped roof; 1st City Directory listing: 1911; primary block: Cobblestone face 8"x16"; first owner: August Fricke
    • 661 Keep

    • architecture, domestic; concrete construction; concrete masonry; Dwellings; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; historic buildings;
    • Residential structures in Elgin, Illinois with components made of ornamental concrete block; Style: 1 story gable front; 1st City Directory listing: 1927; primary block: rock face 8"x16"; first owner: Earl Hedblade
    • 557 Enterprise

    • architecture, domestic; concrete construction; concrete masonry; Dwellings; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; historic buildings;
    • Residential structures in Elgin, Illinois with components made of ornamental concrete blockResidential structures in Elgin, Illinois with components made of ornamental concrete blockResidential structures in Elgin, Illinois with components made of...
    • 612 Walnut

    • architecture, domestic; concrete construction; concrete masonry; Dwellings; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; historic buildings;
    • Residential structures in Elgin, Illinois with components made of ornamental concrete block; Style: 2 story hipped roof; 1st City Directory listing: 1941; primary block: plain face 8"x16"; first owner: Eddy Lund; Historical notes: The original...
    • 910 Spring

    • architecture, domestic; concrete construction; concrete masonry; Dwellings; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; historic buildings;
    • Residential structures in Elgin, Illinois with components made of ornamental concrete block; Style: 2 story gambrel; 1st City Directory listing: 1907; primary block: rock face 8"x24"; first owner: James Robinson
    • 707 S. Liberty

    • architecture, domestic; concrete construction; concrete masonry; Dwellings; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; historic buildings;
    • Residential structures in Elgin, Illinois with components made of ornamental concrete block; Style: 2 story gambrel; 1st City Directory listing: 1909; primary block: plain face 8"x16", granite finish; First owner: Arthur Sanders
    • 634 Brook

    • architecture, domestic; concrete construction; concrete masonry; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; Garages; historic buildings; Silos;
    • Residential structures in Elgin, Illinios with components made of ornamental concrete blocks; Style: garage, flat roof; 1st City Directory listing: 1917; primary block: silo 12"x30"; first owner: Emil Fernekorn; Historical notes: An experiment by...
    • 639 Congdon

    • architecture, domestic; concrete construction; concrete masonry; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; Garages;
    • Residential structures in Elgin, Illinois with components made of ornamental concrete block; Style: garage, gable front; 1st City Directory listing: 1927; primary block: rock face 8"x16"; first owner: Henry A. Klingberg; Historical notes: garage...
    • First Owner index

    • architecture, domestic; concrete construction; concrete masonry; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; historic buildings;
    • Ornamental concrete block structures in Elgin, Illinois arranged according to first owner
    • Street Address index

    • architecture, domestic; concrete construction; concrete masonry; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; historic buildings;
    • Ornamental concrete block structures in Elgin, Illinois arranged according to street address
    • 855 Cedar

    • architecture, domestic; concrete construction; concrete masonry; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; historic buildings;
    • Residential structures in Elgin, Illinios with components made of ornamental concrete blocks; Style 2: story side gable; 1st City Directory listing: 1927; primary block: rock face 8"x16", granite finish; first owner: William J. Voss
    • Ace Welding Service

    • Cizek collection
    • This business offered general repairs on residential and industrial steel structures and ornamental iron. In addition, they manufactured new truck bodies and utility and boat trailers.
    • 69 Ann

    • Concrete construction; Concrete masonry; Historic buildings; Architecture, domestic; Elgin (Ill.)--History; Silos
    • Residential structures in Elgin, Illinois with components made of ornamental concrete block; Style: silo; 1st City Directory listing: 1917; primary block: silo 12" x 30"; First owner: Mason & Lawrence Co.; Historical notes: Plaque on side: Ribstone...
    • 926 Illinois

    • Concrete masonry; Concrete construction; Architecture, domestic; Historic buildings; Elgin (Ill.)--History; Garages
    • Residential structure in Elgin, Illinois with components made of ornamental concrete blocks; Style: garage, gable front; 1st City Directory listing: ca. 1940; primary block: rock face 8"x16"
    • 770 Hammond

    • Concrete masonry; Concrete construction; Architecture, domestic; Historic buildings; Elgin (Ill.)--History; Porches
    • Residential structures in Elgin, Illinois with components made of ornamental concrete block. Style: porch wall; 1st City Directory listing: 1917; primary block: rock face 8"x16"; first owner: Joseph? Cridler; Historial notes: 1917: no house numbers...
    • Frese Family Band

    • Entertainment; Dance Orchestra; Music; Musician; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Frese Family Band taken about 1926. Front row: Joseph Frese, baritone; Louis A. Frese, father, drum; William Frese, tuba; Louis Frese, cornet and Edward Frese, cornet. The group with some others (G. Hagebaumer, F. Speckhart) played form about 1900...
    • Hall 67 looking southwest. Specimens of Norwegian and French marbles

    • Field Columbian Museum. "Here are exhibited about 350 specimens of the best known varieties of American, French, Italian, Greek and Norwegian marbles, together with serpentines, onyx and granitoid rocks adapted to ornamental uses. So far as...
    • Hall 67 looking southwest. Specimens of Norwegian and French marbles in wood and glass cases and building stones. Radiator and bench. Sign for "West Dome" visible. Geology exhibit. Field Columbian Museum

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