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    • The Geographical Growth of Skokie, Illinois

    • Maps; Skokie (Ill.) -- History;
    • The Geographical Growth of Skokie, Illinois was written by Joseph Beaver as a pamphlet which showed the history of Skokie's (Niles Center's) geographical growth from its original boundaries when incorporated in 1888 to the boundaries in 1983. The...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • On the Way to Suffield Terrace Letter.

    • 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 promotional letter from Krenn & Datos General Sales Manager, P. D. Angell, gives the reader directions to Suffield Terrace from Downtown Chicago. In the process of giving the directions, a comparision of land values is explored. How the...
    • My Hearts in Niles Center Sheet Music.

    • 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 sheet music, written by Caspar Nathan and L. E. Delson, was the official song of the Greater Niles Center Association. The song, as seen in the lyrics, was used to promote Niles Center to prospective real estate developers and buyers. In the...
    • 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...
    • Real estate listing for brick Georgian house at 3757 W. Greenleaf Ave.

    • Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Real estate listing;
    • Real estate listing for brick Georgian house at 3757 W. Greenleaf Ave. Has 3 bedrooms and 2 and a half bathrooms. The house was built in 1949 with two additions done prior to November 1975. The price was originally $79,900 and then lowered, with a...
    • Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Meyer Cape Cod 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 Cape Cod house for Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Meyer of Edgebrook, Illinois. The 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...
    • Real estate listing for tri-level brick house at 8518 N. Trumbull Ave.

    • Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Real estate listing;
    • Real estate listing for tri-level brick house at 8518 N. Trumbull Ave. Has 2 plus bedrooms and 1 and a half bathrooms. The house was built in 1953 and is described in the listing as an extra clean and well maintained home. The price was $48,500.
    • 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...
    • Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hansen 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 the house of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hansen of Skokie. The two pages include the front of the house and the interior floor plan.
    • Tudor Style Home at 5300 Galitz St.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences
    • Tudor Style home at 5300 Galitz St. On the Northwest corner of Park Ave. and Galitz St.
    • Real estate listing for brick ranch house at 7809 N. Avers.

    • Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Real estate listing; Residences; Ranch houses;
    • Real estate listing for brick ranch house at 7809 N. Avers Ave. Has 3 bedrooms and 1 and a half bathrooms and was built in 1957. The price was $59,900.
    • Letter from Kinney Advertising Service to Mr. Skidmore of Swenson Brothers.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Advertising -- Real...
    • Letter from Kinney Advertising Service to Mr. Skidmore of Swenson Brothers asking for historical information to be included in the six page history they are putting together. A list of questions about College Hill is included. Some of the questions...
    • Home of George Busscher located at 8103 Floral Ave.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Barns
    • Home of George Busscher located at 8103 Floral Ave. Behind the house is a stone dwelling originally used as a barn and stables. Anthony Hubert Abbink and Annette Emma Thiele Abbink lived in this rear house on the second floor.
    • 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...
    • Real estate listing postcard for large brick modern house at 2958 Simpson St.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Real estate listing;...
    • Real estate listing postcard for large brick modern house at 2958 Simpson St. Has 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and a maids room and bathroom. There is also a tiled shuffle board layout in the recreation room and Wall Radio Aerial with speaker outlets in...
    • 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...
    • Krenn and Dato Advertisement Postcard.

    • 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 advertisement postcard is for property in the Dempster Street L Terminal District or as it was also called the New Terminal City of Niles Center. According to the postcard the Northwestern elevated L line connecting Chicago and...
    • Three Bungalows 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; Automobiles;...
    • Three Bungalows in College Hill. There is a sign for W. Koch & Son, General Contractors in front of the bungalow on the right side.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Real estate listing postcard for six-apartment English Tudor style building at 8020 Kenton Ave.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Apartment houses;...
    • Real estate listing postcard for six-apartment English Tudor style building at 8020 Kenton Ave. Has 3 four room and 3 five room apartments and a 4 car garage. The apartment building was 1 block from Davis St. Bus and North Shore Electric bus to...
    • Restrained Modern 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 Restrained Modern or Semi-Modern Bungalow house. The pages include the front of the house and the interior floor plans. The scale of the drawings is 14 inch is equal to 1 foot. The builder and contractor was Joseph J....
    • Real estate listing for brick ranch house at 8700 N. Avers Ave.

    • Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Real estate listing; Ranch houses;
    • Real estate listing for brick ranch house at 8700 N. Avers Ave. Has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and was built in 1954. The price was $69,500.
    • Two Images of Residences 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;...
    • Two images of residences in College Hill, an apartment building and a home.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Real estate listing for brick New Orleans style house at 73 Salem Ln.

    • Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Real estate listing;
    • Real estate listing for brick New Orleans style house at 73 Salem Ln. Has 4 bedrooms and 1 and a half bathrooms and a concrete porch. The house is in the Evanston-Skokie area and was built in 1947 by Blietz. The price was orginally $69,500 and...
    • Real Estate Contract between Charles Kindt and Sophia Kassens.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Contracts; Barns;
    • Copy of a real estate contract between Charles Kindt and Sophia Kassens for the North 56 feet of Lot number 18 in Peter Blameusers subdivision. The lot includes a house, barn and outhouse. Sophia Kassens sold the lot to Charles Kindt for $1,900....
    • Modern 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 Modern two-story house. The pages include the front of the house and the interior floor plans. The scale of the drawings is 14 inch is equal to 1 foot. The builder and contractor was Joseph J. Hansen.
    • Home at 9717 Gross Point Rd.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences
    • Home at 9717 Gross Point Rd., built in 1871 by Nicholas Kalmes.
    • Real estate listing for brick Georgian house at 7857 East Prairie Rd.

    • Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Real estate listing;
    • Real estate listing for brick Georgian house at 7857 East Prairie Rd. Has 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom, and the yard is enclosed with a white picket fence. The house was built in 1945. The price was $49,900.
    • 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...
    • Henry Harms First Home.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences
    • Henry Harms first home located near the intersection of Lincoln Ave. and Oakton St. Notice the Krumm & Bros. Co. sign on the side.
    • Home at 5144 Oakton Street.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences
    • Home at 5144 Oakton Street. Side view of the large brick house with a small white clapboard building in the back.

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