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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...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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....
    • Interior view of Emil Blameusers Greenhouse.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Greenhouses
    • Interior view of Emil Blameusers greenhouse. Emil Blameuser is at the center of the photograph picking flowers. The note on the back of the postcard says, Inside view of our sweet pea ranch.
    • Ludwig Schmitts Carnation Greenhouse.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Greenhouses
    • Exterior view of Ludwig Schmitts carnation greenhouse.
    • Krenn & Dato Plat Map of Crawford Ave. and East Prairie Rd. L Terminal Subdivision.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Local transit; Maps; Railroads;...
    • Krenn & Dato Plat Map of Crawford Ave. and East Prairie Rd. L Terminal Subdivision with all the lots indicated. The subdivision mapped is bound by Crawford Ave. to the North, Hamlin Ave. to the South and Hull St. to the East. Streets included in...

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