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Lake Forest Library Archives

   
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  1. Lake Forest City Hall: "Lake Forest City Hall Facilities"
    Excerpts from an architectural study of Lake Forest City Hall that includes a history, drawings, and pictures of City Hall. Prepared for the City of Lake Forest.

  2. Lake Forest City Hall: "Lake Forest Town Hall"
    Brief article with architectural description and photograph of the city hall in Lake Forest, IL. Photograph shows the original top of the belfry tower. (Architectural Record, Vol. 18, Oct. 1905, pp. 310-311.)

  3. Lake Forest City Hall: Postcard
    Postcard of the city hall in Lake Forest, IL with original tower.

  4. Lake Forest City Hall: View from East
    Black and white photograph of the city hall in Lake Forest, IL. View is from the east and shows the current top to the belfry tower.

  5. Lake Forest City Hall: View from Southwest
    Black and white photograph of the city hall in Lake Forest, IL. View is from the southwest and shows the 1956 first-floor addition.

  6. Lake Forest Library Exterior, Aerial view from southeast
    Aerial view of library from southeast

  7. Lake Forest Library Exterior, View from South
    Postcard with photograph of library exterior, view from south, showing walk and steps leading to main entrance.

  8. Lake Forest Library Exterior, View from Southeast
    Photograph of library entrance and part of front lawn, view from the southeast

  9. Lake Forest Library Exterior, View from Southwest
    Photograph of library exterior from southwest

  10. Lake Forest Library Interior, Administrative Office
    Photograph of the administrative office of the Lake Forest Library

  11. Lake Forest Library Interior, Circulation Desk and "The Archer" bas-relief
    Black and white photograph of circulation desk and "The Archer," a covered limestone bas-relief in memory of Kersey Coates Reed. The archer's face is a likeness of Mr. Reed. Inscription reads: "In memory of Kersey Coates Reed, eighteen hundred and eighty - nineteen hundred and twenty-nine - who was much loved in Lake Forest - where he lived - and who cared greatly for good books - this building has been erected."

  12. Lake Forest Library Interior, Reference Annex
    Photograph of the Lake Forest Library's Reference Annex

  13. Lake Forest Library Interior, Reference Room
    Photograph of the Lake Forest Library's Reference Room

  14. Lake Forest Library Interior, Rotunda, South Wall
    Photograph of south wall of library rotunda and Remisoff murals.

  15. Lake Forest Library Interior, Rotunda, View from Lobby
    Black and white photograph from front lobby into rotunda, showing complete mural panel east of desk on north wall and part of mural on east wall.

  16. Lake Forest Library Mural: "Poets and Writers of Antiquity: Mural Paintings in the Lake Forest Library" Brochure
    A brochure about the Nicolai Remisoff murals at the Lake Forest Library.

  17. Lake Forest Library Mural: Poets and Writers of Antiquity, Aristophanes, Sophocles, Aeschylus, and Euripides
    Black and white postcard of a section of the "Poets and Writers of Antiquity" mural by Nicolai Remisoff in the Lake Forest Library rotunda. The section depicts Aristophanes, Sophocles, Aeschylus, and Euripides.

  18. Lake Forest Library Mural: Poets and Writers of Antiquity, Homer and Pindar
    Black and white postcard of a section of the "Poets and Writers of Antiquity" mural by Nicolai Remisoff in the Lake Forest Library rotunda. The section depicts Homer and Pindar.

  19. Lake Forest Library Mural: Poets and Writers of Antiquity, Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, and Diogenes
    Black and white postcard of a section of the "Poets and Writers of Antiquity" mural by Nicolai Remisoff in the Lake Forest Library rotunda. The section depicts Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, and Diogenes.

  20. Lake Forest Library Mural: Poets and Writers of Antiquity, Xenephon
    Black and white postcard of a section of the "Poets and Writers of Antiquity" mural by Nicolai Remisoff in the Lake Forest Library rotunda. The section depicts Xenophon.

  21. Market Square: 700 North Western Avenue Market Square
    Architectural description of Market Square in Lake Forest, IL.

  22. Market Square: "Here's Spirit of Old Lake Forest"
    Newspaper article from Lake Forester, April 15, 1976, pp. 45-46.

  23. Market Square: "Lawrence H. W. Speidel Was My Father"
    Four-page history with photographs of Lawrence H. W. Speidel, an early Lake Forest businessman who sold his business property to the Market Square Trustees in 1912. Pictures 1 and 5 are missing.

  24. Market Square: "The New Market Square at Lake Forest, Illinois"
    Article with photographs - "The New Market Square at Lake Forest, Illinois: A Practical Illustration of Town Planning, Howard Shaw, Architect" by Peter B. Wight, pp. 27-31 and plates 1-16 in Western Architect, vol. 26, Oct. 1917

  25. Market Square: Historic Market Square, Lake Forest
    Trifold brochure with map, brief description, and sketches of the storefronts of Market Square.

  26. Market Square: Market Square
    A report in outline form of the history of Market Square from pre-market square Lake Forest to 1999.

  27. Market Square: The Shops at Market Square
    Map with list and brief description of shops that have been in Market Square.

  28. Market Square: Tinted Photograph
    Tinted photograph with two scenes of downtown Lake Forest, one in 1913 before Market Square, and one of Market Square in 1926.

  29. Residences in Lake Forest, Illinois Designed by Edwin Hill Clark, Architect
    Loose-leaf booklet with color photographs of homes in Lake Forest, IL designed by Edwin Hill Clark.

  30. Villa Turicum: "Forest Ranger" Newspaper Column
    Newspaper column discussing the origin of the word "Turicum." From the Nov. 2, 1972 Lake Forester.

  31. Villa Turicum: "House of Harold F. McCormick, Esq. at Lake Forest, IL"
    "The Renaissance Villa of Italy Developed into a Complete Residential Type for Use in America: The House of Harold McCormick, Esq. at Lake Forest, Ill. Charles A. Platt, Architect." Architectural Record, Vol. 31, Mar. 1912, pp. 201-225.

  32. Villa Turicum: "Lake Forest Building Survey, 1980-1981"
    Five-page survey with information on Villa Turicum, 595-655 Circle Lane, Lake Forest, IL.

  33. Villa Turicum: "Portfolio of Notable Landscape Architecture in America"
    Illustrated article about the landscape architecture of Villa Turicum. Full title: "Portfolio of Notable Landscape Architecture in America : 'Villa Turicum,' the Estate of Mrs. Rockefeller McCormick, Lake Forest, Illinois" by F. A. Cushing Smith in American Landscape Architect, June 1930, cover page, pp. 9-14 and 17-18.

  34. Villa Turicum: "Tale of an Unhappy Kingdom"
    Two-page article with cover photograph about Villa Turicum, the former estate of Harold F. and Edith Rockefeller McCormick, Lake Forest, IL. Article is from the Sat., Sept. 21, 1963 Waukegan News-Sun.

  35. Villa Turicum: "The Glory that was Villa Turicum Estate"
    Brief article with photographs about Villa Turicum, the former estate of Harold F. and Edith Rockefeller McCormick, Lake Forest, IL. Article is from the July 31, 1968 Lake Forester, pp. 38 and 52.

  36. Villa Turicum: Garden Plan of Villa Turicum
    Blueprint sketch of the garden plan of Villa Turicum, the former estate of Mrs. Harold F. McCormick, with a brief description on the back. From the Annual Meeting of the Garden Club of America, 1919.

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