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At the time of its construction, in the aftermath of the Fire of 1871, this was one of the city's tallest buildings. Its limestone facades feature ornate Victorian-style details; its lobby includes a unique curving hardwood staircase. Structurally…
Early church leader and Chicago Mayor with his wife, Eliza whose gifts established Garrett Theological Seminary.
Built in 1859 by Elijah Amasa Allen. In 1888 Eugene Berbecker, foster son of E.A. Allen Became Owner. Berbecker Park is named in his honor.
Built in 1865 by James Shirra. This same year he opened a Grist Mill at 102 N. Arlington Heights Road and Wing Street.
Burned in the Great Chicago Fire, 1871.
Erected by the citizens of Edison Park in honor of our boys who served in the Army and Navy of the USA during the World War.
Edison Park Honor Roll World War
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These trees planted in honor of those who gave their lives in the service of their country
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Has been designated a
National Historic Landmark
This monument represents the labor movements
struggle for workers rights and possesses National
significance in commemoration the history of
The United States of America
National Park Se…
Medal of Honor-Recipient Posthumous, Milton L. Olive III Park, PFC U.S. Army Company B, 2b Battalion (Airborne) 503d Infantry, 173 Airborne Brigade, Vietnam, 1965. Citation:
For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life ab…
Chicago's Boulevards are one of the city's most overlooked treasures, and one of the largest and oldest boulevard systems in the nation. The 28-mile system contains 540 acres of green space, and provides a link between seven inland parks and Lake …