Essential Architecture-  Chicago Far South

Jackson Park Highlands District

architect

Various

location

6700-7100 blocks of South Bennett, Constance, Cregier and Euclid; 1800-2000 blocks of West 68th, 69th and 70th streets

date

1905

style

Architectural styles represented in the district include American Four-Square, Classical Revival, Queen Anne, Dutch Colonial Revival , Colonial Revival, Tudor, and Prairie School.

construction

Various

type

Houses Neighbourhood
 
 
 
   
This district was laid out in 1905 with such then-innovative features as large front yard setbacks, 50-foot lot widths, underground utilities, and no alleys. The area takes its name from a ridge that formerly overlooked Jackson Park.

links

With special thanks to the City of Chicago website, www.egov.cityofchicago.org , for much of the info on this page.
Photos copyright City of Chicago.
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