Essential Architecture-  Chicago Northeast

Mid-North District

architect

Various

location

Bounded by Fullerton, Armitage, Lincoln and Clark

date

1865-1900

style

Italianate

construction

Brick

type

row Houses
 
 
 
   
This area, with its concentration of brick rowhouses, is typical of urban residential communities developed during the last three decades of the 19th century. Several pre-Fire of 1871 wooden Worker's Cottages still survive in the district, while the residences from the 1870s were designed in an Italianate style, with elaborate cornices and window surrounds. The Queen Anne style, with its variety of colors, textures, and details, later gained popularity in the district, followed in the 1880s by the rough-faced stone buildings of the Romanesque Revival style.

links

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