Essential Architecture-  Chicago Northwest

Jackson Boulevard District and Extension

architect

Various

location

1500-blocks of West Jackson and West Adams; 200-block of South Ashland

date

1879-93

style

Italianate, Queen Anne, Second Empire, and Romanesque Revival.

construction

Various

type

Neighbourhood Houses
 
 
 
These blocks are virtually all that remain of Chicago's once-fashionable Near West Side. The houses, as well as the Church of the Epiphany (shown at right), were built in the popular architectural styles of the period--Italianate, Queen Anne, Second Empire, and Romanesque Revival.

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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