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Tour of Lincoln Square 2014


Tour of Lincoln Square 2014

Time: December 6, 2014 from 11am to 4pm
Location: River Park
Street: 5100 North Francisco Avenue
City/Town: Chicago, IL
Website or Map:…
Phone: 773-255-6347
Event Type: architectural, social, historical
Organized By: Lee Diamond
Latest Activity: Dec 5, 2014

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Chicago Community Area #4 sits 7 miles northwest of the loop. Lincoln Square is a Community are but it is also a neighborhood within the community area, as are Ravenswood, Bowmanville, Budlong Woods and Ravenswood Manor. Previously this entire area was known as Ravenswood, and many residents still think of it that way. This area’s modern history began when a Swiss immigrant named Conrad Sulzer bought land near Montrose and Clark in 1836.  Soon after, other immigrants from Germany and Switzerland started farming the area, primarily with celery, cucumbers and flowers, bringing their goods to the Loop via Little Fort Road, present day Lincoln Avenue.  Today, the area is filled with wonderful examples of bungalows, brick-flats, courtyard apartments and various Victorian houses and a number of requisite works by Clarence Hatzfeld, Dwight Perkins and Louis Sullivan.

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Comment by Luke Allingham on December 5, 2014 at 8:46pm
I'm a local rider in the LS neighborhood and just happened to stumble across this on here tonight. What goes on during the ride?
Comment by Lisa Curcio on December 5, 2014 at 7:23pm

Weather looks balmy. Sorry I can't join you.

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