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    • Real Estate Contract between Charles Kindt and Sophia Kassens.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Contracts; Barns;
    • Copy of a real estate contract between Charles Kindt and Sophia Kassens for the North 56 feet of Lot number 18 in Peter Blameusers subdivision. The lot includes a house, barn and outhouse. Sophia Kassens sold the lot to Charles Kindt for $1,900....
    • Blank real estate contract for Foreman-State Trust and Savings Bank.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Contracts; Apartment...
    • The contract was sent to Eugene L. Swenson to complete, regarding land that would be in possession of Foreman-State Trust and Savings Bank. The contract contains a caucasian clause, stating that no one who is not caucasian is allowed to lease or...
    • Statement of construction cost for a building at 9744 Tripp Ave.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Construction;...
    • Statement of construction cost for 9744 Tripp Ave. from Rader & Company Builders to Anthony Schmitt, 9837 Karlov Ave.The total cost of construction was $37,000 and the total cost of extras, including the brick face, dishwasher, garbage disposal,...
    • East Side Property Owners Association Constitution and By-laws.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Associations,...
    • East Side Property Owners Association amended constitution, which included information on the purpose, on membership, on officers, on meetings and quorum, on by-laws, on duties of officers, on election of officers, on dues, on committees, on...
    • Letter from the Swenson Brothers to Mr. John Anderson.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Apartment houses;...
    • Letter regarding the possible construction of an apartment building on Mr. Andersons College Hill Subdivision lot. The letter addresses the construction and contractor to be used; the cost of a two flat ($15,000 or $150.00 per month) or a three...
    • Pictorial Supplement from the Lincolnite Newspaper.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Advertising;...
    • This pictorial supplement focuses on the developement of Niles Center. Some of the featured subjects are local banks, churches, businesses, and schools. Local merchants and businessmen and Village officials are featured, as are the Village Hall,...
    • Newspaper Advertisement for Lonnquists Northwestern L Terminal Subdivision.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Advertising -- Real...
    • This Newspaper Advertisement for Lonnquists Northwestern L Terminal Subdivision included the area bound by Lincoln Ave. to the East, Main St. to the North, and Cleveland St. to the South. The advertisement describes the business district and the...
    • Krenn and Dato Advertisement Postcard.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Advertising -- Real...
    • This Krenn & Dato advertisement postcard is for property in the Dempster Street L Terminal District or as it was also called the New Terminal City of Niles Center. According to the postcard the Northwestern elevated L line connecting Chicago and...
    • On the Way to Suffield Terrace Letter.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Advertising -- Real...
    • This promotional letter from Krenn & Datos General Sales Manager, P. D. Angell, gives the reader directions to Suffield Terrace from Downtown Chicago. In the process of giving the directions, a comparision of land values is explored. How the...
    • My Hearts in Niles Center Sheet Music.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Advertising -- Real...
    • This sheet music, written by Caspar Nathan and L. E. Delson, was the official song of the Greater Niles Center Association. The song, as seen in the lyrics, was used to promote Niles Center to prospective real estate developers and buyers. In the...
    • Suffield Terrace: A Modern Conception in City Building Booklet.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Advertising -- Real...
    • This Krenn & Dato promotional booklet focuses on the Suffield Terrace subdivision. As seen on the map included in the booklet, Suffield Terrace was bound by Church St. on the North and Laramie Ave. on the East and is only two and 1/2 blocks North...
    • Devonshire Manor Formerly Devonshire Golf Club: The Last Word in Subdivision Development Booklet.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Advertising -- Real...
    • This Krenn & Dato promotional booklet focuses on the Devonshire Manor subdivision. As seen on the map included in the booklet, Devonshire Manor was bound by Church St. to the West, Keeler Ave. to the North, Dempster St. to the East and Niles...
    • Letter from Kinney Advertising Service to Mr. Skidmore of Swenson Brothers.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Advertising -- Real...
    • Letter from Kinney Advertising Service to Mr. Skidmore of Swenson Brothers asking for historical information to be included in the six page history they are putting together. A list of questions about College Hill is included. Some of the questions...
    • Handwritten list of the advertisers to be included in the Swenson Brothers College Hill Booklet.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Advertising -- Real...
    • Handwritten list of the advertisers to be included in the Swenson Brothers College Hill Booklet. There is a list of advertisers, whose proofs are ready; those who need to make final corrections; and those that will be signed up if necessary. The...
    • Agreement and Grant with the Northwestern Gas, Light & Coke Company.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Contracts; Golf; Golf courses;...
    • Agreement and grant for the Northwestern Gas, Light, and Coke Company to service Golf Rd. from North Branch Rd. to the Glenview Golf Club Grounds for 40 years. The owners of land in that section were John D. Derves, D. G. Drake and George P....
    • Letter from the Public Service Company of Northern Illinois to the Swenson Brothers.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Construction;
    • Letter from the Public Service Company of Northern Illinois to the Swenson Brothers regarding street lights and how they are beneficial to a community. Enclosed with the letter would have been images of the College Hill Subdivision at night.
    • Check from Swenson Brothers.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Banks and banking; Taxation;
    • Check from Swenson Brothers to Ferd C. Baumann [sic] , Village Collector, for taxes on College Hill properties. Check is for $46,430.84. It is a photograph of the check in photograph of Ernest E. Ellington and Fred L. Bauman. The check was signed...

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