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    • Sales board for Eugene L. Swensons Department of Swenson Brothers.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Sales; Sales personnel
    • Sales board for Eugene L. Swensons Department of Swenson Brothers. The total sales in 1918 were $367,845, in 1919 they were $1,088,260, and the quota to be reached in 1920 was 1.5 million dollars. The sales managers listed on the board were Brown,...
    • Church St. at night, illuminated by street lights.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Roads; Streets;
    • Church St. at night, illuminated by street lights. Swenson Brothers College Hill, Evanston Manor sign is illuminated. Written on the back of the photograph is: College Hill, Where Light is Light.
    • House being moved.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Transportation
    • Home being moved into lot at 5006 Warren St.
    • Ewing Ave. at night illuminated by street lights.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Offices; Roads;...
    • Ewing Ave. at night illuminated by street lights. Apartment buildings, homes and the Swenson Brothers business office are visible.
    • The Jacob Meyer Family in the aster field between their home and greenhouse.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Greenhouses; Children;...
    • The Jacob Meyer Family in the aster field between their home and greenhouse located at 5406 Lincoln Ave. George Meyer is at the center. The log cabin currently located at the Skokie Heritage Museum, 8031 Floral Ave., may have been part of the...
    • Greenhouses being torn down.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Greenhouses; Apartment...
    • Greenhouses being torn down to make way for future apartment buildings.
    • Hacker Family Home at 8323 Niles Center Rd.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Greenhouses;
    • Hacker Family Home at 8323 Niles Center Rd. The Hacker family owned a large greenhouse near the home on Niles Center Rd.
    • Home at 5309 Oakton Street.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Fire fighters;...
    • Home at 5309 Oakton Street. This brick house was built by Adam Harrer, the first Fire Chief and the first Mayor of Niles Center, in 1908. The house contained two fireplaces, two parlors, four bedrooms and four bathrooms. The garden apartment was...
    • Stielow Family Home located at 8534 Terminal Ave.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Family; Greenhouses;
    • Stielow Family home located at 8534 Terminal Ave. The Stielow Family owned one of the largest greenhouses in the area.
    • Hermes Family Home.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Family
    • Hermes Family home located at 9845 Gross Point Rd.
    • Tolzien Family Home at 7914 Babb St.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Family
    • Tolzien Family home located at 7914 Babb St. The house was moved from the Tolzien farm on the 4900 Block of Kostner Ave. in 1923. The home was used by the newlywed Tolzien couple, while the father-in-law built the brick bungalow next door, in the...
    • Berman Family ranch home under construction at 9339 Kostner Ave.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Construction; Family;...
    • Berman Family ranch home under construction at 9339 Kostner Ave. Notice the man standing on the roof.
    • Construction of Residences on Ewing Ave.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Construction;...
    • Construction of Residences on Ewing Ave. in College Hill Subdivision. Visible are apartment buildings, duplexes, and the Swenson Brothers business office. The roads have been paved and the telephone lines and street lights have already been put in.
    • College Hill children at the starting line of a race.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Children; Games;...
    • College Hill children at the starting line ready to start a race on the street. Notice the residences in the background.
    • John Roehl Farm and Family.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Children; Family;...
    • John Roehl Farm and Family located at 8235-8327 Kenton Ave. Roehl Family later lived at 5252 Galitz St. Those in the photograph include: John Roehl; his daughter; Erma Roehl; his sons, William Permer and Edward, and his second wife, Wilhelmina...
    • Children standing in front of the Fritz Rose Family Home.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Children; Family
    • Children standing in front of the Fritz Rose Family home on the Southwest corner of Touhy Ave. and Carpenter Rd. A future Village trustee Fritz Rose operated the Niles Centre Hotel on the corner of Lincoln Ave. and Oakton St. Notice the For Sale,...
    • Members of Berman Family standing at site of their home.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Children;...
    • Members of Berman Family standing at site of their home being built at 9339 Kostner Ave. in 1955. Can see other ranch houses under construction in the background.
    • Members of Berman Family standing at site of their home.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Children;...
    • Members of the Berman Family standing in front of excavation equipment and behind the excavation site for their future home at 9339 Kostner Ave.

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