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    • Workers laying sewer pipes in College Hill.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Construction; Public utilities
    • The laying of sewer pipes in College Hill Subdivision.
    • Two Images of Residences in College Hill.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Apartment houses;...
    • Two images of residences in College Hill, an apartment building and a home.
    • Tudor Style Home under construction at 5300 Galitz St.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes
    • Tudor Style Home under construction at 5300 Galitz St. On the Northwest corner of Park Ave. and Galitz St. THe house may have belonged to the Wooster Family.
    • Tudor Style Home at 5300 Galitz St.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences
    • Tudor Style home at 5300 Galitz St. On the Northwest corner of Park Ave. and Galitz St.
    • Truck Farmers with produce.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Greenhouses; Automobiles; Farmers;...
    • Truck Farmers with produce in B. Doetsch,Truck Gardener, Gross Point truck.
    • 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...
    • Three Bungalows in College Hill.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Automobiles;...
    • Three Bungalows in College Hill. There is a sign for W. Koch & Son, General Contractors in front of the bungalow on the right side.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Sign for Swenson Brothers, College Hill Properties.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Contractors;
    • Sign for Swenson Brothers, College Hill Properties. Eugene L. Swenson and Albert O. Swenson, Estate, Owners.
    • 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 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,...
    • Portrait of Albert O. Swenson.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Automobiles;
    • Portrait of Albert O. Swenson. Albert Swenson died in an auto accident in November of 1924. On the back of the photo is written, Return to E. L. Swenson, 5531 N. Clark St. and crossed out, A. O. Swenson Auto Death..
    • Panoramic View of Swenson Brothers Properties.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Automobiles; Roads;...
    • Panoramic View of Swenson Brothers Properties, McCormick Blvd. and Church St.
    • North Shore Lutheran Church College Hill Chapel.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Church buildings; Schools;
    • North Shore Lutheran Church College Hill Chapel. It was later converted into the College Hill Public School. According to the sign, church school began at 10:00 a.m. and worship at 11:00 a.m. The building was located at the Southeast corner of...
    • North Shore Channel, with bridge in the distance.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Bridges;
    • North Shore Channel, with bridge in the distance. There are homes to right.
    • Men standing in a College Hill construction site.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Construction;
    • Men standing in a College Hill construction site. The men are standing with construction machinery and materials.
    • Members of Swenson Brothers next to College Hill Properties Sign.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes
    • Members of Swenson Brothers next to College Hill Properties Sign. Eugene L. Swenson is standing on far left. The sign reads, New Addition Now Open. Swenson Brothers College Hill Properties. Large Lots 177 Feet Deep. 30 ft., 40 ft. 60 Ft. Frontage. ...
    • 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.
    • Ludwig Schmitts Carnation Greenhouse.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Greenhouses
    • Exterior view of Ludwig Schmitts carnation greenhouse.
    • Louise Jarmuth Klehm and Edwin T. Klehm Frame House.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences;
    • Louise Jarmuth Klehm and Edwin T. Klehm Frame House. This white frame house was built in the 1850s and was originally owned by Johann and Christine Jarmuth. It was located at Niles Center Rd. and Howard St. Johann and Christine Jarmuth came from...
    • 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...
    • Interior view of Ludwig Schmitts Carnation Greenhouse.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Greenhouses
    • Interior view of Ludwig Schmitts carnation greenhouse. Charles August Schmitt is at center picking carnations.
    • Interior view of Emil Blameusers Greenhouse.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Greenhouses
    • Interior view of Emil Blameusers greenhouse. Emil Blameuser is at the center of the photograph picking flowers. The note on the back of the postcard says, Inside view of our sweet pea ranch.
    • 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.
    • House being moved by truck.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Automobiles;...
    • Home being moved into lot at 5006 Warren St. House being moved by truck to new address at 5006 Warren St.
    • Home of George Busscher located at 8103 Floral Ave.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Barns
    • Home of George Busscher located at 8103 Floral Ave. Behind the house is a stone dwelling originally used as a barn and stables. Anthony Hubert Abbink and Annette Emma Thiele Abbink lived in this rear house on the second floor.
    • Home located at 9018 Gross Point Rd.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences
    • Home located at 9018 Gross Point Rd. owned and bulit by the Kirscht Family. Area where house was located was known as Kirschtville.
    • Home at 9717 Gross Point Rd.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences
    • Home at 9717 Gross Point Rd., built in 1871 by Nicholas Kalmes.
    • Home at 9042 Bennett Ave.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences
    • Brick house at 9042 Bennett Ave.
    • Home at 9016 Gross Point Rd.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences
    • Home at 9016 Gross Point Rd. owned and built by Kirscht Family. Area where house was located was known as Kirschtville.
    • Home at 9008 Gross Point Rd.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences
    • Home at 9008 Gross Point Rd. Area where house was located was known as Kirschtville.
    • Home at 8059 Floral Ave.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences
    • Brick house at 8059 Floral Ave, probably built in late 1800s or early 1900s.
    • Home at 7920 Park Ave.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences;
    • Home at 7920 Park Ave. The modern style house was razed in the mid 1990s.
    • 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...
    • Home at 5144 Oakton Street.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences
    • Home at 5144 Oakton Street. Side view of the large brick house with a small white clapboard building in the back.
    • 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.
    • Henry Harms First Home.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences
    • Henry Harms first home located near the intersection of Lincoln Ave. and Oakton St. Notice the Krumm & Bros. Co. sign on the side.
    • 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.
    • Haben Family Home at 8051 Lincoln Ave.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Butchers
    • Haben Family home at 8051 Lincoln Ave. Originally the first floor was the Harrer Meat Market run by Michael Harrer, father of Adam Harrer, the first Mayor and Fire Chief. The second floor was a living space. The Building is on the National...
    • Groundbreaking Ceremony in College Hill.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Construction;
    • Dedication of First Building in College Hill, First Spade of Earth Turned. Eugene L. Swenson is standing right of center woman with shovel.
    • Groundbreaking Ceremonies for College Hill.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Construction;
    • Groundbreaking Ceremonies for College Hill. Eugene L. Swenson is standing at center next to woman who is holding the horses reins. The woman is most likely Mrs. Swenson. Ernest E. Ellington is standing to the left of Mr. Swenson.
    • Grosse House on Galitz St.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences
    • Herman (Buddy) Grosse's house on Galitz St.
    • 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.
    • Fred Hachmeister House  at 5010 Warren St.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences
    • Fred Hachmeister home located at 5010 Warren St. The house, which orginally was owned by Christ Hachmeister, the wagon maker, may have been moved to this location. Christ Hachmeisters shop was located in the munipical parking lot on the West side...
    • First mail delivery in College Hill.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Offices; Letter carriers
    • Eugene L. Swenson of Swenson Brothers receiving the first letter delivered to College Hill properties by mail carrier from Evanston Post Office. Group is standing in front of Swenson Brothers business office.
    • 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.
    • Eugene L. Swenson, the Church St. Bus Driver and another man stand next to the Church St. Bus.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Automobiles; Buses;...
    • Eugene L. Swenson, the Church St. Bus Driver and another man stand next to the Church St. Bus in front of a partially completed section of the College Hill Subdivision. Completed apartment buildings and houses are visible, as well as ones still...
    • 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.

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