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    • Apartment Building 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;...
    • Apartment building in College Hill Subdivision.
    • Baumann Home located at 7823 N. Kilbourn Ave.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences; Bungalows;
    • Baumann home located at 7823 N. Kilbourn Ave. The house was relocated from the 7300 block of Skokie Blvd., the site of the Allstate Insurance Property. The brick facade was added after relocation.
    • 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.
    • 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,...
    • 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.
    • Church St. Bus.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Automobiles; Buses; Transportation;
    • Church St. Bus Number 47 in College Hill Subdivision.
    • Church St. in College Hill Subdivision

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Automobiles; Offices; Roads;...
    • Church St. in College Hill Subdivision, looking at College Hill. The business office,cars, telephone lines and street lights visible.
    • Church St. with Sign for Swenson Brothers.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Contractors; Offices; Roads;...
    • View of Church St. with sign for Swenson Brothers, Community Developers, College Hill and Evanston Manor. Swenson Bros., 5531 N. Clark St., Sunnyside 6465. There are street lights and telephone lines visible.
    • Clients Outing given by A. A. Lewis Realty.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Residences
    • Clients Outing given by A. A.Lewis Realty. The Sunday picnic outing was held at Dempster St. and Crawford Ave. There is an advertisement on the bus at the outing, saying, On Sale Today, Evanston Golf Manor, Dempster St. between Crawford & Keeler,...
    • 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.
    • College Hill Public School Building.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Children; Church buildings; Schools
    • College Hill Public School Building. Notice the children looking out the windows, and the residences under construction in the distance. The school was converted from the North Shore Lutheran Church College Hill Chapel.
    • College Hill School Class Photograph.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Children; Schools; Students;...
    • Teachers and students in front of the College Hill School.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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 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. ...
    • 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.

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