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    • 731 Linden

    • architecture, domestic; concrete construction; concrete masonry; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; Garages; historic buildings
    • Residential structures in Elgin, Illinois with components made of ornamental concrete block; Style: garage, gable front; 1st City Directory listing: 1897; primary block: rock face 8"x 16", glass bits finish; first owner: Christ Tatge; Historical...
    • 720 E. Chicago

    • architecture, domestic; Commercial buildings; concrete construction; concrete masonry; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; historic buildings
    • Residential structures in Elgin, Illinois with components made of ornamental concrete block; Style: 1 story hipped roof; 1st City Directory listing: 1927; primary block: panel face 8"x 16"; first owner: Walter McNitt; Historical notes: The first...
    • Eldridge, Carlton - Interview and Memoir

    • Blind; Braille; Colleges and Universities; Depression, 1929; Influenza Epidemic, 1918; Michigan; Michigan School for the Blind; Music; Springfield College in Illinois; Teachers; World War, 1914-1918--Homefront; World War, 1939-1945--Homefront
    • Eldridge, blind since childhood, discusses his music teaching career as a choir director and performer, and recalls his childhood and education at an East Lansing, Michigan school for the blind, WWI homefront, 1918 influenza epidemic, postwar...
    • 956 South

    • Historic buildings; Stables; Barns; Outbuildings; Architecture, domestic; Elgin (Ill.)--History
    • This study focuses on buildings for the accommodation of horses and carriages, grooms and carriage drivers which are still standing in Elgin, Illinois today; Type: coach house; approximate age: ca 1880; Historical notes: The original coach house...
    • 705 W Highland

    • Historic buildings; Stables; Barns; Outbuildings; Architecture, domestic; Elgin (Ill.)--History
    • This study focuses on buildings for the accommodation of horses and carriages, grooms and carriage drivers which are still standing in Elgin, Illinois today. Type: coach house. Approximate age: 1896. Historical notes: the coach house was built in...
    • 899 Jay

    • Historic buildings; Stables; Barns; Outbuildings; Architecture, domestic; Elgin (Ill.)--History
    • This study focuses on buildings for the accommodation of horses and carriages, grooms and carriage drivers which are still standing in Elgin, Illinois today. Type: outbuilding. Approximate age: 1939. Historical notes: Isaak Walton League built this...
    • 919 Cedar

    • architecture, domestic; concrete construction; concrete masonry; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; Garages; historic buildings
    • Residential structures in Elgin, Illinois with components made of ornamental concrete block; Style: garage, hipped roof; 1st City Directory listing: 1913; primary block: panel face 8" x 16", glass bits finish; first owner: Charles Winchester;...
    • 612 Walnut

    • architecture, domestic; concrete construction; concrete masonry; Dwellings; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; historic buildings
    • Residential structures in Elgin, Illinois with components made of ornamental concrete block; Style: 2 story hipped roof; 1st City Directory listing: 1941; primary block: plain face 8"x 16"; first owner: Eddy Lund; Historical notes: The original...
    • 570 Spring

    • Historic buildings; Stables; Barns; Outbuildings; Architecture, domestic; Elgin (Ill.)--History
    • This study focuses on buildings for the accommodation of horses and carriages, grooms and carriage drivers which are still standing in Elgin, Illinois today; Type: coach house; approximate age: ca 1880; Historical notes: The coach house was...
    • 750 S. State

    • Historic buildings; Stables; Barns; Outbuildings; Architecture, domestic; Elgin (Ill.)--History
    • This study focuses on buildings for the accommodation of horses and carriages, grooms and carriage drivers which are still standing in Elgin, Illinois today; Type: barn, silos; approximate age: ca 1880; Historical notes: Previously, there was a...
    • 933 Villa

    • architecture, domestic; concrete construction; concrete masonry; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; Garages; historic buildings
    • Residential structures in Elgin, Illinois with components made of ornamental concrete block; Style: garage, flat roof; 1st City Directory listing: 1900; primary block: plain face 8"x 16"; first owner: Henry Nix; Historical notes: AI Latino car sales
    • 656 Page

    • Historic buildings; Stables; Barns; Outbuildings; Architecture; Elgin (Ill.)--History
    • This study focuses on buildings for the accommodation of horses and carriages, grooms and carriage drivers which are still standing in Elgin, Illinois today; Type: pigeon coop; approximate age: ca 1940; Historical notes: The coop appears to be of...
    • 710 E. Chicago

    • architecture, domestic; Commercial buildings; concrete construction; concrete masonry; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; historic buildings
    • Residential structures in Elgin, Illinois with components made of ornamental concrete block; Style: commercial 2 story "castle"; 1st City Directory listing: 1925; primary block: rock face 8"x 16"; first owner: Elgin Cast Stone/Oltendorf; Historical...
    • 564 Ramona

    • Historic buildings; Stables; Barns; Outbuildings; Architecture, domestic; Elgin (Ill.)--History
    • This study focuses on buildings for the accommodation of horses and carriages, grooms and carriage drivers which are still standing in Elgin, Illinois today; Type: coop; approximate age: ca 1890; Historical notes: The coop now appears to be on the...
    • 936 South

    • Historic buildings; Stables; Barns; Outbuildings; Architecture, domestic; Elgin (Ill.)--History
    • This study focuses on buildings for the accommodation of horses and carriages, grooms and carriage drivers which are still standing in Elgin, Illinois today; Type: well house; approximate age: ca 1960; Historical notes: The well house formerly...
    • 850 Pennsylvania

    • Historic buildings; Stables; Barns; Outbuildings; Architecture, domestic; Elgin (Ill.)--History
    • This study focuses on buildings for the accommodation of horses and carriages, grooms and carriage drivers which are still standing in Elgin, Illinois today; Type: coach house; approximate age: ca 1880; Historical notes: This appears to have been...
    • 800 Parkway

    • Historic buildings; Stables; Barns; Outbuildings; Architecture, domestic; Elgin (Ill.)--History
    • This study focuses on buildings for the accommodation of horses and carriages, grooms and carriage drivers which are still standing in Elgin, Illinois today; Type: stable; approximate age: ca 1960; Historical notes: The outbuilding predates the...
    • 779 Orange

    • Historic buildings; Stables; Barns; Outbuildings; Architecture, domestic; Elgin (Ill.)--History
    • This study focuses on buildings for the accommodation of horses and carriages, grooms and carriage drivers which are still standing in Elgin, Illinois today; Type: stable; approximate age: ca 1910; Historical notes: The outbuilding which, by virtue...
    • 820 Augusta

    • Historic buildings; Stables; Barns; Outbuildings; Architecture, domestic; Elgin (Ill.)--History
    • This study focuses on buildings for the accommodation of horses and carriages, grooms and carriage drivers which are still standing in Elgin, Illinois today. Type: stable/garage ; Approximate age: ca. 1930; Historical notes: House ca. 1930.
    • 770 W Highland

    • Historic buildings; Stables; Barns; Outbuildings; Outhouses; Architecture, domestic; Elgin (Ill.)--History
    • This study focuses on buildings for the accommodation of horses and carriages, grooms and carriage drivers which are still standing in Elgin, Illinois today. Type: outhouse. Approximate age: 1891. Historical notes: the outhouse seats three. Often,...
    • 563 Preston

    • Historic buildings; Stables; Barns; Outbuildings; Architecture, domestic; Elgin (Ill.)--History
    • This study focuses on buildings for the accommodation of horses and carriages, grooms and carriage drivers which are still standing in Elgin, Illinois today; Type: coach house; approximate age: ca 1920; Historical notes: The building was formerly...
    • 847 Center

    • Concrete masonry; Concrete construction; Architecture, domestic; Historic buildings; Elgin (Ill.)--History
    • Residential structures in Elgin, Illinois with components made of ornamental concrete block. Style: 2 story hipped roof; 1st City Directory listing: 1913; primary block: rock face 8"x 16"; First owner: Edward Heidemann; Historical notes: Partially...
    • 600 Chester

    • architecture, domestic; concrete construction; concrete masonry; Dwellings; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; historic buildings
    • Residential structures in Elgin, Illinois with components made of ornamental concrete block; Style: 2 story hipped roof; 1st City Directory listing: 1913; primary block: plain face 8"x 16"; first owner: Fred Austin; Historical notes: Unique brick...
    • 733 Douglas

    • Historic buildings; Stables; Barns; Outbuildings; Architecture, domestic; Elgin (Ill.)--History
    • This study focuses on buildings for the accommodation of horses and carriages, grooms and carriage drivers which are still standing in Elgin, Illinois today. Type: coop ; approximate age: 1891 ; Historical notes: 1931.
    • At Rohrssen Shoe Factory

    • architecture, domestic; Barns; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; historic buildings; Outbuildings; Stables
    • This study focuses on buildings for the accommodation of horses and carriages, grooms and carriage drivers which are still standing in Elgin, Illinois today; type: barn, silo, stable, outbuilding; Approximate age: ca 1880; Historical notes: This...
    • 514 Van

    • Historic buildings; Stables; Barns; Outbuildings; Architecture, domestic; Elgin (Ill.)--History
    • This study focuses on buildings for the accommodation of horses and carriages, grooms and carriage drivers which are still standing in Elgin, Illinois today; Type: stable/garage; approximate age: ca 1903; Historical notes: The coach house was built...
    • 69 Ann

    • Historic buildings; Stables; Barns; Outbuildings; Architecture, domestic; Silos
    • This study focuses on buildings for the accommodation of horses and carriages, grooms and carriage drivers which are still standing in Elgin, Illinois today. Type: Silo ; Approximate age: 1917 ; Historical notes: The silo was built in 1917 by...
    • 932 Villa

    • Historic buildings; Stables; Barns; Outbuildings; Architecture, domestic; Elgin (Ill.)--History
    • This study focuses on buildings for the accommodation of horses and carriages, grooms and carriage drivers which are still standing in Elgin, Illinois today; Type: stable; Historical notes: No house currently stands on the property; it is a...
    • 770 Hammond

    • Concrete masonry; Concrete construction; Architecture, domestic; Historic buildings; Elgin (Ill.)--History; Porches
    • Residential structures in Elgin, Illinois with components made of ornamental concrete block. Style: porch wall; 1st City Directory listing: 1917; primary block: rock face 8"x 16"; first owner: Joseph? Cridler; Historical notes: 1917: no house...
    • At I90 and Randall

    • Historic buildings; Stables; Barns; Outbuildings; Elgin (Ill.)--History
    • This study focuses on buildings for the accommodation of horses and carriages, grooms and carriage drivers which are still standing in Elgin, Illinois today; Type: barn; approximate age: 1885; Historical notes: This is one of Illinois rare 16-sided...
    • 634 Brook

    • architecture, domestic; concrete construction; concrete masonry; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; Garages; historic buildings; Silos
    • Residential structures in Elgin, Illinois with components made of ornamental concrete blocks; Style: garage, flat roof; 1st City Directory listing: 1917; primary block: silo 12"x 30"; first owner: Emil Fernekorn; Historical notes: An experiment by...
    • 724 Spring

    • Historic buildings; Stables; Barns; Outbuildings; Architecture, domestic; Elgin (Ill.)--History
    • This study focuses on buildings for the accommodation of horses and carriages, grooms and carriage drivers which are still standing in Elgin, Illinois today; Type: stable, outhouse; approximate age: ca 1920; Historical notes: 1931.
    • 622 Dundee

    • architecture, domestic; concrete construction; concrete masonry; Dwellings; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; historic buildings
    • Residential structures in Elgin, Illinois with components made of ornamental concrete block; Style: 2 story multi-unit; 1st City Directory listing: 1909; primary block: rock face 8"x 16"; first owner: Edward Bell; Historical notes: William Bell...
    • 714 Walnut

    • architecture, domestic; concrete construction; concrete masonry; Dwellings; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; historic buildings
    • Residential structures in Elgin, Illinois with components made of ornamental concrete block; Style: porch wall; 1st City Directory listing: 1900; primary block: panel face 8"x 16"; first owner: Andrew Jackson; Historical notes: porch wall postdates...
    • 565 Spring

    • Historic buildings; Stables; Barns; Outbuildings; Architecture, domestic; Garages
    • This study focuses on buildings for the accommodation of horses and carriages, grooms and carriage drivers which are still standing in Elgin, Illinois today; Type: stable/garage; approximate age: ca 1900; Historical notes: The garage appears to be...
    • 721 Douglas

    • Historic buildings; Stables; Barns; Outbuildings; Architecture, domestic; Elgin (Ill.)--History
    • This study focuses on buildings for the accommodation of horses and carriages, grooms and carriage drivers which are still standing in Elgin, Illinois today. Type: outbuilding ; approximate age: 1923 ; Historical notes: The building is currently in...
    • 910 Bellevue

    • Concrete masonry; Concrete construction; Architecture, domestic; Historic buildings; Elgin (Ill.)--History
    • Residential structure in Elgin, Illinois with components made of ornamental concrete blocks. Type: stable/garage ; pigeon coop ; Approximate age: ca. 1915; Historical notes: The garage was built in 2003.
    • 540 Teal

    • Historic buildings; Stables; Barns; Outbuildings; Architecture, domestic; Elgin (Ill.)--History
    • This study focuses on buildings for the accommodation of horses and carriages, grooms and carriage drivers which are still standing in Elgin, Illinois today; Type: coop; approximate age: ca 1920; Historical notes: 1931.
    • 865 Van

    • architecture, domestic; concrete construction; concrete masonry; Dwellings; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; historic buildings
    • Residential structures in Elgin, Illinois with components made of ornamental concrete block; Style: 1 story gable front; 1st City Directory listing: 1927; primary block: brick face 5"x 9"; first owner: August Veuve; Historical notes: This may be an...
    • 569 Orange

    • Historic buildings; Stables; Barns; Outbuildings; Architecture, domestic; Elgin (Ill.)--History
    • This study focuses on buildings for the accommodation of horses and carriages, grooms and carriage drivers which are still standing in Elgin, Illinois today; Type: stable; approximate age: ca 1880; Historical notes: The 1911 City Directory listed...
    • 869 Van

    • architecture, domestic; concrete construction; concrete masonry; Dwellings; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; historic buildings
    • Residential structures in Elgin, Illinois with components made of ornamental concrete block; Style: 1 story gable front; 1st City Directory listing: 1927; primary block: brick face 5"x 9"; first owner: John Moss; Historical notes: This may be an...
    • The Living Museum vol. 37, no. 06; Nov, - Dec., 1975

    • Bird watching -- Illinois; Aerial photography in archaeology; Christmas songs; Museum exhibits -- Calendar; Index -- volume 37; Museum programs -- Saturday Mornings; Museums -- Employees -- Conference attendees
    • Winter birding in central Illinois; Archaeology, aircraft, and answers; Twelve days of Christmas; Art gallery calendar; Subject index volume XXXVII; Saturday morning adventure programs; Staff notes
    • 770 Hammond

    • Historic buildings; Stables; Barns; Outbuildings; Outhouses; Kitchens; Architecture; Elgin (Ill.)--History
    • This study focuses on buildings for the accommodation of horses and carriages, grooms and carriage drivers which are still standing in Elgin, Illinois today. Type: stable / summer kitchen / outhouse. Approximate age: ca. 1890. Historical notes: the...
    • 607 W. Highland

    • Grocery trade; Commercial buildings; Elgin (Ill.)--History;Historic buildings
    • This collection presents a historical and pictorial record of neighborhood grocers buildings that remain standing in Elgin, Illinois in 2007. Most of these structures are currently being used as residences or small businesses. Some of the original...
    • 558 E. Chicago

    • Historic buildings; Stables; Barns; Outbuildings; Architecture, domestic; Elgin (Ill.)--History
    • This study focuses on buildings for the accommodation of horses and carriages, grooms and carriage drivers which are still standing in Elgin, Illinois today. Type: stable ; approximate age: ca. 1900 ; Historical notes: According to local residents,...
    • 653 Sherman

    • Grocery trade; Commercial buildings; Elgin (Ill.)--History;Historic buildings; Dwellings
    • This collection presents a historical and pictorial record of neighborhood grocers buildings that remain standing in Elgin, Illinois in 2007. Most of these structures are currently being used as residences or small businesses. Some of the original...

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