Re: North Lawndale
Date: March 27, 2011 08:19PM
Here are a couple more vintage images of North Lawndale for now. I will post much more next week after a tour I am doing of a neat old building there.
This is a view circa 1909 view of Ridgeway N. of 19th St. Unfortunately you will see in the modern link that almost everything is gone now.
(double click to enlarge)
[url=http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=1900+s+ridgeway&aq=&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=62.572465,134.912109&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=1900+S+Ridgeway+Ave,+Chicago,+Cook,+Illinois+60623&ll=41.854875,-87.71876&spn=0,0.016469&z=17&layer=c&cbll=41.854976,-87.718762&panoid=wBdZfjWb67nHNkI1I49cfA&cbp=12,349.88,,0,-6.86]Modern View of 19th & Ridgeway[/url]
Here is circa 1909 view of George Howland School which still stands on 16th & Spaulding.
[url=http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=1600+s+spaulding&aq=&sll=41.854979,-87.71876&sspn=0.007352,0.016469&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=1600+S+Spaulding+Ave,+Chicago,+Cook,+Illinois+60623&ll=41.859062,-87.70787&spn=0,0.016469&z=17&layer=c&cbll=41.859064,-87.707708&panoid=VXpCOYR7yg37BIrdNxb4qw&cbp=12,224.32,,0,-5.57]Modern View of George Howland School[/url]