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6 years ago
SmoothRT
That was a fast response, thanks!!
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6 years ago
SmoothRT
Hello, I'm long-time reader but I rarely post in here. I was digging up some ancestry research and found that a relative of mine used to live at 814 Edgecomb Place supposedly. I can't find any records of this street existing, even though I am told she was born in Chicago and lived her whole life on the north side. Does any know if this street ever existed in the city? The source dates to the
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10 years ago
SmoothRT
There are still many of those on the northwest side of the city. I've walked by them on side streets multiple times.
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10 years ago
SmoothRT
I used to work on Bryn Mawr just west of Cumberland. I once attended a convention in Rosemont, and then thought I would walk back to the office down Bryn Mawr. Well I hit the forest preserve, got incredibly muddy, and failed to cross the Des Plaines River. There is no evidence left of Bryn Mawr going through the forest preserve and connecting the Chicago and Rosemont portions of the avenue. Ju
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10 years ago
SmoothRT
A little off-topic, but you mentioned Camp Owassippe. That camp is still there and run by the Chicago Area Council. Even though it is in Michigan, the run it on CST due to all of the Chicago-area campers there. I was there as a camper and have gone a couple times in recent years in the fall for personal camping. It is still great. Camp Hoover is sadly gone, but I believe Camp Lakota is stil
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11 years ago
SmoothRT
It looks really familiar. How good of quality is the original photo? It looks like there is a CTA bus stop sign that might give a major hint if you can zoom in that far and read it.
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11 years ago
SmoothRT
Wow! You must have a reverse directory from that time period handy; that sure was quick and accurate. My father remembers staying with his grandfather Morris there quite well (If you look closely on the original, you can see my great-grandfather through the window cutting someone's hair). He says Morris lived on the third floor, and his brother Ben lived on the second floor. Perhaps this Harry
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11 years ago
SmoothRT
Hi all, First time poster here. I thought I would share an old photo I came across. This is a picture of my great-grandfather's old store: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/4787522548/" title="oldscan by SmoothRT, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4082/4787522548_35b54225e1.jpg" width="360" height="440
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