Your House has a History

Vol. X No. 2 - SPRING/SUMMER 1999

Checking the Chicago Historic Resources Survey and the Ancient Permit files are recommended steps in the process. A map of the Annexations to the city of Chicago is provided. Directions are given for various steps in finding out about the original construction of your home and the original owners. Lastly, sources are suggested for finding out about your neighborhood. The Edgewater Historical Society is mentioned as one of those resources for neighborhood history. An additional Bibliography of Chicago History is also provided. This may not be a best seller but for those interested in the history of their home it is a must read!