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National Register of Historic Places listings in West Side Chicago

There are 66 sites in the National Register of Historic Places listings in West Side, Chicago, out of more than 350 listings in the City of Chicago. The West Side is defined for this article as the area north of the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, south of Fullerton Avenue, west of the Chicago River and east of the western city limits. One site, Logan Square Boulevards Historic District, spans a border and is included also in listings on the North Side. The Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal Historic District extends through Cook County west of Chicago, DuPage County and Will County to Lockport.

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West Side Chicago listings on the National RegisterEdit

The listed properties are distributed across 9 of the 77 well-defined community areas of Chicago.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted November 30, 2018.[1]
[2] Name on the Register[3] Image Date listed[4] Location Neighborhood Description
1 7th District Police Station May 2, 1996
(#96000515)
943-949 W. Maxwell Street
41°51′52″N 87°39′02″W / 41.864444°N 87.650556°W / 41.864444; -87.650556 (7th District Police Station)
Near West Side Built in 1888. Romanesque Revival police station that served in pacifying the "Bloody Maxwell" area from 1888 to 1988.[5]
2 Austin Historic District August 8, 1985
(#85001741)
Roughly bounded by W. Ohio Street, N. Waller Avenue, N. Parkside Avenue, W. West End Avenue, & N. Mayfield Avenue & W. Corcoran Place
41°53′12″N 87°46′12″W / 41.886667°N 87.77°W / 41.886667; -87.77 (Austin Historic District)
Austin
3 Austin Town Hall Park Historic District November 15, 2006
(#06001015)
Roughly bounded by W. Lake Street, N. Central Avenue, N. Parkside Avenue, and W. Race Avenue
41°53′18″N 87°45′57″W / 41.888333°N 87.765833°W / 41.888333; -87.765833 (Austin Town Hall Park Historic District)
Austin
4 Automatic Electric Company Building November 20, 2002
(#02001386)
1001 W. Van Buren Street
41°52′35″N 87°39′08″W / 41.8763889°N 87.6522222°W / 41.8763889; -87.6522222 (Automatic Electric Company Building)
Near West Side
5 Building at 900 West Lake Street February 12, 1999
(#99000163)
900 W. Lake Street
41°53′09″N 87°39′00″W / 41.885833°N 87.65°W / 41.885833; -87.65 (Building at 900 West Lake Street)
Near West Side
6 Central Park Theater August 10, 2005
(#05000873)
3531-39 W. Roosevelt Road
41°51′59″N 87°42′26″W / 41.866389°N 87.707222°W / 41.866389; -87.707222 (Central Park Theater)
North Lawndale
7 Cermak Road Bridge Historic District May 1, 2012
(#12000243)
W. Cermak Road. & the South Branch of the Chicago River
41°51′10″N 87°38′26″W / 41.852717°N 87.640522°W / 41.852717; -87.640522 (Cermak Road Bridge Historic District)
Lower West Side
8 Anton Cermak House February 4, 2011
(#10001201)
2348 S. Millard Avenue
41°50′54″N 87°42′59″W / 41.848333°N 87.716389°W / 41.848333; -87.716389 (Anton Cermak House)
South Lawndale Former home of Chicago Mayor Anton Cermak
9 Chicago and North Western Railway Power House December 10, 2004
(#04001306)
211 N. Clinton Street
41°53′11″N 87°38′28″W / 41.886432°N 87.641183°W / 41.886432; -87.641183 (Chicago and North Western Railway Power House)
Near West Side
10 Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal Historic District December 20, 2011
(#11000907)
Illinois Waterway miles 290.0-321.7
41°50′05″N 87°41′42″W / 41.834669°N 87.694889°W / 41.834669; -87.694889 (Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal Historic District)
Lower West Side and South Lawndale part of the Illinois Waterway Navigation System Facilities MPS; extends through Cook County west of Chicago, DuPage County and Will County to Lockport
11 Chicago Telephone Company Kedzie Exchange May 30, 2001
(#01000594)
17 S. Homan Avenue
41°52′49″N 87°42′39″W / 41.880278°N 87.710833°W / 41.880278; -87.710833 (Chicago Telephone Company Kedzie Exchange)
East Garfield Park
12 Church of the Epiphany February 5, 1998
(#98000067)
201 S. Ashland Avenue
41°52′43″N 87°39′59″W / 41.878611°N 87.666389°W / 41.878611; -87.666389 (Church of the Epiphany)
Near West Side
13 Columbus Park May 20, 1991
(#91000567)
500 S. Central Avenue
41°52′28″N 87°46′10″W / 41.874444°N 87.769444°W / 41.874444; -87.769444 (Columbus Park)
Austin
14 Cook County Hospital Administration Building November 8, 2006
(#06001017)
1835 W. Harrison Street
41°52′33″N 87°40′22″W / 41.875833°N 87.672778°W / 41.875833; -87.672778 (Cook County Hospital Administration Building)
Near West Side
15 Creamery Package Manufacturing Company Building November 8, 2011
(#11000778)
1245 W. Washington Boulevard
41°52′58″N 87°39′30″W / 41.882778°N 87.658333°W / 41.882778; -87.658333 (Creamery Package Manufacturing Company Building)
Near West Side
16 Dawson Brothers Plant February 14, 1985
(#85000265)
517-519 N. Halsted Street
41°53′31″N 87°38′50″W / 41.891944°N 87.647222°W / 41.891944; -87.647222 (Dawson Brothers Plant)
West Town
17 East Village Historic District December 8, 2009
(#09000459)
Bounded by W. Division Street, W. Chicago Avenue, N. Hermitage Avenue and N. Damen Avenue
41°53′59″N 87°40′26″W / 41.899633°N 87.673781°W / 41.899633; -87.673781 (East Village Historic District)
West Town
18 First Congregational Church of Austin November 17, 1977
(#77000474)
5701 W. Midway Park
41°53′19″N 87°46′05″W / 41.888611°N 87.768056°W / 41.888611; -87.768056 (First Congregational Church of Austin)
Austin
19 Lucy Flower Technical High School for Girls May 8, 2017
(#100000960)
3545 W. Fulton Boulevard
41°53′11″N 87°42′56″W / 41.886301°N 87.715442°W / 41.886301; -87.715442 (Lucy Flower Technical High School for Girls)
East Garfield Park
20 Jennie Foley Building June 19, 1985
(#85001274)
626-628 S. Racine Avenue
41°52′24″N 87°39′25″W / 41.873333°N 87.656944°W / 41.873333; -87.656944 (Jennie Foley Building)
Near West Side
21 Garfield Park August 31, 1993
(#93000837)
100 N. Central Park Avenue
41°53′11″N 87°42′58″W / 41.886389°N 87.716111°W / 41.886389; -87.716111 (Garfield Park)
East Garfield Park
22 Abraham Groesbeck House February 4, 1993
(#92001841)
1304 W. Washington Boulevard
41°52′59″N 87°39′36″W / 41.883056°N 87.66°W / 41.883056; -87.66 (Abraham Groesbeck House)
Near West Side
23 Guyon Hotel May 9, 1985
(#85000966)
4000 W. Washington Boulevard
41°52′55″N 87°43′35″W / 41.881944°N 87.726389°W / 41.881944; -87.726389 (Guyon Hotel)
West Garfield Park
24 Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Cathedral and Rectory March 16, 1976
(#76000693)
1117-1127 N. Leavitt Street
41°54′07″N 87°40′55″W / 41.901944°N 87.681944°W / 41.901944; -87.681944 (Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Cathedral and Rectory)
West Town
25 Home Bank and Trust Company February 21, 2007
(#07000061)
1200 N. Ashland Avenue
41°54′14″N 87°40′05″W / 41.903889°N 87.668056°W / 41.903889; -87.668056 (Home Bank and Trust Company)
West Town
26 Hull House October 15, 1966
(#66000315)
800 S. Halsted Street
41°52′17″N 87°38′49″W / 41.871389°N 87.646944°W / 41.871389; -87.646944 (Hull House)
Near West Side
27 Humboldt Park February 20, 1992
(#92000074)
Roughly bounded by N. Sacramento Boulevard and W. Augusta Boulevard, and N. Kedzie Avenue, W. North Avenue and N. California Avenue and W. Division Street
41°54′12″N 87°42′10″W / 41.903333°N 87.702778°W / 41.903333; -87.702778 (Humboldt Park)
West Town
28 International Tailoring Company Building April 18, 2008
(#07001474)
847 W. Jackson Boulevard
41°52′40″N 87°38′57″W / 41.877706°N 87.649142°W / 41.877706; -87.649142 (International Tailoring Company Building)
Near West Side
29 Jewish People's Institute November 15, 1978
(#78001122)
3500 W. Douglas Boulevard
41°51′47″N 87°42′47″W / 41.863056°N 87.713056°W / 41.863056; -87.713056 (Jewish People's Institute)
North Lawndale
30 K-Town Historic District September 9, 2010
(#10000724)
Bounded on the north by W. Cullerton Street; on the south by W. Cermak Road, on the west by S. Kostner Avenue, and on the east by S. Pulaski Road
41°51′11″N 87°43′47″W / 41.853056°N 87.729722°W / 41.853056; -87.729722 (K-Town Historic District)
South Lawndale
31 Patrick J. King House February 10, 1983
(#83000311)
3234 W. Washington Boulevard
41°52′58″N 87°42′27″W / 41.882778°N 87.7075°W / 41.882778; -87.7075 (Patrick J. King House)
East Garfield Park
32 Henry E. Legler Regional Branch of the Chicago Public Library November 6, 1986
(#86003169)
115 S. Pulaski Road
41°52′46″N 87°43′31″W / 41.879444°N 87.725278°W / 41.879444; -87.725278 (Henry E. Legler Regional Branch of the Chicago Public Library)
West Garfield Park
33 Lindemann and Hoverson Company Showroom and Warehouse November 26, 2008
(#08001095)
2620 W. Washington Boulevard
41°52′59″N 87°41′31″W / 41.882944°N 87.692056°W / 41.882944; -87.692056 (Lindemann and Hoverson Company Showroom and Warehouse)
East Garfield Park
34 Logan Square Boulevards Historic District November 20, 1985
(#85002901)
W. Logan Boulevard, Logan Square, N. Kedzie Boulevard, Palmer Square, and N. Humboldt Boulevard
41°55′16″N 87°42′16″W / 41.92112°N 87.704385°W / 41.92112; -87.704385 (Logan Square Boulevards Historic District)
Logan Square Three boulevards connected by two parks, on both the North Side and West Sides.
35 Lou Mitchell's Restaurant May 5, 2006
(#06000376)
565 W. Jackson Boulevard
41°52′38″N 87°38′30″W / 41.877222°N 87.641667°W / 41.877222; -87.641667 (Lou Mitchell's Restaurant)
Near West Side
36 Midwest Athletic Club October 18, 1984
(#84000138)
6 N. Hamlin Avenue
41°52′52″N 87°43′16″W / 41.881111°N 87.721111°W / 41.881111; -87.721111 (Midwest Athletic Club)
West Garfield Park
37 John Lothrop Motley School September 5, 2017
(#100001562)
739 N. Ada Street
41°53′44″N 87°39′40″W / 41.895467°N 87.661124°W / 41.895467; -87.661124 (John Lothrop Motley School)
West Town
38 Notre Dame de Chicago March 7, 1979
(#79000826)
1338 W. Flournoy Street
41°52′24″N 87°39′39″W / 41.873333°N 87.660833°W / 41.873333; -87.660833 (Notre Dame de Chicago)
Near West Side
39 Otis Elevator Company Factory Building November 26, 2008
(#08001097)
1435 W. 15th Street and 1501 S. Laflin Street
41°51′41″N 87°39′44″W / 41.861444°N 87.662278°W / 41.861444; -87.662278 (Otis Elevator Company Factory Building)
Near West Side
40 Elizabeth Peabody School December 26, 2017
(#100001923)
1444 W. Augusta Blvd.
41°53′59″N 87°39′50″W / 41.899831°N 87.663755°W / 41.899831; -87.663755 (Elizabeth Peabody School)
West Town
41 Pilsen Historic District February 1, 2006
(#10240018)
Roughly bounded by W. 16th Street, W. Cermak Road, S. Halsted Street and S. Western Avenue
41°51′14″N 87°40′13″W / 41.853889°N 87.670278°W / 41.853889; -87.670278 (Pilsen Historic District)
Lower West Side
42 Polish National Alliance Headquarters December 23, 2014
(#14001063)
1514-1520 W. Division Street
41°54′12″N 87°39′57″W / 41.9034°N 87.6658°W / 41.9034; -87.6658 (Polish National Alliance Headquarters)
West Town
43 Polish Roman Catholic Union of America January 2, 2013
(#12001114)
984 N. Milwaukee Avenue
41°53′58″N 87°39′40″W / 41.899582°N 87.661141°W / 41.899582; -87.661141 (Polish Roman Catholic Union of America)
West Town
44 Produce Terminal Cold Storage Company Building June 22, 2003
(#03000538)
1550 S. Blue Island Avenue
41°51′38″N 87°39′35″W / 41.860610°N 87.659609°W / 41.860610; -87.659609 (Produce Terminal Cold Storage Company Building)
Near West Side
45 Pulaski Park and Fieldhouse August 13, 1981
(#81000217)
1419 W. Blackhawk Street
41°54′21″N 87°39′47″W / 41.905833°N 87.663056°W / 41.905833; -87.663056 (Pulaski Park and Fieldhouse)
West Town
46 St. Ignatius College November 17, 1977
(#77000480)
1076 W. Roosevelt Road
41°52′03″N 87°39′06″W / 41.8675°N 87.651667°W / 41.8675; -87.651667 (St. Ignatius College)
Near West Side
47 St. Matthew Evangelical Lutheran School January 27, 2000
(#99001710)
2101-2107 W. 21st Street
41°51′13″N 87°40′43″W / 41.853611°N 87.678611°W / 41.853611; -87.678611 (St. Matthew Evangelical Lutheran School)
Lower West Side
48 St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church July 15, 1977
(#77000481)
718 W. Adams Street
41°52′45″N 87°38′40″W / 41.879167°N 87.644444°W / 41.879167; -87.644444 (St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church)
Near West Side
49 Schoenhofen Brewery Historic District December 27, 1978
(#78001128)
Roughly bounded by W. 16th Street, W. 18th Street, S. Canal Street, and S. Clinton Street
41°51′31″N 87°38′22″W / 41.858611°N 87.639444°W / 41.858611; -87.639444 (Schoenhofen Brewery Historic District)
Lower West Side
50 Sears, Roebuck and Company Complex June 2, 1978
(#78001129)
925 S. Homan Avenue
41°52′10″N 87°42′42″W / 41.869444°N 87.711667°W / 41.869444; -87.711667 (Sears, Roebuck and Company Complex)
North Lawndale
51 Shedd Park Fieldhouse December 30, 1974
(#74000755)
3660 W. 23rd Street
41°51′01″N 87°43′01″W / 41.850278°N 87.716944°W / 41.850278; -87.716944 (Shedd Park Fieldhouse)
South Lawndale
52 J. P. Smith Shoe Company Plant November 14, 1985
(#85002842)
671-699 N. Sangamon Avenue and 901-921 W. Huron Street
41°53′41″N 87°39′03″W / 41.894722°N 87.650833°W / 41.894722; -87.650833 (J. P. Smith Shoe Company Plant)
West Town
53 South Water Market August 20, 2004
(#04000870)
Bounded by W. 14th Place, the 16th Street rail embankment, S. Racine Avenue, and S. Morgan Street
41°51′42″N 87°39′15″W / 41.861667°N 87.654167°W / 41.861667; -87.654167 (South Water Market)
Near West Side
54 Storkline Furniture Corporation Factory March 6, 2013
(#13000049)
4400-4418 W. 26th Street
41°50′42″N 87°44′05″W / 41.844873°N 87.734741°W / 41.844873; -87.734741 (Storkline Furniture Corporation Factory)
South Lawndale
55 Story-Camp Rowhouses May 8, 1980
(#80001351)
1526-1528 W. Monroe Street
41°52′48″N 87°39′57″W / 41.88°N 87.665833°W / 41.88; -87.665833 (Story-Camp Rowhouses)
Near West Side
56 Third Church of Christ, Scientist October 24, 2016
(#16000733)
2151 W. Washington Boulevard
41°52′59″N 87°40′53″W / 41.883021°N 87.681288°W / 41.883021; -87.681288 (Third Church of Christ, Scientist)
Near West Side
57 Tri-Taylor Historic District March 3, 1983
(#83000315)
Roughly bounded by S. Claremont Avenue, W. Harrison Street, S. Oakley Avenue, W. Polk Street, W. Ogden Avenue, and W. Roosevelt Road; also roughly bounded on the north by Oakley, Harrison, and Claremont Streets, and on the southeast by Taylor and Oakley Streets
41°52′13″N 87°41′00″W / 41.870278°N 87.683333°W / 41.870278; -87.683333 (Tri-Taylor Historic District)
Near West Side Second set of boundaries represents a boundary increase of February 3, 1988
58 Union Park Congregational Church and Carpenter Chapel May 31, 2006
(#06000446)
1613 W. Washington Boulevard
41°53′06″N 87°40′03″W / 41.885°N 87.6675°W / 41.885; -87.6675 (Union Park Congregational Church and Carpenter Chapel)
Near West Side Now known as First Baptist Congregational Church; built in 1871; severely damaged in the February 2, 2011 blizzard[6]
59 Union Park Hotel June 7, 2010
(#10000309)
1519-1521 W Warren Boulevard
41°52′56″N 87°39′58″W / 41.882117°N 87.666117°W / 41.882117; -87.666117 (Union Park Hotel)
Near West Side
60 United States Customs House August 4, 2016
(#16000492)
610 S. Canal Street
41°52′27″N 87°38′23″W / 41.874032°N 87.639589°W / 41.874032; -87.639589 (United States Customs House)
Near West Side
61 United States Post Office-Chicago August 16, 2001
(#01000868)
433 W. Van Buren Street
41°52′34″N 87°38′19″W / 41.876111°N 87.638611°W / 41.876111; -87.638611 (United States Post Office-Chicago)
Near West Side
62 Joseph J. Walser House April 23, 2013
(#13000185)
42 N. Central Avenue
41°52′54″N 87°45′55″W / 41.881528°N 87.765286°W / 41.881528; -87.765286 (Joseph J. Walser House)
Austin Frank Lloyd Wright, 1903
63 Seth Warner House June 3, 1982
(#82002531)
631 N. Central Avenue
41°53′31″N 87°45′54″W / 41.891944°N 87.765°W / 41.891944; -87.765 (Seth Warner House)
Austin
64 West Jackson Boulevard District May 19, 1978
(#78001134)
Roughly bounded by S. Laflin Avenue, S. Ashland Avenue, W. Adams Street, and W. Van Buren Street; also 1513 W. Adams Street
41°52′39″N 87°39′55″W / 41.8775°N 87.665278°W / 41.8775; -87.665278 (West Jackson Boulevard District)
Near West Side Second set of boundaries represents a boundary increase of October 19, 1989
65 Wholesale Florists Exchange November 22, 2011
(#11000849)
1313 W. Randolph Street
41°53′03″N 87°39′34″W / 41.884167°N 87.659444°W / 41.884167; -87.659444 (Wholesale Florists Exchange)
Near West Side
66 Wicker Park Historic District June 20, 1979
(#79000831)
Roughly bounded by N. Wood Street, W. Crystal Street, N. Caton Street, N. Claremont Avenue and W. North Avenue
41°54′26″N 87°40′20″W / 41.907222°N 87.672222°W / 41.907222; -87.672222 (Wicker Park Historic District)
West Town

Former listingEdit

[2] Name on the Register Image Date listedDate removed Location City or town Summary
1 Francisco Terrace Apartments 1973
(#73002260)
1974 253-261 N. Francisco Ave.
East Garfield Park Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Demolished in 1974 and the facade was moved to Oak Park in 1977.
2 Scoville Building 1973
(#73002261)
1974 619-631 W. Washington
Near West Side Demolished.

KeyEdit

NRHP-listed
NRHP-listed Historic district
* National Historic Landmark and NRHP-listed
National Historic Landmark and NRHP-listed Historic district

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions". National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved on November 30, 2018.
  2. ^ a b Numbers represent an ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate National Historic Landmarks and historic districts from other NRHP buildings, structures, sites or objects.
  3. ^ National Park Service (2008-04-24). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  4. ^ The eight-digit number below each date is the number assigned to each location in the National Register Information System database, which can be viewed by clicking the number.
  5. ^ "History of Maxwell Street Station". University of Illinois at Chicago Police Department. University of Illinois. 2008-06-07.
  6. ^ Rhodes, Dawn. "Blizzard damage to historic church put at $1M". Chicago Tribune. Archived from the original on October 26, 2012. Retrieved February 17, 2011.

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