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It is my understanding that the Lake View community is bounded by Fullerton Avenue on the South, to Devon Avenue on the North, and from the Lakeshore to Western Avenue on the West.

In the book �Historic City: The Settlement of Chicago� published by the City of Chicago in 1976 (Library of Congress Card Number: 76-49765), are fold-out color coded Community Settlement maps for the years 1840, 1860 and 1870 which do not show an Irish settlement, however, the map for the year 1900 does show three Irish settlements. My best estimates of the approximate color-coded areas on the map are as follows:

Area I: 5200 to 5600 North and from 1200 to 1600 West.

Area II: 3000 to 3200 North and from 500 West to the North Branch, Chicago River.

Area III: 2900 to 3100 North and from 600 to 1300 West.

The information was based on census data, church records and general histories.

A correction to my earlier estimate of Area II. It should read:

Area II: 3000 to 3200 North and from [2100] West to the North Branch, Chicago River.

My understanding is that it was not primarily Irish, most of whom were on th near west side. It had a large German and Luxembourgish population (allegedly the largest Luxembourgish population outside of the Grand Duchy).

Lake View is on the North Side. Most Irish in Chicago live on the South Side.

Still has one of the highest Irish populations in Chicago. Check the Census Bureau's web site.

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