The website for the Encyclopedia of Chicago is a great resource.
In 1893 a group of investors purchased 640 acres of a nearby McAllister farm for development. The real-estate syndicate included four prominent Chicagoans: streetcar magnate DeLancy Louderback, John J. Mitchell of Illinois Trust and Savings Bank, Northwestern Elevated Railroad owner Clarence Buckingham, and transportation mogul Charles T. Yerkes. Louderback, a native of Albany, New York, named the development after his hometown.
The address of the Albany Park Branch is: 5150 North Kimball Avenue, Chicago, 60625 4808
The phone number of the Albany Park Branch is: 312-744-1933.
Douglas Park in Chicago is named after United States senator Stepehen A Douglas. Douglas Park was incorporated in 1869 by the Illinois state legislature.
Albany Park railway station was created in 1935.
The address of the Millennium Park is 201 E. Randolph Street, which is between the two avenues named Michigan and Columbus in the city of Chicago, Illinois 60602.
The address of the Chehaw Wild Animal Park is: , Albany, GA 31703
After George Halas moved the team to Chicago, he named them after baseball's Chicago Cubs. The Bears originally played in Wrigley Field, the Cubs' home park.
There are many places named "Hyde Park" in the world, but the most famous Hyde Park, and the one you are presumably referring to, is the park called Hyde Park in London, England. There are also neighborhoods in both Chicago and Tampa, Florida named Hyde Park, and a town called Hyde Park in New York State.
Between the 1910 and 1990, the home of the Chicago White Sox was named Comiskey Park. The stadium built that the White Sox moved into in 1991 was named Comiskey Park II. It's name was officially changed to U.S. Cellular Field in for the 2004 season.
Garfield Park Hospital was a once popular hospital in Chicago. Besides serving the medical needs of residents in the community it was also a sanitarium. Information on Garfield Park Hospital can be found at the local library in this Chicago area.
Thomas Wakefield Goodspeed has written: 'A history of the Hyde Park Baptist Church, 1874-1924' -- subject(s): Chicago, Chicago. Hyde Park Baptist Church
Columbus Park - Chicago - was created in 1915.
Riverview Park - Chicago - was created in 1904.
Riverview Park - Chicago - ended in 1967.
Lincoln Park is a park located in Illinois. It is a lakefront park of Chicago, and faces Lake Michigan. Lincoln Park is Chicago's largest public park.
There is a statue in Millenium Park referred to as "the bean". The actual name of the work is "Cloud Gate."
Facing lake Michigan, Lincoln Park, at 1200 acres is the largest park in the city of Chicago.
History Park at Kelley Park was created in 1971.
The area of Burnham Park - Chicago - is 2,420,020.1405952 square meters.
Park Tower Condominium - Chicago - was created in 1973.
Union Station in Chicago to the University of Chicago in Hyde Park is approximately 9 miles.
There are a couple of vintage photos of Kimball Avenue in Albany Park [url=http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query]here[/url], at the Library of Congress Chicago Daily News digital collection. All I know, is that on the corner of Kimball and Lawrence was Devin Klein Men's Shop, A cigar Shop, The Ravenswood El The other corner had a Heinemann's Bakery at one time.
You can check the book "Streetwise Chicago" about Clark, Waveland, and Sheffield, but Addison is named after an English physician, Thomas Addison, who noted the disease of the adrenal glands now called Addison's disease. Interesting way streets of Chicago are named after people you don't connect with Chicago. Even more curious is Irving Park Road, named after Washington Irving.
The first night game in Fenway Park history was June 13, 1947 against the Chicago White Sox. The Red Sox won 5-3.
what Chicago park was dedicated to victor Fleming in 1939