National Register of Historic Places listings in West Side Chicago

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There are 60 sites in the National Register of Historic Places listings in West Side Chicago, out of 347 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.

West Side Chicago listings on the National Register[edit]

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 July 18, 2014.[1]
[2] Name on the Register[3] Image Date listed[4] Location Neighborhood Description
1 7th District Police Station
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
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
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
Automatic Electric Company Building
November 20, 2002
(#02001386)
1001 W. Van Buren Street
41°52′42″N 87°39′08″W / 41.878333°N 87.652222°W / 41.878333; -87.652222 (Automatic Electric Company Building)
Near West Side
5 Building at 900 West Lake Street
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
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
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 Upload image
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 Jennie Foley Building
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
20 Garfield Park
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
21 Abraham Groesbeck House
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
22 Guyon Hotel
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
23 Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Cathedral and Rectory
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
24 Home Bank and Trust Company
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
25 Hull House
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
26 Humboldt Park
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
27 International Tailoring Company Building
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
28 Jewish People's Institute
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
29 K-Town Historic District Upload image
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
30 Patrick J. King House
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
31 Henry E. Legler Regional Branch of the Chicago Public Library
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
32 Lindemann and Hoverson Company Showroom and Warehouse
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
33 Logan Square Boulevards Historic District
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.
34 Lou Mitchell's Restaurant
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
35 Midwest Athletic Club
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
36 Notre Dame de Chicago
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
37 Otis Elevator Company Factory Building
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
38 Pilsen Historic District
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
39 Polish Roman Catholic Union of America
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
40 Produce Terminal Cold Storage Company Building
Produce Terminal Cold Storage Company Building
June 22, 2003
(#03000538)
1550 S. Blue Island Avenue
41°51′42″N 87°39′28″W / 41.861667°N 87.657778°W / 41.861667; -87.657778 (Produce Terminal Cold Storage Company Building)
Near West Side
41 Pulaski Park and Fieldhouse
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
42 St. Ignatius College Prep
St. Ignatius College Prep
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 Prep)
Near West Side
43 St. Matthew Evangelical Lutheran School
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
44 St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church
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
45 Schoenhofen Brewery Historic District
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
46 Sears, Roebuck and Company Complex
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
47 Shedd Park Fieldhouse
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
48 J. P. Smith Shoe Company Plant
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
49 South Water Market
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
50 Storkline Furniture Corporation Factory Upload image
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
51 Story-Camp Rowhouses
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
52 Tri-Taylor Historic District
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
53 Union Park Congregational Church and Carpenter Chapel
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]
54 Union Park Hotel
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
55 United States Post Office-Chicago
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
56 Joseph J. Walser House
Joseph J. Walser House
April 23, 2013
(#13000185)
42 N. Central Ave.
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
57 Seth Warner House
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
58 West Jackson Boulevard District
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
59 Wholesale Florists Exchange
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
60 Wicker Park Historic District
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

Key[edit]

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions". National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved on July 18, 2014.
  2. ^ 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 Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-24. 
  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. Retrieved February 17, 2011. 

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