Belden Stratford

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Belden Stratford
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Belden Stratford is located in Chicago
Belden Stratford
Belden Stratford is located in Illinois
Belden Stratford
Belden Stratford is located in the US
Belden Stratford
Location 2300 N. Lincoln Park West, Chicago, Illinois
Coordinates 41°55′26″N 87°38′12″W / 41.92389°N 87.63667°W / 41.92389; -87.63667Coordinates: 41°55′26″N 87°38′12″W / 41.92389°N 87.63667°W / 41.92389; -87.63667
Area less than one acre
Built 1923
Architect Fridstein,Meyer
Architectural style Beaux Arts
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Added to NRHP May 11, 1992

The Belden Stratford is an apartment building and former hotel in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago. It is located across the street from the Lincoln Park Zoo and Lincoln Park Conservatory.[2]

The structure was built in the 1920s and renovated between 1989 and 1990.[3] Notable guests over the years included Louis Armstrong and Gloria Swanson.[4]

In 2011 IRMCO Properties & Management, which owned and managed the Belden Stratford, sold the property to the Laramar Group. Laramar planned to renovate the building and convert it over to all rental apartments.


  1. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Melanie Ann Appel. Lincoln Park Chicago. Arcadia, 2002. pg. 27.
  3. ^ Bill Cunniff. "Apartment Profile". Chicago Tribune. July 7, 1991. Sunday Homelife, pg. 11.
  4. ^ Maggie Garb. "Belden Stratford reborn with renters in mind". Chicago Tribune. August 19, 1990. Sunday Homelife, pg. 1.

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