Old Edgebrook District

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Old Edgebrook, Chicago
Houses at McClellan and Lundy Avenues
Houses at McClellan and Lundy Avenues
Map of Old Edgebrook
Map of Old Edgebrook
Country United States
City Chicago, Illinois
Community areas Forest Glen
First settled 1894
ZIP code 60646

The Old Edgebrook is a historic district and neighborhood in the Forest Glen community area of Chicago, Illinois, United States. The district was built in 1894 by various architects. It was designated a Chicago Landmark on December 14, 1988.[2]

Mary Burkemeier Quinn Park of Trees[edit]

The only Park District property within the confines of Old Edgebrook. According to the plaque in the park, it was a gift from Edward M. Quinn, whose house formerly stood on the site, in memory of his wife, Mary.[3] His will instructed that his house be demolished and a minimum of 21 trees be planted on the property, which was deeded to the Chicago Park District.


  1. ^ Laffey, Mary Lu (2009-06-26). "Chinatown: A 'hidden jewel' worth seeking". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 2009-08-11. 
  2. ^ "Old Edgebrook District". City of Chicago Department of Planning and Development, Landmarks Division. 2003. Retrieved 2007-06-26. 
  3. ^ "Chicago Neighborhoods > Sauganash, Forest Glen". ExploreChicago.org. City of Chicago. 2012. Archived from the original on March 3, 2012. Retrieved June 18, 2016.