Celebrating the Unique History and Culture of Chicago's Uptown Community
October 15, 2010
First Home Built in This Part of Town
Grace Sulzer in front of her home at 4223 N. Greenview, the first house built in that neighborhhod.
You may recognize the Sulzer family name from Conrad Sulzer. In 1837, Conrad Sulzer of Winterthur, Zürich, Switzerland, became the first white settler to live in the area. The Sulzer Regional Library, which houses the Northside Neighborhood History Collection, was named for him.