March 2, 2011

Sheridan and Castlewood Terrace

From the IDOT collection.

Source: Illinois Department of Transportation Chicago Traffic photographs
Collection: IDOT Chicago Traffic Photographs (University of Illinois at Chicago)
Repository: Special Collections and University Archives, University of Illinois at Chicago Library


Anonymous said...

Thanks for these great photos. Although, sadly, I no longer work in Uptown, I fell in love with the place.

Uptown Updater said...

Those buildings are beautiful as well. I am intrigued by the building that has the built-in billboard for "VSZAGH Musson & Co"
What a beautiful building!

Joanne said...

Huszagh and Hill were the architects for the Aragon Ballroom, Viceroy (Lorelei) Hotel, New Lawrence, and many other buildings.

Huszagh and Masson were the financiers for the Aragon and many other buildings.

Beyond that, I don't know much about either company, or how much they overlapped.

It is a stunning building.

Becky said...

What street would Castlewood Terrace be now?

Anonymous said...

Becky - Its still called Castlewood Terrace, its been a dead end street since the McCutcheon school was built. access is from Marine Drive.

Holly said...

My mother grew up on Castlewood Terrace and one of those big homes in the 1920s and 30s and I have pictures of her and her siblings and her mother in front of one of they are house

Unknown said...

Holly - I'd love to see your photos of the street. I grew up on the street as well.

Unknown said...

i lived on the street from 1945-1962, anyone please respond who also did

Unknown said...

I did not during that period (I'm 1986 through present). Do you have photos? Would love to exchange.

Bobbill said...

Shut down this has been appropriated by "bellclappers!"


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