From the Chicago Daily News archives, two great views of Our Lady of Lourdes at 4640 N. Ashland, taken in 1929. According to Parishesonline.com: "In 1916, the Spanish Renaissance-style church with its distinctive red-tiled domes replaced the original frame church. We became 'famous' for a unique event that happened back in 1929. The entire church was moved from the east side of Ashland Avenue to the west side. The church was cut in half and then a thirty-foot extension was inserted. This was occasioned by the widening of Ashland Avenue, and the need for increasing the capacity of the church."
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