August 7, 2011

1025 – 1031 W. Lawrence, Uptown, Chicago, c. 1906

Ilfracombe Apartments
1025-1031 W. Lawrence

A very early view of the SE Corner of Lawrence and Kenmore, where Dib now stands. (Also see Lawrence and Kenmore, 1959 for a later view.)

From Inland Architect and News Record, 1906.


UnBealevable said...

This is where Essanay movie star and co-owner Bronco Billy Armstrong lived. You've heard many other places being his residence before, but in his memoirs Charlie Chaplin states that he lived with Armstrong's family here and no where else before forcing Essanay to relocate him back to Hollywood.

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Really interesting facts, thanks for the post


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