A Lincoln Park Building’s Grisly 1890’s Inspection, The Little Tramp and “Nucky”
Oct21

A Lincoln Park Building’s Grisly 1890’s Inspection, The Little Tramp and “Nucky”

For better or worse, my historical references are usually influenced by pop culture. That was obvious during the October 19-20 Open House Chicago tour of Brewster Apartments (2800 North Pine Grove Avenue). The Chicago Architecture Foundation volunteer stationed in the second floor of the eight-story Lincoln Park building offered up this tidbit: It was designed by one Enoch Turnock in 1893. “Enoch?” I replied. “I wonder if they called...

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