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Blue on Blonde, Part 3: Brick-Skin Pillbox Flats

3006 W. Touhy Avenue, West Ridge – Chicago. Opened by 1964. This one had its blue brick covered up or replaced with some kind of Permastone-like facing between 2009 and 2011.

6229 N. Whipple Street, West Ridge - Chicago. With a stylish Moderne building next door.

6052 N. Fairfield, West Ridge - Chicago. Opened 1965. 

6049 N. Richmond, West Ridge - Chicago. Opened 1964.

6100 N. Artesian at Glenlake – curiously, the entry door is on the side of the vestibule, facing the away from the main facade.

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3510 W. Main Street, Skokie – opened 1964, by Birger Construction, who did another blue-on-blonde at 1322 W. Chase. It sports the same kind of colored plastic windows as the 47th Street building. 

5300 N. Melvina Avenue – western single-family. It’s a lovely little raised ranch house, with blue lining the doorway and connecting the basement windows with the large picture window above, and a couple of decorative colored glass blocks by the door.

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War zone?

Oh my goodness, where those gunshots?? I'm on Peterson and Lincoln and, they sounded wicked close. There were many. I lost count.

  • Sheryl 60659 Peterson Park resident for over 15 years

    I thought they were fireworks! I was about to post something about being awaken by them and what to do about reporting them!

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Night Out: Movies in the Parks at Indian Boundary

Sun, Aug 10, 2014 8:00 PM - 9:35 PM

Anna Karenina (1935) (NR)
Cultural Center Film Festival
The wife of a Czarist official falls in love with a military officer, and their affair ruins her marriage and her social position in 19th Century Russia.

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Night Out: Dance in the Parks at Indian Boundary

Fri, Aug 8, 2014 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

Dance in the Parks brings free, professional, outdoor dance concerts to Chicago's parks! The all-ages performances feature works created and performed by professional Chicago dance artists in a wide range of styles and themes and offers showcase opportunities to local youth companies. Bring your picnic dinner and enjoy the show!

Rain or Shine! Youth Performance Partners: Indian Boundary Musical Theater and Dance Campers, and Chicago Ballet Arts

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They've been with us from the start. Come to the fifth ANNUAL appearance of the...

They've been with us from the start. Come to the fifth ANNUAL appearance of the Cowboy Choir tonight at Land on Lincoln (Lincoln at Sacramento)

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