This is the 1st book in the There Used To Be series of Elgin Architecture books written by local house historian Steve Stroud. This softcover book contains researched histories with wonderful now and then photos of past homes in Elgin. This is a wonderful book on its on but is enhanced even further with the other books in the series. Various houses are featured from the architecturally elaborate to the every day. The houses featured are also followed up with interesting histories into who owned the house and old photos of the homes if they are available. This book is a must have resource for those who love architecture in Elgin.
Softcover, black and white; approx 200 pages.