Historic House Friday

Historic House Friday

Elgin IL Historic House Friday
By Trish / April 18, 2020

443 W. Chicago Street

The snow is gone and the sun is out - it's a great day for a walk! This week's house...

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Elgin IL Historic House Friday
By Trish / April 10, 2020

117 Tennyson Court

Happy Good Friday, Elgin! There is this tiny street in the Elgin Historic District called Tennyson Court that I just...

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Elgin IL Historic House Friday
By Trish / April 4, 2020

571 Center Street

For this week's house, I wanted to feature a house owned by a doctor or nurse as a tribute to...

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Elgin IL Historic House Friday
By Trish / March 13, 2020

406 Prospect

This is a map from 1855 that showed property owners and land plots. As you can see, Mr. Schoonhoven's home...

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Elgin IL Historic House Friday
By Trish / March 6, 2020

443 E. Chicago Street

I was recently introduced to The Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) (Link to the website in comments below) from an...

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