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This is the 3rd 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 book features homes near the old Sherman Hospital and homes designed by local builder Henry Jensen. 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.