Points of Interest 2017-10-25T23:44:59+00:00

Points of Interest

  • Vietnam Survivors Memorial (815 S. Oakley), 1987: “One of the quirkiest pieces of folk art is this assemblage of ten cast iron columns taken from the interior of the Page Bros. Building and arranged around a granite marker.  Structural engineer, Vietnam veteran, and preservationist William Lavicka erected the memorial on his property with the help of other volunteer veterans.” (AIA, p. 278)
  • Catrambone Family Memorial Plaza
  • Joliet Limestone facades on Bowler
  • Chicago Hope Academy / St. Callistus School
  • The original Ferrera bakery (2200 W Taylor) where Lemonheads were first distributed – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ferrara_Candy_Company
  • Site of the signing of the Local School Council bill (Irving School)
  • 9/11 Memorial at Livingston Park