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Former Site of the “Zum Deutschen Eck” Restaurant

 
 
Former Site of the “Zum Deutschen Eck” Restaurant Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sue Swackhamer, April 12, 2015
1. Former Site of the “Zum Deutschen Eck” Restaurant Marker
Inscription.
”A true Bavarian Chalet in Chicago,” owned and operated by the Albert Wirth family and recognized as an outstanding dining and banquet facility, Zum Deutschen Eck was founded on June 16, 1956. On January 9, 2000 ZDE retired after 44 years providing excellent food and service to three generations of neighbors and customers from around the world. Many of these customers were members of St. Alphonsus Church, founded in 1882 to serve the burgeoning German immigrant population moving into the Lakeview neighborhood.

 
Location. 41° 56.107′ N, 87° 39.824′ W. Marker is in Chicago, Illinois, in Cook County. Marker is at the intersection of North Southport Avenue and West Oakdale Avenue on North Southport Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2932 North Southport Avenue, Chicago IL 60657, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. (Former) Marshfield Trust and Savings Bank (approx. 0.6 miles away); Melamerson Athletic Field (approx. 1.3 miles away); Oz Park (approx. 1.4 miles away); Lake View High School (approx. 1.4 miles away); Joseph R. Scott
Former Site of the “Zum Deutschen Eck” Restaurant Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sue Swackhamer, April 12, 2015
2. Former Site of the “Zum Deutschen Eck” Restaurant Marker
(approx. 1.4 miles away); Graves Family Monument (approx. 1.4 miles away); Kwanusila (approx. 1.5 miles away); John A. "Jack" Johnson (approx. 1.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Chicago.
 
Also see . . .  Zum Deutschen Eck Restaurant - YouTube. Reminisce in viewing a famous chicago resteraunt that closed over 10 years ago. Excerpted from DVD on history of the Athenaeum Theatre in Chicago. (Submitted on April 13, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
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Zum Deutschen Eck Restaurant image. Click for full size.
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3. Zum Deutschen Eck Restaurant
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 254 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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