Chicago in Cook County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Old Town Triangle
Chicago Landmark District
Erected by Commission on Chicago Landmarks • City of Chicago • Richard M. Daley, Mayor.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Chicago Landmarks marker series.
Location. 41° 54.89′ N, 87° 38.142′ W. Marker is in Chicago, Illinois, in Cook County. Marker is on Menomonee Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 218 Monomonee Street, Chicago IL 60614, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Henry Gerber House (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hidden Truths (about 700 feet away); Kennison Boulder Monument (about 700 feet away); Couch Tomb (approx. ¼ mile away); Second City (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Couch Tomb (approx. Abandoned Shoreline of Lake Michigan (approx. ¼ mile away); Potter's Field (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chicago.
Regarding Old Town Triangle. In 1874 Chicago passed an ordinance that prohibited the building of wood structures. Wooden houses in the Old Town area date from between the Great Chicago Fire and the passing of this ordinance (or were built illegally).
Also see . . . Old Town, Chicago - Wikipedia. (Submitted on September 26, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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