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Property Name West Argyle Street Historic District (Boundary Increase)
Reference Number 13000555
State Illinois
County Cook
Town Chicago
Street Address North Broadway between West Argyle Street and West Winona Avenue east block face of North Sheridan Road between Argyle Street and West Winona Avenue
Multiple Property Submission Name N/A
Status Listed 7/30/2013
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The West Argyle Historic District boundary increase is necessary to provide a more thorough understanding of the district's development following the establishment of the Argyle 'L' stop. The buildings are architecturally consistent with and enhance the architectural catalog of the district. The boundary expansion is appropriate under the existing areas of significance (National Register Criterion A in the area of Community Planning and Development and National Register Criterion C in the area of architecture) and period of significance (1908-1938). The statement of significance and historic context from the 2010 nomination is included below.


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