Lakewood Balmoral: an Urban Historic Neighborhood. How & Why?


Folks ask me all the time about historic districts and what the big deal is about them? Well, here’s a quick snapshot of one of Chicago’s historic districts, listed on the National Register of Historic Places;  Lakewood Balmoral.

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Stability and Longevity From Historic District Designation


What is a historic district?

ISV has written on this topic before but I still get questions about it. ALL THE TIME. Apologies in advance – this is a lengthy one with lots of live links for further context but it covers a lot of bases.  Here we go…

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