Gapers Block has ceased publication.

Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
 Thank you for your readership and contributions. 


Tuesday, May 28

Gapers Block

Gapers Block on Facebook Gapers Block on Flickr Gapers Block on Twitter The Gapers Block Tumblr

To be Demolished

3539 N. Bosworth Ave.

Chicago Historic Resources Survey: Not included [?]
Year: 1896
Architect: Unlisted
Owner: Barrett Homes
Permit Description: Wreck and remove an existing single family home and garage.
Status: Demolition permit issued 5/01/2012

Additional Details

Local builder Barrett Homes lists the property as an "Extra Wide, 37.5 lot in Lakeview" on their website, with a different rendering than that on the billboard seen above. It was sold to Barrett Homes for $650,000 in October, 2011. No building permit has been issued for the property.

Add/View Comments (0)

« Previous Building     •     Next Building »


Location of Series Buildings

About the series

Over the course of 2012 David Schalliol produced a photographic portrait of 100 of the hundreds of buildings threatened with demolition in the city of Chicago. Nearly all of the buildings have since been demolished. Visit the background information section for more information about the project, including definitions and links to other building resources.

The series is supported by a generous grant from the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation.

All Buildings in the Series