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To be Demolished

3627 N. Lakewood Ave.

Chicago Historic Resources Survey: Not included [?]
Year: 1905
Architect: Unknown
Owner: Hibeman Development
Permit Description: Wreck and remove a single family with garage.
Status: Demolition permit issued 11/07/2012

Additional Details

This unusual Lake View house was sold for $770,000 on November 9 after it was listed for $999,999 and featured a little more than a month ago. It will be demolished to make way for a new residence.

The building received no 311 complaints.

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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.

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