Chicago Landmarks

Jackson Boulevard District

Street View, circa 1906     Address: 1500-blocks of West Jackson and West Adams between Laflin and Ashland
Year Built: 1879 - 1893
Architect: Various
Date Designated a Chicago Landmark: November 15, 1976

Romanesque Revival-style, Church of the Epiphany, circa 1906 These blocks are virtually all that remain of Chicago's once-fashionable Near West Side. The houses, as well as the Church of the Epiphany (shown at right), were built in the popular architectural styles of the period--Italianate, Queen Anne, Second Empire, and Romanesque Revival.