The Chicago Greystone in Historic North Lawndale
Distributed for University of Illinois at Chicago, City Design Center
The first of a two-volume guide to these remarkable Chicago homes, The Chicago Greystone in North Lawndale presents the history of the greystone as a type of residential building, provides a history of the neighborhood and the initiative, and reflects on the unique character of North Lawndale. Accompanied by captivating photographs of the greystones and profiles of local residents, The Chicago Greystone in North Lawndale offers comprehensive information on greystone structures and geography, as well as information on North Lawndale’s urban development and cultural heritage. A must for anyone interested in this exciting facet of Chicago architecture, or how one Chicago neighborhood reclaimed its pride of place, this volume is a fascinating introduction to the Chicago greystone and one of its most notable communities.