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Grosse Point Lighthouse, 2601 Sheridan Road, Evanston, Cook County, IL



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Location
2601 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS IL-1212
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N842).
Building/structure dates: 1872 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1935 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1984 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1914 subsequent work
0.2003
Significance: The Grosse Point lighthouse played a significant role in the development of maritime commerce on the Great Lakes. It was the leading historic navigational aid into the port of Chicago, helping make it one of the most important inland cities to the shipping industry.

Subjects
Commerce
Brick Buildings
Circular Buildings


Related Names
Poe, Orlando M.
U.S. Lighthouse Establishment On The Western Great
Barr, Christine, Delineator
Frye, Tim, Delineator
Garnaat, Rebecca, Delineator
Harper, Martin, Delineator
Juliusson, Jessica, Delineator
Langer, Karin, Delineator
Orwig, Gretchen, Delineator
Pfingsten, Stacey, Delineator
Porterfield, Elizabeth, Delineator


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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