North Park Village Collection

Dates: 1915-2007. Size: 14 linear feet in 29 boxes (including photographs), includes 3 oversize folders. Chicago Public Library, Sulzer Regional Library, Northside Neighborhood History Collection. North Park Village is located on the grounds of what was once Chicago’s Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium, covering nearly 160 acres on the northwest side of the city. It includes a nature center, senior housing, a gymnasium, and other community resources. The collection contains meeting minutes, correspondence, planning documents, event fliers, news clippings, historical material, brochures, photographs, and other records that document the site’s transformation from a sanitarium to a village and nature center within Chicago. [Finding Aid]