West [Near West] Side Community Collection

Dates: 1857-1994. Size: 10.75 linear feet; 440 photographs. Chicago Public Library, Harold Washington Library Center, Special Collections, Neighborhood History Research Collection, part of the West Side Community Collections. Collection documents Near West Side, an area from 16th Street (1600 S) north to Kinzie Street (400 N) and from the Chicago River west to Maplewood Avenue (2524 W). [Finding aid]