CA # 65 West Lawn

Here is a Spreadsheet of the list of Buildings and Attractions for CA # 65 West Lawn:


And here is the link to the Map of CA # 65 West Lawn:

… that will take you past all of the Buildings and Attractions included on the above spreadsheet.

Below are the numbered corresponding photos of some of the buildings and attractions listed above.

IMG_31241. Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture (former Von Solbrig Hospital)

IMG_31252. Capitol Cigar Store Indian (Fiberglass) 1966 moved from Arizona.  See in 1992 movie, ‘Wayne’s World.

IMG_31276. St. Nicholas of Tolentine Catholic Church 1937.

IMG_31307. Richardson Middle School (named for beloved teacher ‘Sarge’ Richardson) 2015-2017

IMG_3132Halloween fun in West Lawn !

IMG_31369. Marian Fathers Monastery (Current Building 1955) Jonas Kova-Kovalskis. The fathers occupied the grounds from 1913 until 2003.

IMG_313710. Draugas (Friend) Lithuanian World-Wide Daily Newspaper. Probably built in 1955 as part of the Marian Fathers Monastery.  Published since 1909 ! Largest Lithuanian Newspaper in the world.  Now published 3 times weekly.

IMG_314217. Mariano Azuela (1872-1952) Elementary School. 2010. Azuela published 22 novels in his lifetime.

IMG_314419. Tootsie Roll Industries. Invented in 1896 by Leo Hirschfield and named for his daughter, who he called… Tootsie ! below, a couple a tootsies !

IMG_314520. Ford City Mall. 1965. Built on the site of Ford’s 1942 aircraft engine factory, closed in 1945, reused by Tucker Automobiles, Dodge and finally Ford again before it’s current use as a Mall.

IMG_315322. Richard J. Daley (1902-1976) College 1981.  Previously, 1960 Bogan College and Southwest College.

IMG_314622. Richard J. Daley College Parking Lot and Bridge 2019


23. U.S. National Archives & Records 1973.

IMG_315223. U.S. National Archives & Records 1973.

IMG_315726. Edward N. Hurley (1864-1933) Elem. School.  Instrumental in bringing the 1932 Republican and Democratic National Conventions to Chicago.