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In the mid-1920s the Chicago area was buzzing with the plans for a dream Chicago suburb -- Westchester. Many powerful industrials, developers and engineers of the Chicago area spent a good deal of money and time preparing for this planned suburban perfect community. The following linked pages contain text from a special edition of the Westchester Tribune. The outlook for the area was very optimistic. One wonders, if not for the Great Depression, what would have happened.
Turn toWestchester Tribune Sep 28 1926 page 1 -- William Zelosky
Westchester Tribune Sep 28 1926 page 2 -- Zelosky Men
Westchester Tribune Sep 28 1926 page 2 -- Immanuel LutheranWestchester Tribune Sep 28 1926 page 3 -- Utilities
Westchester Tribune Sep 28 1926 page 4 -- Zoning
Westchester Tribune Sep 28 1926 page 5 -- Full Page AdWestchester Tribune Sep 28 1926 page 6
Westchester Tribune Sep 28 1926 page 7 -- More on Utilities
The Greater Chicago Magazine, June 1929 issue contained similar optimistic views of the development of Westchester.
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