Barloga, jobs 100 – 124 – Barloga’s Job Book

Source:  Donated by Jeff Aulik

Jesse A. Barloga – 1947

Born Jesse August Barloga, to Henry and Otilla Hedke Barloga, 4 sisters

Served with Rockford’s Co. K. during Mexican Border Campaign

Member Rockford Country Club, University Club, 32nd degree Mason

Member Second Congregational Church

Source: Rockford Morning Star, 5/28/1947


312 Spring Creek Rd. – Jesse A. Barloga, architect

312 Spring Creek B W

The stone wall “fence” was added later than the cloverleaf ramp was built.  The house was built when Spring Creek was a two-lane dirt road “out in the country.” (1920’s)

Architect Jesse A. Barloga, Commission #278, commission by J. Abramson. Most of interior was remodeled after 1970.

House was razed in Sept./Oct 2000 to build a parking lot for Anderson Japanese Gardens.  The house sold at $525,000.  Source of sale: Rockford Register Star.

Photo was taken by Marty Mangas, 1972.


Rockford News Tower – Barloga, original and altered design

news tower 1

The original design and height of the news tower is shown in the top design, and the height of the lower, more horizontal section, which was in Rockford Daily Republic newspaper, Oct 1, 1929.  Architect:  Jesse A Barloga, Construction by Security Building Corp., Inc.

The Great Depression created a need to lower costs.  The modified design appeared in the Rockford Register-Republic April 14, 1931. (Below)

newstower 2