Front view of Forest City Furniture Company factories looking west.
Rear view of Forest City Furniture factories.
Source: Picturesque and Descriptive History of the City of Rockford -Printed at the Daily Gazette Establishment in 1887
incorporated in 1887, stock was $75,000, plant whole block Parmele to 11th St. on Railroad Ave. employes 150 men, sold domestically
Source: Rockfordiana: Industries – Furniture pg. 2
Not in 1911 City Directory
Source: 1911 Rockford City Directory
Keith Creek passes through the center of this map; 8th St. is the North-South street shown, Railroad Ave. would be West-East across the top of the map shown.
In the center at the top is the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad Freight Depot.
In the center of the map is the Illinois Central Railroad Freight Depot, and at the bottom right, the Illinois Central Railrooad Furniture Transfer Depot.
Source: 1928 Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps.