2606 Country Club Terrace

For sale, 2016.  2001 sale price was $99,500.

According to Rockford Township Assessor, house was built in 1940.  No architect listed in newspaper.

First listing in newspaper is 1958, for Mr. and Mrs. Fred Horton, who lived there until 1966.

1967 to 1973: owner were Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Street. [Employed at Rockford Computer Service Inc]

The next owners were Mr. and Mrs. Philip Dundas. He was the Headmaster of Keith Country Day School.

Source:  all photographs are from www.Realtor.com

 

501 Gregory St. – Catlin House, built 1866

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Photo from Realtor.com     House built by 1866, confirmed in City Directory   Home of Dr. and Mrs. A.S. Catlin, Rockford’s earliest physician on East Side of Rockford, was residing here in 1846.

Originally numbered 401 Gregory St., Mrs. A.C. Catlin obituary showed it as 501 Gregory in 1902. Dr. Catlin died in August, 1892 at age 91.

House for sale in Nov. 2016 at $36,458.

125 Lawn Place

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House built 1900?  According to ad for sale of house.  First listing in city directory by address is 1907 owner Matthew Richmond. 1910 Federal Census lists spouse as Emily Richmond, 3 daughters at home in 1910.

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Photographs from Realtor.com . 3 daughters married 1917-1918. One died (Mrs. James Rogers) in 1919. 4 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms and 1 half bath, 2 car garage.

Other early residents include: Mrs. H. E. Shipley (a niece of Mr. Richmond) (1931), Carl J. and Dorothy Dolan (1947), Mrs. C. Capron (1929), Leslie Einhorn (1948), Max L. Richards (1935).  Some may have rented a room, as there were ads in the newspaper re: room for rent.  Source: newspaper ads and articles

 

Harlem Blvd., 2116 – Jesse A. Barloga, architect

1926-28     William Walton, Mary H Walton, and Anne B. Walton, music teacher, reside 2116 Harlem blvd

Walton Garden Club

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Sourcevof “Mendelssohn Club Artist Concert:” Rockford Morning Star Feb.22, 1931

Source of “Glories of Lilac-time…”:  Rockford Morning Star, May 23, 1933

Walton, William“Local Industrial Leader is Dead” from Rockford Daily Republic 2/12/1930.

1929        Howard C Gregory (wife Laura C.) secretary, J.L.Clark Mfg. Co., resides 2116 Harlem blvd.

1930 – 1942  Miss Anne B. Walton, h 2116 Harlem blvd.

1944 – 53   Walter R. Shafer jr (wife Frances S.) sales manager Smith Oil and Refining. homeowner 2116 Harlem blvd.

1954 – (1957 – didn’t check further yer) Chester J. Braatz, (wife Ruth) vice-president Barber-Colman Co., homeowner 2116 Harlem Blvd.

Harlem Blvd., 2116 Wingis

orange lines indicate property boundaries of 2116 Harlem Blvd., above, from Wingis.org

Harlem Blvd., 2116 - Mangas

Photo from street, by Marty Mangas, ca. 1968-1972. Architect Jessie A. Barloga. Commission # 274

Commissioned by William Walton. Built 1926.

 

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Harlem Blvd., 21116 - 4       Harlem Blvd., 2116 - 5       Harlem Blvd., 2116 - 6

Harlem Blvd., 2116 -7         Harlem Blvd., 2116 - 8        Harlem Blvd., 2116 - 9     Harlem Blvd., 2216 - 11

For sale May, 2010: $389,000; 4 bedroom, 2.5 baths.  Photos above, from realtor.com