Garden Acres Neighborhood “Letter to the Editor” – 1980, Mayor McGaw, Ald. Frank Falzone and Victory Bell

Source: Rockford Register Star 2/28/1980

“SwedishAmerican Foundation awards $12K grant to Zion Outreach” – 2017

Source: Rockford Register Star March 26, 2017

Sabrooke Park Playground – 2013

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“The Rockford Park District and Rockford Housing Authority are building a plan to relocate and renovated the park in the 2900 block of Kishwaukee St., near the Orton Keyes public housing complex (653 Ranger St., 61109).”

Source: Rockford Register-Star 6/14/2013

Orton Keyes – history

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1967: 175 family units were built on the former site of Nocomo Heights off Kishwaukee St. The development was names after Orton Keyes, former executive of Rockford Housing Authority..

Article includes history through 1997.


*Nocomo Heights were buildings built for Noncommissioned Officers from Camp Grant and their families.

Source: Rockford Register Star May 22, 1997