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Architectural Walking Tour

Join historian Steve Bigolin on an architectural walking tour of the Huntley Park area! Learn more about the homes in the neighborhood and the history of this part of DeKalb. There is no cost for this program. Registration is required, as ...

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Architectural Walking Tour

Join historian Steve Bigolin on an architectural walking tour of North 1st Street to North 4th Street and Locust Street to Fisk Avenue. Learn more about the rich history of the neighborhood around the library! There is no cost for this ...

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Self-Guided Walking Tour: Huntley Park Historic District and Vicinity

Self-Guided-walking-tour-3Download South Second and South Third Streets south of Franklin, to where the brick pavement ends on each, were designated a local historic district by the City of DeKalb in the early 1980s. Some of the places of special significance include: 320 ...

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Self-Guided Walking Tour: North First to North Fourth

Self-Guided-walking-tour-2Download Self-Guided Walking Tour #2 - North First to North Fourth 220 North Third - 1910 Dance studio Just for Kix is located in the former Christian Science Church. The columned portico and steeple are later additions to the structure. 309 Oak – 1930/1931DeKalb ...

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Self-Guided Walking Tour: College and Augusta Avenues

Self-Guided-walking-tour-4Download College and Augusta Avenues comprise a large portion of the locally designed Ellwood Historic Neighborhood. The area began developing with the opening of Northern Illinois State Normal School (NIU) in the fall of 1899. By the early 1920s, College, Augusta, ...

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