SITE_KEY_skipToMainContentText



Descriptive inventory for the East Village Association records, ca. 1984-2014

East Village Association records

1 of 2
Open Finding Aid

Descriptive inventory for the East Village Association records, ca. 1984-2014

Prepared by Julie Wroblewski, 2017
  
Please address questions to:
Chicago History Museum, Research Center
1601 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60614-6038
Web-site: http://libguides.chicagohistory.org/research
Catalog: http://chsmedia.org
E-mail: research@chicagohistory.org
Instructions for accessing this collection
  

Collection Overview +/-

Title: East Village Association records, 1984-2014 (inclusive)
Creators: Isaacson, Marjorie
East Village Association
Dates: 1984-2014 (inclusive)
Accession number: 2016.0015
Bib number: 00235618
Call numbers: MSS Lot E
MSS Oversize E
2016.0015 PCP-268
2016.0015 PCLF
Size:5.5 linear feet (13 boxes)
1 oversize folder
205 (2 boxes) black and white and color photographs
49 color slides
Language of material:Collection is written in English, and Spanish.

Provenance statement:

Gift of Marjorie Isaacson and Dan Johnson (accession #: 2016.0015).

Terms governing use:

This collection is open for research use.

Restriction(s):

Advance appointment required to view color material in cold storage; please email research@chicagohistory.org.

Please cite this collection as:

Please cite collection as East Village Association records plus a detailed description, date, and box/folder number of a specific item.

Additional Materials +/-

Related material:

Related materials at the Chicago History Museum, Research Center, include the newsletter of the East Village Association, cataloged separately (titled both "News" and "East Village News").

Collection Summary +/-

Minutes and agendas, membership rosters, notes and correspondence, publicity materials, photographs and slides, research files, surveys, newsletters, and other materials documenting the East Village Association's activities in historic preservation, neighborhood safety and development, and city politics.

Biographical/Historical Note +/-

The East Village Association was founded in 1982 by long term residents interested in address quality of life issues in their neighborhood. The East Village neighborhood comprises a subset of the West Town community area falls with the following boundaries: Division Street (1200 North) to the north, Chicago Avenue (800 North) to the south, Milwaukee Avenue (800-1600 West) to the East and Damen Avenue (2000 West) to the West. Significant initiatives led by the Association include the creation of the Frankie Machine Community Garden (Wood St. and Haddon St.) as part of the Neighborspace program, the preservation of the Goldblatt's Department Store building and its conversion into the West Town Public Library (1625 W. Chicago Ave.), and the successful initiative to create the East Village Landmark District.

Catalog Subject Headings +/-

Subjects:
Citizens' associations--Illinois--Chicago
City planning--Illinois--Chicago
Community organizations--Illinois--Chicago
Historic preservation--Illinois--Chicago--Societies, etc.
Organizations:
East Village Association--Archives
Genre/Form:
Agendas (administrative records)
Correspondence
Flyers
Minutes
Notes
Photographs
Reports
Rosters
Slides
Surveys
Geographic:
West Town (Chicago, Ill.)

Organization and Arrangement of Collection +/-

The collection is arranged in five series. The arrangement adheres closely to the original order; within the series, original folder level arrangement and titles were retained.

Click on heading to view series description.

Series 1. Administrative Materials, 1984-2014, undated
Series 2. Development and Zoning, 1985-2014
Series 3. Crime and Safety, 1985-2002
Series 4. Beautification and Green Space, 1995-2014
Series 5. Other Projects, 1987-2012

About This Finding Aid +/-

Creation: Finding aid encoded by Julie Wroblewski using Oxygen editor, 2017.
Language: Finding aid is written in English.
you wish to report:


...
Select the collections to add or remove from your search
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
 
OK