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We encourage you to donate but would also be happy to add your images digitally to the gallery so you can keep the originals.
Bungalows On Tap Seminar Series: Historic Windows Maintenance, Restoration and Renovation Presented by City of Homes and the Berwyn Bungalow Preservation Initiative Thursday, June 30 at 7:00 PM at Fitzgerald’s Nightclub, 6615 Roosevelt Road, Berwyn Il. This seminar will cover historic windows and will be presented by John Videkis of Just Sashes. There will be […]
Workshop on Historic Preservation with Jean Guarino, architectural historian Monday, May 23, 6-8 PM Berwyn City Hall 2nd floor conference room 6700 26th Avenue Berwyn, IL 60402 Learn how to nominate a building as a local historic landmark. Does a building in your community have special significance? Was it designed by a notable architect? Does […]
Our after party took place at Garv Inn to honor our home owners with house plaques and say thank you to our generous volunteers. It was a wonderful event and everyone shared their experiences of the day and got to know each other a little bit better.
Here are some pictures from the event. We will add images to the gallery as we receive them.
We had a terrific 21st Antique and Collectible Sale, this past Sunday. Check out some photos! The Annual Antique Show was a success thanks to Kristine Dillon for doing the master planning of this event and to all our great volunteers, bakers and all board members, all our vendors and over 360 people coming out […]
Have Cake and win in the Raffle! It’s fund-raising time again, check out the great prizes below and buy tickets on Sunday. Event details can be found here! Tickets are $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00 — You do NOT have to be present to win! $120 “Dinner Party for 6” Under the Ginko Tree, […]
Come out and attend the 21st Annual Antique and Collectible Sale on Sunday, April 10th, 2011. 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Pavek Recreation Center 6501 31st Street, Berwyn (Between East Ave. and Gunderson) View Larger Map Admission is still only $2.00. (All proceeds to benefit the Berwyn Historical Society, NFP) If you’re not a fan […]
Read the article in the Chicago Tribune! What is the Historic Chicago Bungalow and Green Home Expo? The Historic Chicago Bungalow and Green Home Expo is Chicago’s largest and most popular home restoration, preservation and energy-efficient renovation expo. Created in 2002 as the Historic Chicago Bungalow Expo and expanded in 2006 to include green home […]
As part of the Berwyn Historical Society’s Annual Meeting, Sunday Nov 7th, Scott Lennon of the BDC openend the doors to the Berwyn National Bank for one hour to members and guests of the BHS. Here are the first images by Rod Piechowski. More to follow soon from Matt Schademann!
A rededication and a patriotic ceremony at the site of Berwyn’s World War 1 memorial took place on Nov. 6 and Nov. 10. The memorial is located at the intersection of Ogden Avenue, 34th Street and Ridgeland Avenue. The names of the WW I veterans were read, and wreaths were placed at the monument. Download […]