RE: [Czechlist] Czech California in Chicago??
I googled a bit and found this
OTHER CZECH CHICAGO SITES
Location between Rockwell Ave. and Trumbull along 26th St.
on that site
The Czechs first settled in the area of Pilsen, but were able to become
wealthier and move to a higher-class neighborhood known as Czech California,
located in South Lawndale. Many of the trades of the immigrants included
carpentry, or construction, so many of the structures of Czech California
were large and impressive compared to other housing in the Chicago area
on that site:
From: Michael Grant [mailto:transman@...]
Sent: Friday, May 09, 2003 7:01 PM
Subject: [Czechlist] Czech California in Chicago??
I've been asked to translate an obituary of a Czech-American physician who
died in Chicago in 1931. The obit contains the sentence "Pozdeji presidlil
do Ceske Kalifornie, kde se zakoupil na Central Park ave., blize 24. ul."
Has anyone heard of such a place? Seems to have been in Chicago, nikoliv v
There's no such thing as legacies. At least, there is a legacy, but I'll
never see it."
- George W. Bush, Jan. 31, 2001
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