Re: Joseph Bastian EIR
- Josef (G) József (H) Joseph Bastian, age 29, German, married,
emigrated to U.S. on June 13, 1914.
WW I began in Europe on July 28, 1914.
Joseph was born in Temesvár, Hungary.
He went to brother-in-law Leopold Potztata at 1713 Dayton Street,
Chicago IL which is located near Clybourn Ave. and North Ave.
I lived in Chicago in the mid-1960's.
Lincoln Park encompasses the area from Diversey Avenue south to North
Avenue and from Lake Michigan west to Clybourn.
Settled by German immigrants in the 1850s, Lincoln Park is one of
Chicago's oldest neighborhoods and for many years was home to
German, Irish, Bohemian and Italian workers. After the devastating
Great Chicago Fire of 1871, however, a building boom sparked the
creation of numerous Victorian townhouses and greystones and
changed Lincoln Park into a more upscale address.
Sixty percent of Lincoln Park's current homes were built between 1880
and 1904, many sporting designs from then-popular architectural
Today (88 years later), Lincoln Park is one of the Windy City's