Chicago's Little Village

Chicago's Little Village

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Little Village has been known by several names over the past 135 years, but its rich culture and history have never been forgotten. Situated on Chicago's southwest side, Little Village has gone from real estate promoters Millard and Decker's affluent qsuburbq Lawndale to one of the largest Bohemian enclaves in the United States. This vibrant neighborhood is known today as the largest Mexican community in the state of Illinois. Little Village has almost always been a working-class immigrant neighborhood filled with hardworking men and woman who want their piece of the American dream. From residents such as the martyred world's fair mayor Anton Cermak to the typical immigrant family next door, these strong-willed people have made their mark on Chicago and the rest of the New World.Andrew Dolejs and Sons Real Estate was very successful in buying and selling real estate as well as the property- management business. Richard, in particular, was an outspoken community leader who dedicated decades to the betterment of anbsp;...

Title:Chicago's Little Village
Author:Frank S. Magallon
Publisher:Arcadia Publishing - 2010


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