by Hank Morris Confusion existed (and apparently still exists) about the location of the western boundary of Rogers Park. The original plat marked the boundary line at Ridge Avenue. And, Ridge Avenue was the western boundary on Monday, April 29, 1878, when the Village of Rogers Park was chartered by the State of Illinois. Note, […]

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The Rogers Park/West Ridge Historical Society’s 28th Annual House Tour will feature the Peterson Woods neighborhood in the far southwest corner of West Ridge for the very first time. Peterson Woods, called “one of Chicago’s best kept secrets,” is bordered on the west by lovely Legion Park, a recreational “green belt” between Bryn Mawr and […]

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