2609 W. Coyle Avenue

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2609 W. Coyle Avenue, George Brown Petty IV

Artist George Brown Petty IV. Petty, famous for his female pin-up drawings known as "Petty Girls" which helped launch Esquire magazine in 1933 and were distributed in magazines and calendars across the nation, worked from a studio in the basement of his bungalow at 2609 W. Coyle Avenue. It was here that he designed his most celebrated work, the poster for the 1933 Chicago World’s Fair.