Goethe Street

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Goethe Street Soundex Code G300

1300 N. from 86 E. to 754 W.

Named for Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832), perhaps the greatest of German poets. He was also a novelist, dramatist, and scientist. This part of the North Side was settled by German immigrants in the 1850 and 1860s.