Lawrence Avenue

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Lawrence Avenue Soundex Code L652

4800 N. from 748 W. to 9100 W.

Named for Bradford A. Lawrence who was a friend of Lazarus Silverman (1830-1909). Silverman was a banker and subdivider. While the two were walking along together in Silverman's new Montrose Subdivision, Silverman apparently said, "Let's call this Lawrence Avenue."


2100 Block

2118 W. Lawrence Avenue, Schlerf Funeral Home