Virginia Avenue

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Virginia Avenue Soundex Code V625

2632 W. at 4500 N. to 3116 W. at 5964 N. This street is in West Ridge - ONLY

The City Council passed a lengthy ordinance January 14, 1895, rationalizing the street naming system. Virginia Avenue did not exist at this time, so no Virginia Avenue addresses need conversion.

This street is NOT listed in the 1895, 1897, 1898, 1901, 1902 Chicago Blue Book

Named for Mary Virginia Dunham, the daughter of John Dunham (1817-1893), a Chicago grocer, real estate developer, and banker. He founded the Merchants Loan and Trust Company.


5600 Block

5652 N. Virginia Avenue