West Town

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This community area includes all or part of the following neighborhoods: Wicker Park, West Town, Ukrainian Village, Smith Park, Noble Square, East Village, East Ukrainian Village 

Coorens, Elaine A. Wicker Park from 1673 through 1929.
Chicago: Old Wicker Park Committee, 2003.
Call # F548.68.W52 C66 2003.

Essig, Steve. “West Town” in The Electronic Encyclopedia of Chicago.

Lloyd, Richard D. Neo-Bohemia: Art and Commerce in the Post-Industrial City.
New York: Routledge, 2006.
Call No. HQ2044.U6 L56 2006.

Marciniak, Steve. Reviving an Inner City Community : The Drama of Urban Change in East Humboldt Park in Chicago.
Chicago: Loyola University, 1977.
Call #HN80 C5 M37.
Despite the title, this report concerns the West Town community area.

West Town Community Collection. Online finding aid to manuscript collection at the Chicago Public Library.

Images of the people and places in this neighborhood from the CARLI digital collections.