Irving Park

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This community area includes all or part of the following neighborhoods: Villa, Villa South, Old Irving Park, Kilbourn Park, Irving Park

North Mayfair Improvement Association, North Mayfair, U.S.A. (Vols. 1 and 2).
Chicago: North Mayfair Improvement Association, 1998.
Call No. F548.68.N67 N6.

North Mayfair Improvement Association. A Historical Account of North Mayfair.
Chicago: North Mayfair Improvement Association, 1976.
Call No. F548.68.N67 H5.

Perry, Marilyn Elizabeth. “Irving Park” in The Electronic Encyclopedia of Chicago.

Posadas, Barabara M. "A Home in the Country: Suburbanization in Jefferson Township, 1870-1889."
Chicago History Vol. 7, No. 3 (1978): 139-49.
Call No. Local History Ref F548.1.C465 (2nd floor open shelf).

Posadas, Barbara M. "Suburb into Neighborhood: The Transformation of Urban Identity on Chicago's Periphery- Irving Park as a Case Study, 1870-1910."
Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society 1983 76(3): 162-176.
Call No. F896.444.

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