Lathrop Homes

Street Address: 
Diversey Parkway and the River
Chicago, IL

Lathrop Homes

Diversey Parkway and the River

Project: Lathrop Homes

Year Built: 1938

Year Closed: Proposed Demolition in July 2006.

Architect: Robert S. De Golyer

Historical Resources:

Aerial View of Lathrop Homes. 1937 photograph reproduced in the Electronic Encyclopedia of Chicago.

“Julia C. Lathrop U.S. Housing Project to Have 975 Family Units.” Chicago Daily Tribune, May 3, 1936, pg 26. Retrieved September 9, 2008 from ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

“Lathrop Homes.” Landmarks Illinois. Retrieved September 9, 2008.

"What Happens to Lathrop Homes?" Chicago Public Radio segment broadcast May 18, 2006.




1938 - 2006

Structure Type

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