Chicago Landmarks

Jackson Park Highlands District

Streetscape, photo by CCL, 1986     Address: 6700-7100 blocks of South Bennett, Constance, Cregier and Euclid; 1800-2000 blocks of West 68th, 69th and 70th streets
Year Built: 1905
Architect: Various
Date Designated a Chicago Landmark: October 25, 1989

Holabird & Roche designed residence, photo by CCL, 1986 This district was laid out in 1905 with such then-innovative features as large front yard setbacks, 50-foot lot widths, underground utilities, and no alleys. The area takes its name from a ridge that formerly overlooked Jackson Park. Architectural styles represented in the district include American Four Square, Classical Revival, Queen Anne, Dutch Colonial, Colonial Revival, Tudor, and Prairie School.