Chicago Landmarks

Arlington & Roslyn Place District

North side of Arlington, photo by Bob Thall     Address: 400-blocks of Arlington and Roslyn, between Clark and Lakeview
Year Built: 1894 - 1910
Architect: Various
Date Designated a Chicago Landmark: November 15, 1989

Detail 426 W. Arlington Place, photo by Bob Thall These two blocks, which feature uniform heights and building setbacks, exemplify the type of low-scale, high-density residential development that occurred near the city's fashionable lakefront in the late-19th century.

Most of the district's 47 buildings were constructed between 1894 and 1910. They feature examples of various architectural styles from the period, including the Gothic Revival, Queen Anne, and Richardsonian Romanesque. The Theurer-Wrigley House, a designated Chicago Landmark, is located at the eastern end of the district.