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This picture shows people building the station for the Skokie Valley route of the Chicago North Shore and Milwaukee Railroad in 1925. Farm buildings and an orchard are seen in the background. The 770 Skokie Boulevard development is now on this land. Photo Submitted
This shows the building of the Public Service Headquarters at 1000 Skokie. View is looking toward the east and Skokie Lagoons. An automobile traveling north on Skokie Boulevard is seen beyond the building foundation.
Judy Hughes, Northbrook Historical Society
Judy Hughes, Northbrook Historical Society
10:01 am CST November 24, 2015
Prior to the construction of Edens Expressway, Skokie Boulevard served as one of this area’s major north-south highways.