CPL – Bezazian Branch

CPL - Bezazian Branch - 1226 W. Ainslie St. Serving Uptown and Edgewater, the Bezazian Branch of the Chicago Public Library​ opened at 1226 W. Ainslie Street on January 26, 1957. It features a display of photos of the neighborhood in the 1970s, as well as a mural painted by local children. Our favorite feature,... Continue Reading →

Great local Chicago history from Arcadia Publishing/The History Press

Anyone else love the local history books put out by Arcadia Publishing & The History Press? Whenever I move somewhere new I like to dive into these in order to feel more connected to my new surroundings. With my recently acquired Chicago Public Library card I was able to easily request titles on Rogers Park,... Continue Reading →

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