Exterior Views of the Park Forest House Museum

Exterior Views of 141 Forest Blvd:

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141 Forest. Front door, facing Fir Street. 141 Forest from across the street. Central Park Apartment's sign is now in our front yard.


The back door at 141 Forest Blvd in the winter. The kitchen door, opens out onto the parking court. Although the rentals were built with large green parkways out the front doors, most socializing happened in the back yards and on the stoops.

All images photographed and copyrighted by Jane Nicoll.


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The mission of the Park Forest Historical Society is to preserve, interpret and celebrate the unique history, diversity and achievements of the Village of Park Forest, Illinois through exhibits, publications and special programs;To educate residents, students and visitors in all aspects of village history;To encourage donations and enlist volunteers for the Park Forest Local History Collection and Archive and the 1950s Park Forest House Museum;To honor those who have, over a long period of time, contributed to the Village of Park Forest.

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