Lincoln Park West

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Lincoln Park West Soundex Code L524

300 W., from 1900 N. to 2358 N.

Named for Abraham Lincoln (1809 - 1865), the sixteenth president of the United States, who served from 1861 to 1865. He was nominated for the presidency at a Republican-Party convention in the Wigwam, a building located on the southeast corner of what is now Lake Street and Wacker Drive. Lincoln was a resident of Illinois and the first president not to come from one of the original thirteen states.


2100 Block

2150 N. Lincoln Park West, Webster Hotel

2300 Block

2300 N. Lincoln Park West, Belden Stratford Hotel