Rockwell Street

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Rockwell Street Soundex Code R240

2600 W. from 7558 N. to 11458 S. This street is in West Ridge from Howard Street south to Bryn Mawr Avenue - ONLY

The Chicago City Council passed a lengthy ordinance January 14, 1895, rationalizing the street naming system. Because Rockwell Street did not exist at this time, no Rockwell Street addresses need conversions.

Named for John A. Rockwell, a real estate man who in 1871 developed land along both sides of Rockwell Street, one block in either direction, north and south of Madison Street.

Chicago Blue Book

This street NOT listed in the 1895, 1897, 1898, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904 Chicago Blue Book.

West Ridge Addresses

6000 Block

6047 N. Rockwell Street, Christ Church of Chicago

6400 Block

6418 N. Rockwell Street, J.H. Brenstein, 1919.

6500 Block

6550 N. Rockwell Street, the Soil House.

6554 N. Rockwell Avenue is the St. James United Presbyterian Church.

6700 Block

6701 N. Rockwell Street, the Brewer House.

7200 Block

7260 N. Rockwell Street, Frank J. Klein, 1919.