• 428-436 S 5th St

    Hunter, Henry H

    This photograph shows a large brick building, a series of town houses, on S 5th St. A larger brick building looms behind it. Rec. No. 2445 / Mar 24 1936 / 428-36 S 5th St / Fire Prevention Bureau, Mil…

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  • 1822A S 5th St

    Hunter, Henry H

    This photograph shows a small wooden cottage on S 5th St. The building appears to be sinking into the ground at left. A wooden walkway borders the building. Rec. No. 1887 / Jun 27 1933 / 1822a So. 5th…

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  • 817 S 5th St

    Miller, Robert L

    This photograph shows a small brick building on S 5th St. At the time the photo was taken, it was home to the La Arcibeñya Record Shop. Re: South Side blight series around 5th and National / Apr 19 19…

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  • 401-407 S 5th St

    This photograph shows a double brick building on S 5th St. It appears shabby looking. The windows have been boarded up. 401-3-5-7 S 5th St / Rec. No. 150-1 / Sep 17 1947 / 401-3-5-7 S 5th St / Remarks…

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  • St. Stephan's Evangelical Lutheran School

    Schmidt, Clarence P

    The school and church are visible. A few children are playing on the grounds. The school is composed of brick. The congregation of St Stephan's Church founded the school in 1865. The building is in th…

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  • 1654 S 5th St, close up

    Hunter, Henry H

    This photograph shows a close up of the clapboard building at 1654 S 5th St. The house sits on a raised wooden foundation, with a steps leaning up a covered entryway or lean-to. Wooden planks form a w…

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  • S 5th St and Virginia

    This photograph shows the intersection of S 5th St and W Virginia St. There is a small white garage with "Mobilubrication" written on the side, and a small parking lot. Larger brick buildings can be s…

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  • 401-407 S 5th St

    When this photograph was taken, these buildings had been vacant for more than a decade. The large brick building is in a state of disrepair, with boarded windows, sagging porches, and an overgrown lot…

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  • 1654 S 5th St

    Hunter, Henry H

    This photograph shows the back yard at 1654 S 5th St. A cement wall separates the lot with the brick building (at left) from the clapboard structure (at right). A birdhouse made to look like a church…

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  • 100th Anniversary celebration of building housing Second Chance

    People standing in front and in doorway of building. Large sheet cake on table with balloons at foot. Display windows with furniture and clothing. Hanging plants around doorway. Second Chance. 830 S.…

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  • 816-818 S 5th St

    Hunter, Henry H

    This photograph shows a wooden building on S 5th St. The boards at the base of one of the walls have rotted away. The remaining boards are weathered and warped. Rec. No. 2053 / Jan 17 1934 / 816-18 So…

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  • 1551 S 5th St

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows a brick home on S 5th St. The houses in this area sit on a hill that slopes down towards the street. Skrudland April 59 Chicago 35 / Streets - 5th / 1551 S 5th St, formerly 577 G…

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  • 1034-1036 S 5th St

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows a small clapboard house next door to Osten's AG Food Market on S 5th St. The house is surrounded by a white picket fence. Houses - Address 1032A S 5th St / Have negativ / Wudtke…

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  • Businesses at S 5th, between Pierce and Bruce

    Miller, Robert L

    This photograph shows a row of restaurants and drinking establishments on S 5th St, between W Pierce St and W Bruce St. At 639 S 5th St is Hernandez Mexican Food. To the right is the J. Razzo Club Jal…

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  • 527-29 S 5th St

    Hunter, Henry H

    This photograph shows a clapboard building on S 5th St. There are empty display windows at ground level, and the upper level appears to be living space. Curtains hang in those windows, meaning it is l…

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  • 1654 S 5th St, side view

    Hunter, Henry H

    This photograph shows a side view of a clapboard building on S 5th St. The shingled roof is in poor condition, with several of the shingles missing. Rec. No. 2533 / Jan 22 1937 / 1654 So 5th St / Fire…

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  • 1664 S 5th St

    Hunter, Henry H

    This photograph shows a decrepit wooden building on S 5th St. The walls are bulging out, and shingles are missing in large patches. Rec. No. 1712 / Oct 21 1932 / 1664 So. 5th St / Fire Prevention Bure…

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  • Cisco Printing Co.

    A light brick building with the storefront of Cisco Printing Co. advertising wedding invitations and 24 hour service. A person is in the telephone booth at right. Cisco Printing Co. 713 S 5th St

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  • 405 S 5th St

    Hunter, Henry H

    This photograph shows a double, brick apartment building on S 5th St. Vacant since 1931, the building would remain that way until it was razed twenty years later. Rec. No. 2790 / Sep. 12 1939 / 405 So…

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  • Martinez Grocery

    This photograph shows a row of buildings on S 5th St. At left is Martinez Grocery, which has a sign advertising Coca-Cola hanging over the entrance. To the right is an abandoned-looking building with…

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