History of Tri-Taylor Name

1977
Tri-Taylor Conservation Association was created (earliest mention of the name Tri-Taylor I could find)

1979
The Landmarks Preservation Council of Illinois (LPCI) Fund started being utilized in a conservation project in the Tri-Taylor neighborhood

1983
Tri-Taylor accepted into the National Register of Historic Places and is roughly bounded by Harrison Street, Oakley Boulevard, Polk Street, Bowler Avenue, Leavitt Street, Grenshaw Street, and Claremont Avenue

1987
Tribune article mentions the neighborhood as the “recently dubbed ‘Tri-Taylor’ area”

1989
Sun-Times article writes of the Tri-Taylor West neighborhood as an area west of the Tri-Taylor Historical District

1997
Sun-Times article writes “boosters believe the tide of housing growth in the Taylor  Street area soon will leap to the west side of Western Avenue, filling in the largely vacant area called West Tri-Taylor

 

*Please contact me if you feel you have information you can add or change in my timeline. I am open to any discussion on the history of Tri-Taylor. Also, I would LOVE to see old pictures of the neighborhood.