Tribune: Maywood Has Big Hopes for Historic Home

The entrance of the vacant Home for Soldiers’ Widows in Maywood is wrapped in tarp and scaffolding. Workers are repairing the steps and front of the dilapidated building on First Avenue between Ohio and Lake streets. Caption: Tribune. (Photo: Chuck Berman, Chicago Tribune) Sunday, January 11, 2015 || Originally Published: Chicago Tribune || 1/6/15 || Stephanie K. Baer Scaffolding covered in white tarp wraps around the entrance … Continue reading Tribune: Maywood Has Big Hopes for Historic Home

“If this property were someone else’s, they would be receiving citations,” Says Maywood Trustee About Village-owned Soldiers’ Widows Home

(A 2012 photo of the Soldiers’ Widows Home by David Shalliol. Below, a photo of the building’s grand porch taken by Chris Payne. Both photos were pulled from the Landmarks Illinois study presented at the August 13, LLOC meeting). Thursday, August 14, 2014 || By Michael Romain  MAYWOOD — At a Legal, License and Ordinance Committee (LLOC) meeting last night, the Village Board considered a … Continue reading “If this property were someone else’s, they would be receiving citations,” Says Maywood Trustee About Village-owned Soldiers’ Widows Home