Sam and George's 3000 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL60657-4208 Sam and George's is a local restaurant serving American cuisine. Its menu features items such as Omelets, Pancakes,…More French Toast, Burgers, sandwiches and more. It is located on North Lincoln Avenue near the Lincoln Tap Room.
The Belmount Lounge 1622 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL60657 The Belmount Lounge is a sport bar featuring happy hour specials, live music, DJs, a jukebox and full bar. It is…More located on W. Belmount Avenue between Ashland Avenue and Lincoln Avenue.
Augusta Clinic 2551 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL60647-2629 At Augusta Clinic doctors and nurses perform general exams and provide treatment for infections and viruses. Many of the…More staff members are bilingual and speak English and Spanish. The clinic was previously located on North Lincoln Avenue.
Wellington Avenue United Church of Christ 615 W Wellington Ave, Chicago, IL60657-5305 Lead by Reverend Dan Dale, the Wellington Avenue United Church of Christ accepts members of all backgrounds regardless…More of age, race and sexual identity. The church was formed from the amalgamation of the Evanston Avenue Congregational Church and the Lincoln Park Congregational Church in the early 20th century. In addition to Sunday worship, it offers a variety of ministries and programs for members of all ages, including youth groups, task forces and committees. The church is located on W. Wellington Avenue between Clark Street and North Broadway, off the Wellington Brown Line stop.
Baskin-Robbins 1755 W Addison St, Chicago, IL60613 Baskin-Robbins is a well-known national chain of ice cream shops. Located on the corner of West Addison Street and North…More Lincoln Avenue, this Baskin-Robbins features 31 different ice cream flavors ranging from standards such as chocolate and vanilla to the slightly out-of-the-ordinary cotton candy and egg nog. This location also features a Dunkin' Donuts.
This small playground is located in the North Center neighborhood.
In 1973, the Chicago Park District began…More creating a small park in the North Center community, at the urging of the Lake View Citizen's Council. Using funds from the Illinois Department of Conservation's Open Space Lands Acquisition Program and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the park district purchased a vacant lot on West Nelson Street.
Within a few years, the park district had improved the property with an asphalt-surfaced playground. Further upgrades came in 1989, with the installation of a tree-edged, soft-surface playground. In 2000, the Ravenswood/Lakeview Historical Society requested that this park be named in honor of William A. Wieboldt (1857-1954), founder of an extensive chain of neighborhood department stores.
One of its flagship stores, located at the corner of Lincoln and Belmont Avenues, stood less than two blocks from the park site. It was in the Lincoln Belmont store that Wieboldt maintained his office for many years. Born near Cuxhaven, Germany, in 1857, Wieboldt came to Chicago at the age of 14. In 1883, Wieboldt and his wife, Anna Louisa Kruger, used $2,600 in savings to open a general store on Indiana Avenue (now Grand Avenue), near Ashland Avenue. This was the first establishment in what would become a 13-store chain covering the entire Chicago area.
Using profits from his successful neighborhood stores, Wieboldt established a philanthropic foundation in 1921. His initial gift of $5 million was a considerable endowment at the time, and Chicago's charitable, civic and educational organizations have reaped the benefits ever since.