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6800 South Archer Road Bedford Park

6800 South Archer Road Bedford Park
6800 South Archer Road Bedford Park

Estimated Construction Date: 1950-1959

Primary Materials: Brick

Secondary Materials: Stone

Historic Use: Old Chicago and Joliet Railway Car Barn

Current Use: The Landmark/Marlene's Catering
(at time of survey)

Building Classification: Building

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General Notes:

Originally Old Chicago and Joliet Railway Car Barn; A dime a dance Club in the 1950s; has gone through various modifications- current exterior is mid century; building has been cut in half from original footprint; drive through relates to the large overhanging porte cochere; has parking lot.

Roof Form: Gable

Sign Type: Freestanding

Sign Materials: Plastic

Surveyors: Erin Gibbs, Keith Goad, Kelly Humrichouser

Survey Date: 11/3/2014

Noteworthy Classification Features:

Large overhanging porte cochere at entrance; large stone irregular coursing cladding treatment; indow’s covered with stucco treatments; building cut in half from original footprint; faux stylized roofline (looks like alamo).

Noteworthy Site Features:

Drive Thru

Major Alterations:

Cladding

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