River Forest, Ill.


U.S.G.S. topographic map of River Forest, Illinois.

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This detailed map of River Forest, Illinois, and the surrounding area provides a fascinating snapshot of the suburb about 10 miles west of Chicago near the end of the 1920s. Buildings are individually outlined, roads are shown according to their surface composition (further info lower right), and geographic information is transmitted via pictorial elements and contoured topography.

Locations of interest within the image include Rosary College, Chicago State Hospital, several country clubs, and large railyards.

The map was originally published in 1928 by the United States Geological Survey under the authority of topographic engineer O.H. Nelson.

Map Details

Publication Date: 1928

Author: United States Geological Survey

Sheet Width (in): 20.25

Sheet Height (in): 25.75

Condition: A-

Condition Description: Toned around the outer edges, consistent with age, and faint creasing in the corners. Very good overall.


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