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Hegewisch - Beacon TowerImage No. 157

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Hegewisch - Beacon Tower

In 1936, Hegewisch resident John Serafin built this radio tower to house a planned local radio station. Serafin was injured during construction, and the project was never completed. The tower stood for a number of years on 133rd and Baltimore Avenue. The land was sold to a funeral parlor next door for a parking lot. The tower was referred to as the "Beacon".

See also: SCH_Streets; SCH_Hegewisch;


Item Data

Title  Hegewisch - Beacon Tower
Description  In 1936, Hegewisch resident John Serafin built this radio tower to house a planned local radio station. Serafin was injured during construction, and the project was never completed. The tower stood for a number of years on 133rd and Baltimore Avenue. The land was sold to a funeral parlor next door for a parking lot. The tower was referred to as the "Beacon".
Subjects  SCH_Streets; SCH_Hegewisch;
Creator 
Date  Unknown; 2007-02-01
Format  Photograph_(all_forms)
Identifier  1925; http://www.pullman-museum.org/cgi-bin/pvm/mainRecordDisplayXML.pl?recordid=10831; 82-2-7a
Rights  The Industrial Heritage Archives provides reproductions of items from its collections for personal or research use. If an image is to be reproduced in any type of publication or on the web, written permission is required and use fees may be assessed.
Collection 

Southeast Chicago Historical Society

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