Dimmitt’s Grove History Project Update

The Dimmitt’s Grove History Project is a graduate-led local history survey of our neighborhood led by resident Noah Tang. The goal of the project is to chronicle the storied history of Dimmitt’s Grove, mostly through detailing the ownership and occupancy of all buildings throughout the past 150+ years. If you are interested in volunteering for the project, please email Noah at nctang@ilstu.edu

As a part of the project, Noah has compiled old Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps from 1901, 1907, and 1953 to aide in the reimagining the neighborhood of the past. Below is the 1907 Sanborn Map. If you would like to see a larger file or copy of the map, email Noah or come to an event! We have a large paper copy map as well!

1907 map of the neighborhood.

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