Monday, February 18, 2019

Housing Shortage Strikes Home in DeKalb in 1943


From the October31, 2018, MidWeek  (DeKalb County, Illinois)  "Looking Back."

1943, 75Years Ago.

"Work has been started on the old C.J.F. Carlson store building on Lewis  street, which will be converted into living apartments, it is announced.   Guldbeck and Eckstrom purchased the building some time ago, and have been planning the remodeling operations for some weeks, but were delayed.

"With the acute housing shortage that exists in the community at this time, the additional apartments available on Lewis street will help alleviated the condition to some extent."

--GreGen

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