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Daniel Pogorzelski

Daniel Pogorzelski
Daniel Pogorzelski

Milwaukee Avenue Designated ‘Polish Heritage Corridor,’ Honoring Polish Culture From West Town To Niles

Officials hailed the designation as a way to support Polish culture and businesses across the Northwest Side through tourism and other initiatives.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Next Stop: Polish Triangle. Wicker Park’s Division Street Blue Line Station Could Be Renamed To Honor Area’s Polish Past

A proposal from Ald. Brian Hopkins would rename the station "Division/Polish Triangle." The area was once home to hundreds of Polish businesses and organizations.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

‘Polish Heritage Corridor’ Along Milwaukee Avenue Would Honor Polish Residents, Businesses From West Town To Niles

"Many people refer to Milwaukee Avenue as the Polish Corridor. This puts it into law," a local community organizer said.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Avondale Residents Push To Rename Plaza In Honor Of Neighborhood’s Vanishing Polish Identity

Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa (35th) is backing an ordinance to rename Woodard Plaza as Solidarity Triangle, a nod to the 1980s Polish solidarity movement.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Chicago History Buffs Discover Old City Clerk’s Abandoned Office In Avondale, Full Of Decades Worth Of Political Dirt

"There were no lights, no electricity, just flashlights. It was like, 'Wow, seriously? This entire aldermanic ward office was sitting here intact?' We couldn't believe our eyes."

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale