May 6, 2019
Gail Borden Public Library, Elgin Room
270 N. Grove Avenue
Elgin, IL 60120-5570
Ornamental Concrete Block in Residential Architecture
Monday, May 6, 2019
Ornamental concrete block was one of a number of building materials, including asphalt, linoleum and ceramic tiles that came into use in residential architecture in the post-Victorian era. 197 buildings in Elgin are faced with ornamental concrete block. Register online at gailborden.info/register, call 847-429-4597 or visit in person at the Registration Desk in the lobby.