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West Argyle Street Historic District, United States

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1050-52 W Argyle St
IL 60640

Chicago, United States
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The West Argyle Street Historic District (also known as "Argyle Square", "Asia on Argyle", "Argyleville", "Saigonville", "Nouvelle Indochine", "Little Hanoi", "Argyle Park", or "North Beach") is a historic district in the northern Uptown, a commercial district of Chicago, Illinois. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on June 3, 2010. The community covers an area of about 41 acres (0.17 km2); its rough boundaries are N. Glenwood Ave to the west, Winona Street to the north, Sheridan Road to the east, and Ainslie Street to the south. It was home to the Essenay Studios in the 1920s founded by Charlie Chaplain, a producer of silent movies before relocating to Southern California in Hollywood. Essenay Studios now is home to St. Augustine College.


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West Argyle Street Historic District

Address: 1050-52 W Argyle St, Chicago, IL 60640, USA