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November 1, 2017

1743 W. 17th St.

A summer day in the late 1930’s. My grandmother, aunts, uncle and grandfather enjoying an ice cream while my mother, Sop

November 1, 2017

1743 W. 17th St.

My grandfather with my cousin. This photo more clearly shows the detail work on the front door trim. Probably 1944. Photo by S

November 1, 2017

1743 W. 17th St.

As with many homes of the time, there was a frame “cottage” at the rear of the house. In addition to the apartment

November 1, 2017

1743 W. 17th St.

Another view of the “cottage” at the rear of 1743. My grandfather, Jan Pastorek. In the early 1950’s it was

November 1, 2017

North view from 1743

This photo was taken by my mother, Sophie Pastorek Minarik from the second floor flat at 1743. This view faces north. Beyond t

November 1, 2017

2016 view of empty lot across from 1743

In April of 2016, I had the opportunity to attend a fund-raiser for St. Adalbert Church. Took a quick walk up the block to see

November 1, 2017

Backyard 1743 W 17th Street

The only photo of the rear of 1743 W 17th Street after the frame cottage was dismantled. Basement door, first floor window, st

November 1, 2017

Street Scene/St. Vitus

My grandmother, right, Celia Moniak Pastorek on wedding day of her daughter, Emily Pastorek Richliew. This was probably taken

November 1, 2017

East view 17th Street

My Cousin, Margery Solkowski Machota, in 1952 on her first communion, and me. The view is one that I always associate with 17t

November 1, 2017

Kitchen 1743

Cecilia Pastorek’s 80th Birthday, May, 1970, in the kitchen, the gathering spot of my grandmother’s flat. My aunt,

November 1, 2017

Kitchen 1743

This photo was taken on my grandmother’s 90th birthday, May, 1980, The kitchen stove was a treasure. It was a combinatio

November 1, 2017

1743 W. 17th St., 2016

This is a photo taken by Diane Minarik, April 2016. 1743 is boarded and abandoned. Years of paint on the brick had been remove