Lake View (Chicago), Cook Co., Illinois


Settlement of the Lake View neighborhood of Chicago began following the great Chicago Fire of 1871.  Volga German families began settling in this neighborhood, especially following the 1922 Railroad Strike.

Volga German Families: 

The following families are known to have lived in the Lake View neighborhood:

Abt from Brabander

Volga Colonies: 

Map showing the location of the Lake View neighborhood among other Chicago neighborhoods.
Source: Lake View, Chicago (wikipedia)

Volga Colonies