Brick Cottage Details

Photo Tom Vlodek

Chicago Workers Cottage Initiative Publications

ID Guide

Field Guide for Identifying Chicago Workers Cottages

Pocket guide to bring along on a neighborhood walk

ID Guide

The Workers Cottage: A Neighborhood Classic

An introduction to workers cottages for prospective home buyers

Historic Preservation Organizations

Preservation Chicago - Focussing on Chicago history in all neighborhoods

Landmarks Illinois - Statewide historic preservation group

Chicago Bungalow Association - tips and resources for improving historic homes of all types

House History Research

Chicago Ancestors - list of historic resources and map of local history

Family Search Wiki - go-to resource for locating Chicago-specific historical info

Workers Cottage Background Info

This Popular House Style in Chicago Is Going Extinct - Bob Vila

Chicago Building Types: Worker Cottage - Moss Architecture

From Cottage to Bungalow: Houses and the Working Class in Metropolitan Chicago, 1869-1929, by Joseph C. Bigott