Know your 'hood: May 2007 Archives

Who is Cornell Drive in Hyde Park named after?

The first person to post the correct answer here wins a Sun-Times T-shirt.

Last week's winner was Elaine Soloway. She knew improv comedy was created by the Compass Players at a bar in Hyde Park.

Improv Comedy was born in Chicago. But in what neighborhood did the comedy of Second City get its start?

The first person to post the correct answer at blogs.suntimes.com/neighborhoods wins a Sun-Times T-shirt.

Who was the developer responsible for establishing what is now the Edgewater neighborhood? Be the first to post the correct answer at blogs.suntimes.com/neighborhoods and you win a Sun-Times T-shirt.

Last week's winner Laura Sanchez knew the original name of Irving Park Boulevard -- Graceland Avenue.

The first person to post the correct answer wins a Sun-Times T-shirt.

What was the original name of Irving Park Boulevard?


Here's a hint: A famous Chicago cemetery where railroad mogule George Pullman is buried has the same name.

Mark Konkol

Mark Konkol covers city neighborhoods for the Chicago Sun-Times. You can e-mail him or call (312) 321-2146.

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