By Patrick Erwin, editor-in-chief
The Chicago History Museum has compiled a list of street names in Chicago, and the history they’re researched about those names.
Some of the Uptown street names include:
Argyle: Named after England’s second Duke of Argyle.
Carmen: Named after the heroine in Georges Bizet’s opera Carmen.
Leland: Named after Cyrus Leland, a member of the Ravenswood Land Company.
Sunnyside: Named after The Sunnyside Hotel, located farther west near Ravenswood/North Center.
Wilson: Named after lawyer John P. Wilson, who was one of Children’s Memorial Hospital’s initial benefactors.
You can see the whole list here.