These pages were designed to give you info about Chicago streets, to help you find your Chicago relatives in other sources. This site contains the largest list of Chicago streets and street name changes in the world.
Search for Chicago Street Names and Name Changes here.†
To convert a pre-1909 street address to a current number, use the Chicago Historical Society files.
1911 Conversion covers the heart of the Loop, which resisted the number changes a little longer.
Chicago Street Guide, American Map Corporation, 1999
Chicago Genealogist, Summer 1988, pg 125
Chicago Historical Society Street Lists
The Daily News Street Guide To Chicago, 1909
Donnelley Directory Chicago Zip Code and Street Guide
Harold Washington Library Chicago Street Index Card File (4 volumes)
Hayner, Don and George A. Lane with Tom McNamee, Streetwise Chicago: A History of Chicago Street Names, pg 149
Illinois Health Institute Chicago Street Guide, 1942
IRAD Chicago Street Lists (4 volumes)
Kirkís Map of Chicago, 1937
Lakeside Directory, 1875
1874-1875 Lakeside Chicago City Directory, quoted in Chicago Genealogist Summer 1988
Newberry Library Chicago Street Lists
Rand McNally Street Guide and Transportation Directory of Chicago, 1950
Turnerís Enhanced Chicagoland Street Guide, 2002
Index of the minutes of the Chicago City Council, ordinance passed Jan 14 1895.
Index of the minutes of the Chicago City Council, ordinance passed 4/14/1913, as amended
Index on the minutes of the Chicago City Council, 1936, ordinance passed
Steins, Marion B. and Helen Sclair, Chicago Street Numbering System , Chicago Genealogical Society, Summer 1997, volume XXIX #3 page 119
Tillotsonís Pocket Map and Street Guide of Chicago and Suburbs, 1913
Tillotsonís Pocket Map and Street Guide of Chicago and Suburbs, 1906
Tillotsonís Pocket Map and Street Guide of Chicago and Suburbs, 1900
Maps of Chicago from 1837, 1855, 1873, 1875, 1886, 1892, 1943, current