Ghost Signs: Howaniec Furniture Co.
On the west side of the building at 1551-53 W. Chicago Avenue in West Town reads “Howaniec Furniture Co.” The company began as E. Howaniec Furniture Co. in 1947, but the “E” was soon dropped. Edward Howaniec, who founded the business, was born March 11, 1914 and died September 22, 1973. The business was run by his... Read more »