Forgotten Chicagoans: Bernhard Schuenemann
Atop the building at 1400 W. Chestnut Street in Noble Square reads B. SCHUENEMAN. Bernhard Schuenemann (misspelled on the building with one N) was born September 17, 1826 in what was once known as the province of Westphalia in Prussia. By the mid-1850s, he had moved to the US with his wife Maria Katharina. Between... Read more »