Posts tagged "West Loop"

Ghost Signs: Clifford Peterson Tool Company

Ghost Signs: Clifford Peterson Tool Company
On the north side of the building at 123 N. Jefferson Street in Chicago’s West Loop, you will see partially deteriorated signs for a local tool company that went out of business in the 1970s. The Clifford Peterson Tool Company opened nearly 100 years ago… not in this building, but across the street at 606... Read more »

Forgotten Merchants: Weil Brothers

Forgotten Merchants: Weil Brothers
The building at 647 W. Lake Street in the Loop, built in 1899, is currently an office building, but it was once the home of plumbing supply manufacturer the Weil Brothers. The company was founded as a hardware supplier in 1881 by Isador and Benjamin Weil. They were originally located at what used to be... Read more »
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