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Historical Images of Franklin Park

These images are posted courtesy of the Franklin Park Public Library. Visit the Franklin Park Public Library at 10311 Grand Avenue in Franklin Park to access additional local history materials. The local history collection includes oral histories, newspapers, biographical information on early settlers, additional photographs and maps.Visit the Franklin Park Public Library's Local History webpage for more information.

Franklin Park Public Library Historical Photograph Collections

Franklin Park History
Franklin Park Streets
Franklin Park Postcards
Franklin Park Jubilees
Franklin Park Glass Plate Negatives

Village History

The Paul Laws and Bart Halleman Franklin Park Postcard Collection

Courtesy of Paul Laws and Bart Halleman, local historians

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The Paul Laws and Bart Halleman Franklin Park Postcard Collection

Courtesy of Paul Laws and Bart Halleman, local historians

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The Franklin Park Public Library Historic Photograph Collection

Courtesy of the Franklin Park Public Library

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Grand Avenue looking west from Rose Street

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Rupp's Buffet located at 9660 Franklin Avenue in the early 1900s

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Franklin Avenue and Edgington Street were the first paved streets in Franklin Park

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Franklin Avenue looking west from Pearl Street

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The Franklin Park Hotel, built by Lesser Franklin in the 1890s, on the southwest corner of Rose Street and Minneapolis Street

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Rose and Minneapolis Streets with the Franklin Park hotel on the southwest corner

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The Franklin Park bank located at 9700 Franklin Avenue

 
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