Image ID
DN-0056708
Headline
Intersection known as Death Corner
Date Depicted
March 15, 1911
Date Created
circa March 15, 1911
Creator
Chicago Daily News, Inc.
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
glass negatives
Copyright Notice
No known copyright restrictions.
Credit Line
DN-0056708, Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Inventory Number
1960.784
Storage Location
Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Acquisition Source
Gift of Field Enterprises, Inc.
Max Pixels - Height
4776
Max Pixels - Width
5823
KEYWORDS
Chicago (Ill.)
architecture
buildings
built environment
1960.784
murders
Chicago Daily News, Inc.
DN-0056708.tif
glass negatives
crime and criminals
homicides
Death corner
Milton Avenue
Oak Street
Organized crime
Illinois
Chicago
1910-1919
Cleveland Avenue (Chicago, Ill.)
Oak Street (Chicago, Ill.)
Near North Side (Chicago, Ill.)
Exterior views
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
DN-0056708
intersection known as death corner

View of intersection known as Death Corner, the site of several murders, at Milton Avenue (later North Cleveland Avenue) and West Oak Street in the Near North Side community area of Chicago, Illinois, circa March 15, 1911. This corner was the site of Black Hand, or gang related, murders.

View of intersection known as Death Corner, the site of several murders, at Milton Avenue (later North Cleveland Avenue) and West Oak Street in the Near North Side community area of Chicago, Illinois, circa March 15, 1911. This corner was the site of Black Hand, or gang related, murders.

USA

4/11/2007