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LOCATING ADDRESSES in WARDS and EDs
THE DIRECTIONAL COORDINATE METHOD
of Locating Wards and EDs
A method of finding the Chicago Ward or
Enumeration District for a
Based on the Chicago Grid Mapping System, this
method is quick,
easy, and does not require a present day map or the
reading of ward and
enumeration district descriptions.
"Turner's Best Chicagoland Street Guide"
mighty little book that provides directional coordinates for
Chicago Streets. Necessary tool when using the Directional
method of locating EDs and Wards for 1910-1930 censuses.
This book can
be found in Chicago area bookstores (map department) or
on the web.
POINTers in Person
Chicago - North Chicago Street Name Changes
Dan Niemiec has created an excellent website for dealing with Chicago street
name changes and those Chicago
streets that no longer exist. This site
supplements "Turner's Best Chicagoland Street Guide"
as an essential tool
when using the Directional Coordinate Method of
locating Wards and