Richard Bellinger Cottage

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2121 N. Hudson Ave., Chicago IL 60614

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Built in 1869 by William Boyington, the same architect who designed the Historic Water Tower, this house survived the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 and has become a legendary landmark. The house was saved when Bellinger allegedly soaked the roof with cider.

PLEASE NOTE: This is a private residence.

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