Today it's the 2nd District Police Department on Wentworth, but the building is new. Can anyone tell me (or recommend sources that might tell me) where the nearest police department was at the turn of the century? Thank you.

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    It looks like at that point it had only been part of the city of Chicago for 9 years. – T.E.D. Oct 23 '17 at 20:10
  • I'd really like to use the "Bloody Maxwell" (the former 7th District Police Station on Maxwell Street) since it has such an interesting history, but Maxwell street is 6 miles away from Kenwood. It seems like Kenwood would have been served by somewhere closer, but I can't figure out what it might have been. – Daniel Bensen Oct 24 '17 at 10:58
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    Well, with a lack of any other info, I'd assume they were previously served by a station somewhere in the middle of Hyde Park Township (most of which is south of Kenwood), and the city probably kept that arrangement going for a while (but reporting to their department). 9 years might be a stretch though. – T.E.D. Oct 24 '17 at 11:06

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