Welcome to CornerSpotter, Curbed's regular game in which you, fair readers, consult archival streetscape photos or postcard illustrations to identify the building(s) and/or location presented. Time to tap that reservoir of urban minutiae and flaunt it before your fellow readers. Fire away in the comments, and we'll reveal the correct identity and backstory tomorrow.
Most cornerspotter segments deal with extinct structures on radically evolved streetscapes. That's not by design, it just works out better for us most of the time. In this case, the above residential building—immortalized in postcard—is still standing proud near the edge of Graceland Cemetery. We're sure the context has changed somewhat from what looks like a 1920s setting, but this immediate stretch hasn't seen intensive development in the century since. It's a leafy area, with lots of small apartment buildings and a nearby church. And the side streets boast some large and luxurious single-family homes. Operating today as a condo property, give us the goods if you can.
·Cornerspotter [Curbed Chicago]