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With a patinated onion dome, washed-out red exterior and hand-painted lettering from the Philadelphia Missionary Baptist Church, the faded mansion at 3329 West Washington Boulevard in Garfield Park exudes mystery. Chicago Patterns tells the history of this eccentric building, once home to a co-founder of Schwinn Bicycle Company, as well as current struggles to renovate. [Chicago Patterns]