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Market Square – Lake Forest, IL

Part IV – DAR Plaque Recognizing First Shopping Center Status Market Square “A thing of beauty is a joy for ever: Its loveliness increases; it will never Pass into nothingness.” John Keats, English poet  (1795 – 1821) Endymion (1818) As you … Continue reading

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Market Square – Lake Forest, IL

Part III – Market Square Fountain and Statue “Architecture in general is frozen music.” Friedrich von Schelling, German philosopher  (1775 – 1854)  Philosophie der Kunst (1809) Splashing water in Market Square’s fountain attracts passersby to dip a hand into the … Continue reading

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Market Square – Lake Forest, IL

“The reward of a thing well done, is to have done it.” Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nominalist and Realist, in Essays: Second Series, 1844 724 N. Western Ave., Lake Forest, IL 60045 PART I Many guidebooks would identify this place as … Continue reading

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