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    • 1950's Television Set

    • Black and white print of a 1950's television set. Television screen surrounded by wooden frame. Wooden shelves below with two doors and open area with music collection. Tile floor. Bookshelf with books and curtains visible on left side of print.
    • Source unknown.
    • circa 1955
    • Sam Hoffman Supervising Bricklayers

    • Black and white print of Sam Hoffman supervising a bricklayer in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development. Bricklayer at left side of print holding level and trowel to spread the mortar. Hoffman watching him work with leg up on ledge. Another worker...
    • Source unknown.
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center, House of Fabrics

    • Black and white print of House of Fabrics store in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Shopping Center. Sign at top of print has ""HOUSE/ OF"" inside the outline of a house and ""FABRICS"" beside it. Overhang over door and front of store. Brick on building...
    • Source unknown.
    • circa 1965
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center, Kwal Paint Store

    • Black and white print of man standing in Kwal Paint Store in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Shopping Center. Man has hand on kwal Interior Latex paint can display. Boxes and other paint cans visible in background. Sign hanging on wall.
    • Source unknown.
    • circa 1965
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center, Plainsman Bar

    • Black and white print of Plainsman Bar on the south side of Aurora's Hoffman Heights Shopping Center. The building has wood siding and an old fashioned wooden door. Four wagon wheels line the front. Two paned windows on either side of door....
    • Source unknown.
    • 1967
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center, Hatch's Book Shoppe

    • Black and white print of Hatch's Book Shoppe in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Shopping Center. Store front pictured with steep sloping roof with wood shingles. Glass windows and a glass door at the front. Shelves of books visible inside. Sign over front...
    • Source unknown.
    • 1967
    • Hoffman Heights Living/Dining Room

    • Black and white print of living/dining room interior from unidentified house in Aurora's Hoffman Heights. Two armless chairs with decorative print upholstery in middle, with low brick wall behind chairs. Brick wall divides two rooms and has plants...
    • Source unknown.
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Interior, Breakfast

    • Black and white print of man and woman sitting at a table in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development. Table with two saucers and coffee cups. Woman at left and man at right side of print, sitting behind table on booth. Three hangings of waiter holding...
    • Source unknown.
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Living Room Interior

    • Black and white print of living room interior of unidentified house in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development. Light colored pull-out couch with doily on back in front of circular patterned drapes. End table with lamp to side of couch. Upholstered...
    • Source unknown.
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Living Room Interior

    • Black and white print of living room interior from unidentified house in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development. Unidentified woman sitting in chair on right side of print and reading a Reader's Digest. Brick fireplace behind woman. Small table with...
    • Source unknown.
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Living/Dining Room Interior

    • Black and white print of living/dining room interior in unidentified house in Hoffman Heights in Aurora. Upholstered arm chair with leaf shaped fabric. Light colored end table with books and magazines and lamp. Light colored cabinets and shelves...
    • Source unknown.
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Boy's Bedroom Interior

    • Black and white print of boy's bedroom from unidentified house in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development. Light colored dresser with three drawers across. Large lamp with sailboats on either side of dresser. Toy cars and planes throughout top of...
    • Source unknown.
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Living Room Interior

    • Black and white print of living room interior from unidentified house in Aurora's Hoffman Heights. Coffee table with wooden legs and glass top. Two armless chairs with floral fabric cushions. End table with lamp, plant, magazines and papers. Two...
    • Source unknown.
    • circa 1955
    • Sam Hoffman with Planners

    • Black and white print of Sam Hoffman standing with planners for the Hoffman Heights Development in Aurora. All three men wearing suit jackets, men on left and right wearing ties. Man on left side of print standing behind table over architectural...
    • Source unknown.
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Ground Breaking

    • Black and white print of five individuals at Hoffman Heights Development ground breaking in December 1950. Woman at left holding a small bottle in each hand. Man in chef's hat passing a bottle to another gentleman. Woman in a clown suit standing...
    • Source unknown.
    • Dec-50
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Dining Room Interior

    • Black and white print of dining room interior from unidentified house in Aurora's Hoffman Heights. Wooden chair at table and in corner. Folded table underneath window with wooden blinds and floral curtains. Striped wallpaper on one wall, floral on...
    • Source unknown.
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Development , House Interior

    • Black and white print of unidentified house interior in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development. Wooden hutch cabinet next to door has two cabinets on bottom and shelves with decorative pots, cups, and plates on them. Wooden chair with embroidered...
    • Source unknown.
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Development, House Interior

    • Black and white print of unidentified house interior in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development. Two large light colored dressers pushed together, each with three drawers on top and two drawers in the other three rows. Plant and decorative dishes on...
    • Source unknown.
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Living Room Interior

    • Black and white print of living room interior from unidentified house in Hoffman Heights Development in Aurora. Fabric and carved wood two seater couch. Wood end table with large lamp on either side of couch. Wood coffee table with books on top....
    • Source unknown.
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Living Room Interior

    • Black and white print of living room interior from unidentified house in Hoffman Heights Development in Aurora. Wooden cabinet with four drawers and two doors on the bottom. Lamp, pedestal bowl, and bowl and pitcher on top. Four framed and matted...
    • Source unknown.
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Development, 879 Troy Bedroom Interior

    • Black and white print of a bedroom interior from the Edward B Clancy home at 879 Troy in the Hoffman Heights Development in Aurora. Large bed covered with shiny bedspread. Headboard has compartments with sliding doors. Three framed pictures on wall...
    • Aurora Advocate
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Kitchen Interior

    • Black and white print of unidentified kitchen interior in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development. Wooden table and wooden chairs with wicker seat on left. Light colored bottom cabinets under sink. Electrical outlet and marbled back splash behind...
    • Source unknown.
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Den Interior

    • Black and white print of den interior from unidentified house In Hoffman Heights Development in Aurora. Wooden chair in front of large wooden desk. Desk has front open, revealing drawers and shelves. Three drawers along bottom of desk. Large wooden...
    • Source unknown.
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Living Room Interior

    • Black and white print of living room interior from unidentified house in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development. Peaked wooden ceiling with beams and a light fixture. Chest of drawers with plant and other items on top. Part of brick fireplace...
    • Source unknown.
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Living Room, Utility/Economy Model Home

    • Black and white print of living room from unidentified Utility/Economy Model home in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development. Small, light colored couch without arms in front of light colored coffee table with plant. End table on either side of couch....
    • Source unknown.
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Family Room Interior

    • Black and white print of family room of unidentified house in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development. Large brick fireplace covers left side of print. Fireplace opening has screen and a set of tools. Light colored mantle has a pitcher, a Native...
    • Source unknown.
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Living Room

    • Black and white print of living room interior from unidentified house in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development. Woman sitting on couch. Coffee table with a case, books, and a statue on top. Two plants on low planter, along with larger plant stand on...
    • Source unknown.
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Family Room Interior

    • Black and white print of family room in unidentified house in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development. Large brick fireplace covers entire wall. Raised brick and stone platform in front of raised fireplace. Two metal plates with designs on mantle....
    • Source unknown.
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Living Room Interior

    • Black and white print of living room interior from unidentified house in the Hoffman Heights Development in Aurora. Ornately carved wooden chair with cushion. Light colored bookshelf with books and plants on top. Wooden table and chairs in front of...
    • Source unknown.
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Bedroom Interior

    • Black and white print of bedroom interior of unidentified house in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development. Two single size beds with a bedside table. Beds have light colored bedspreads and headboards. Bedside table tiered with jewelry box on lower...
    • Source unknown.
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Living Room Interior

    • Black and white print of living room interior from unidentified house in Hoffman Heights Development in Aurora. Two seater fabric and carved wood couch. Wood end table with lamp on either side of couch. Clock and plates hung on wall behind it. Wood...
    • Source unknown.
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Original Brick House

    • Black and white print of an unidentified brick house in the Hoffman Heights Development In Aurora. Street and sidewalk visible. Single car garage attached to house, with driveway in front. Drain coming off roof to right of garage. Large window and...
    • Source unknown.
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Original Brick House

    • Black and white print of unidentified single story brick house in Hoffman Heights Development in Aurora. Large brick chimney attached to left side of house. Fenced in porch area with overhang containing two chairs and a tricycle in front of large...
    • Source unknown.
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Original Brick House

    • Black and white print of unidentified brick house in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development. Street and sidewalk visible at bottom of print. Bushes and plants along edge of house and in front lawn. Overhang over front door. Three paned windows...
    • Source unknown.
    • circa 1952
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Original Brick House

    • Black and white print of single story unidentified brick house in Hoffman Heights Development in Aurora. Snow visible on ground and roof. Area in snow cleared for sidewalk. One large window and one small glass block window on side of house....
    • Source unknown.
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Original Brick House

    • Black and white print of unidentified brick house in Hoffman Heights Development in Aurora. House has lighter brick on top and darker brick along bottom. Street, sidewalk, and grass lawn visible. Lawn has a small bush and a small tree. Single car...
    • Source unknown.
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Original Brick House

    • Black and white print of unidentified single story brick house in Hoffman Heights Development in Aurora. Left section of house has a window with brick planter underneath. A large, five section window with door and window to the right. Another door...
    • Source unknown.
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Original Brick House

    • Black and white print of unidentified brick house in Hoffman Heights Development in Aurora. Lawn on either side of driveway. Single story house has single car garage on left side. Small fence encloses area in front of front door and a large window....
    • Source unknown.
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Original Brick House

    • Black and white print of unidentified brick house in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development. Bare ground and patchy grass next to wooden fence. Driveway leads to single car garage. Paned windows on either side of house and in middle. Door with...
    • Aurora Advocate
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Original Brick House

    • Black and white print of unidentified single story brick house in Hoffman Heights Development in Aurora. Drain pipe visible at corner of house. Single car garage. A large window, door, and two other large windows across the front. Each window has...
    • Source unknown.
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Original Utility/Economy Model House

    • Black and white print of original utility/economy model house in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development. Grass and sidewalk leading to door visible. Bushes and trees along front of house. Window with shutters. Front door with small entry way with...
    • Source unknown.
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Utility/Economy Model Home

    • Black and white print of utility/economy model home in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development. Grass lawn with garden hose lying in it. Small tree planted. White picket fence with bushes on either side. Bay window with trellis next to it visible....
    • Source unknown.
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Breakfast Nook

    • Black and white print of breakfast nook in unidentified home in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development. Wooden table and chairs at bottom of print. Wooden shelving unit covers wall in background. Cabinets with doors and open shelves in unit. Plates,...
    • Source unknown.
    • 1951
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Bedroom Interior

    • Black and white print of unidentified bedroom interior in Hoffman Heights Development in Aurora. Large, built in wooden cabinets around window. Four cabinet doors, one large door and four drawers and, three drawers and four doors below window. Edge...
    • Source unknown.
    • 1951
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Dining Area Interior

    • Black and white print of unidentified dining area in Hoffman Heights Development in Aurora. Fold down table with a chair on each side in front of window. Plant and pitcher on table. Floral print curtains. Wooden rocking chair. Wooden chair and...
    • Source unknown.
    • 1951
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center, West End

    • Black and white print of the west end of Aurora's Hoffman Heights Shopping Center at 6th and Peoria. Parking lot with some cars shown, with buildings in background. Signs for King Soopers and Walgreens.
    • Source unknown.
    • circa 1965
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center, North Side

    • Black and white print of north side of Aurora's Hoffman Heights Shopping Center. Parking lot shown with a few cars parked in it. Large lamp post over cars. Store fronts with signs for Schiff Shoes, Mr. ""S"" Men's Shop, Fantasy Beauty Salon, and...
    • Source unknown.
    • circa 1965
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center, North Side

    • Black and white print of north side of Aurora's Hoffman Heights Shopping Center. Parking lot over bottom half of print with a few cars parked under large lamp post. Numerous store fronts shown, signs on building for Aurora Plaza Liquors, Schiff...
    • Source unknown.
    • circa 1965
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center, Woolco

    • Black and white print of Woolco store in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Shopping Center. Store front shown, with large ""WOOLCO"" sign attached above roof. Glass windows and doors along entire front of store. Two sets of doors with three each. Parking...
    • Source unknown.
    • circa 1965

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