912 Sterling Ave. in Flossmoor, one of six homes built in 1903 by Illinois Central. (Provided photo)
The California city of San Francisco may brag about its famous row of “Painted Ladies” homes, but the Village of Flossmoor has its own bragging rights with the presence of two historic “Grand Ol’ Dames” on Sterling Avenue.The elegant, three-story homes, at 912 and 926 Sterling Ave., were built by the Illinois Central (IC) railroad in 1903 as summer homes for the families of IC executives, allowing . . .
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