Homes and Businesses lost to the landfill, Elgin, Il.

Welcome to the Lost Elgin Website.

  • Many Beautiful old homes and other buildings have been lost. The photographic image is all that remains.

What this site has to offer

This home was called Grand View because it was located high on a hill looking down at  city.

Lost Homes

Photographs of some of the lost Elgin Homes, with many showing various years in their existence.

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Lost Businesses and Building

Everyone remembers a building or business that has disappeared from Elgin. Here are only a few of them.

Lost Buildings

Gone but not lost. Items no longer where they were.

Some things are no longer in their proper place. They have been lost, stolen or misappropriated.

Lost Items


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