Learn more about Sauganash, Chicago
Sauganash was at one point a part of the Sauganash land tract and was annexed by the city of Chicago in 1889. The neighborhood is named after Billy Caldwell, also known as Sauganash, which means "English speaking". William Caldwell, Sr., a Captain of the British Butler Rangers, was born to a Mohawk mother and an Irish father and he became a leader of the Potawotomi tribe.
Today the Sauganash residential neighborhood has many distinctive homes and architectural styles.
Commerce Clearing House, a publisher of topical law reports, is located near Sauganash.
The Sauganash neighborhood is bordered by Devon Ave. to the North, Bryn Mawr Ave. to the South, the Edens Expressway (Interstate 94) to the West, and The Valley Line bike trail to the East. Devon Avenue is also the northern boundary of the city limit of Chicago at this point in the neighborhood.
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