Beautiful issued stock certificate from the North Shore Syndicate issued in 1893. This historic document has an ornate border around it with a vignette of an fountain in the middle of a park. This item has been hand signed by the Company's Trustee, John G. Shortall and is over 119 years old.
The North Shore Syndicate, which focused on the residential development of Lincoln Park between Belmont and Diversey, was chaired by John G. Shortall and Charles L. Strobel during years 1890-1932. Residents included Oscar Meyer and Chicago author Arthur Meeker, both of whom lived on what was then called Meatpackers' Row which is now Wellington Avenue between Lake Shore Drive and Sheridan Road.