History in Jefferson Park
Vintage Restaurants

5707 N Central Ave


Formerly known as "El Centro," Coletti's has been dishing out Italian favorites since 1946.  The menu is extensive, but the restaurant is perhaps best known for its barbeque ribs and its thin crust pizza.  Now in its fourth generation of family ownership, Coletti's has grown to include a catering operation and specializes in banquets serving 25 to 100 people at 5707 North Central Avenue.

History in Jefferson Park

5535 North Lynch Avenue

The Oscar Statuette

Every year, the American Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences hands out a series of awards (unofficially known as “Oscars”) to recognize and honor excellence in five different divisions of the film industry.  The Oscar statuette, which has was born in 1929, is perhaps the most recognizable trophy in American culture.  Designed by Los Angeles sculptor George Stanley, it depicts a knight with a sword standing on a reel of film.  

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History in Jefferson Park
National Landmarks

5453 north forest glen avenue

Hazelton-Mikota House

This house was designated a landmark on July 27, 2005.