Why has Hamann Lane been neglected?
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Why has Hamann Lane been neglected?

Right now, Hamann Lane between 12th and 18th streets is not slated for resurfacing.

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What was the device attached to a traffic light pole at Fourth and Maine?
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What was the device attached to a traffic light pole at Fourth and Maine?

It appears that it was a device used for an ongoing regional transportation study. We went by the intersection and didn't see anything out of the ordinary.

When will sidewalks be built near Iles School?
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When will sidewalks be built near Iles School?

Right now, there is no specific timeline on constructing more sidewalks on North 12 around Iles Elementary School, but funds are being sought.

What can you find on Quincy Barge Builders?
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What can you find on Quincy Barge Builders?

Quincy Barge Builders operated on the Quincy Bay according to Herald-Whig archives. A Jan. 12, 1992, piece found that Quincy Barge Bulders recieved contracts in 1942 for 65 LCT-5 tank and personnel landing barges.

When did the Quincy Burger Chef close?
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When did the Quincy Burger Chef close?

It appears your friend was right on the money when the Burger Chef at the northwest corner of 18th and Broadway closed.

Why are the lights off on the Bayview Bridge?
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Why are the lights off on the Bayview Bridge?

The Illinois Department of Transportation said the lights were turned off May 28 because the controller cabinet in Clat Adams Bicentennial Park below the bridge was inundated with water.

When was the last rooftop dance at the WCU?
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When was the last rooftop dance at the WCU?

It's unclear when the last party was held on the roof of the Western Catholic Building in downtown Quincy, though the feasibility of that anymore is unlikely with the various communications equipment on its roof.

What was the S.H. & Co. in Quincy?
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What was the S.H. & Co. in Quincy?

We searched newspaper archives and some history books to see if we could come up with a definitive answers.

Are sidewalks going to be extended north of the 18th Street bridge?
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Are sidewalks going to be extended north of the 18th Street bridge?

Rome Frericks, executive director of the Quincy Park District, said the district has not had any discussions with the city to extend the sidewalk north of the Tom Awerkamp Bridge on 18th Street.

What was the Model on the Square?
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What was the Model on the Square?

From reviewing our archives, it appears the hanger refers to the Model Clothing Co., which was organized in 1909.

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