History of Schaumburg . “Progress Through Thoughtful Planning”. Created By: Luke Liu, Rutvik Shah, Samuel Shore, Dan Murphy, Ryan Jasinski, Suman Venkataswamy, Julie Serwy, Shazia Sarwar, Matthew Tyrpin, Vishal Naik, Aimen Alam. Population Through 1950. 1950’s.
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“Progress Through Thoughtful Planning”
Created By: Luke Liu, Rutvik Shah, Samuel Shore, Dan Murphy, Ryan Jasinski, Suman Venkataswamy, Julie Serwy, Shazia Sarwar, Matthew Tyrpin, Vishal Naik, Aimen Alam
The military base at O’Hare field was converted into a major airfield in 1955.
Developed in the late 1960’s, the Town Square Shopping Center was designed with an old fashioned theme.
Roselle Airfield before annexation in 1964
Bob Atcher & Alfred Campanelli working to
lay out a plan for Schaumburg communities.
1967- Motorola constructs its world headquarters in Schaumburg
Housing boomed in the 1960’s
Mayor Bob Atcher fulfills his dream of a
Since 1971, Schaumburg Residents have enjoyed Septemberfest, held over labor day weekend.
Apartments played a key role in the
planning of Schaumburg.
before incorporation.1970’sSchaumburg becomes a great municipality!
Lloyd Abrahamsen was hired in 1970 to take charge of an all volunteer force. He became Schaumburg’s first fire chief.
The Woodfield Corporate Center, completed in 1986
Al Larson, center, is our
Village President today.
Schaumburg’s Town Center as it was in 1985
Bob and Maggie Atcher retiring in 1989
The Schaumburg Sister Cities Commission has facilitated a number of exchanges between Schaumburg and Schaumburg Lippe
Racial composition of Schaumburg in 1990
2.2% African American
Formerly Roselle Field, the Village of Schaumburg purchased it and it was renovated into Schaumburg Regional airport in 1995
Opened in 1998, the Schaumburg Township District Library is 166,500 square feet and is the cornerstone of Town Square.
Racial demographics have become more diverse by the 21st century:
3.4% African American
6.5 Asian Indian
The Volkening Farm, recently vacated, was used for a training facility.
The District 54 school board- 2005:
Peggy Brothman (President), Bill Harper (Vice President) , Charlotte Kegarise (Secretary), Melissa Hutchinson, Barbara Hengels, Teresa Huber, and Karen Strykowski
Board of Commissioners:
Robert Schmidt, Second Vice President; David Johnson, Nancy Wroblewski, Treasurer; George Longmeyer, President; Mike Daniels, Secretary.
The Renaissance center, to be completed July 2006