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DEC 03, 2013 - Huffington Post

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Walt Disney's Chicago Birthplace Will Be Restored, Turned Into Museum By New Buyers

The nondescript Chicago two-flat where, according to historians, famed cartoonist Walt Disney was born in 1901 is set to be developed into a private museum and kid-focused community resource center. The home, located at 2156 North Tripp Ave. in the city's Hermosa neighborhood, was sold to Dina Benadon and Brent Young, of the Hollywood-based amusement park firm Super 78, earlier this year, according to Crain's Chicago. "Their goal is to protect and preserve the location and to open it as a museum to the public," a spokesman for Benadon and Young told Crain's. View Larger Map The New York ... Read More

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