The Chicago History Museum has great resources to direct you where you need to look. Keep in mind that street numbers (and even names) have changed over the years in Chicago so you''ll need to look at old maps and surveys.
Here is a link from the city of Chicago,
that I have used before as another guide in the quest to find out who was the first human to look up at your ceiling and exclaim, "dear god, please remind me why I thought it was a good idea to buy this place again"
Rusty A. Payton, Broker
5650 N Broadway
Chicago, Illinois 60660