‘Family Matters’ house will be demolished, replaced with condos

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The house at 1516 W. Wrightwood Ave. served as the Winslow family home, Steve Urkel's stomping grounds, in the sitcom "Family Matters." (Ted Cox / DNAinfo)

LINCOLN PARK — The house where Steve Urkel made himself at home is set to be demolished.

The city approved a demolition permit Tuesday for 1516 W. Wrightwood Ave., which served as the Winslow family home in the ’90s sitcom “Family Matters.”

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Although the Winslows were said to live in suburban Chicago, the show concerned the family of a Chicago Police officer, and the Wrightwood house was used to establish scenes placing the family at home. It was also seen in the opening credit sequence.

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