A Tradition Since 1922 – Central Continental Bakery

Central Continental Bakery is Pine Manor’s wedding cake and baked goods partner. CCB is featured on PinePerks.com and has been a Mount Prospect tradition since opening its doors in 1922. The bakery’s website describes four generations of the best bakers in the Chicagoland area and it’s no surprise that everyone raves about the delicious wedding cakes, pastries and baked goods that we use at our weddings and receptions.

CCB Wedding Cake at Pine Manor
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Boorman, Coughlin, and Forde Real Estate in Mt. Prospect Obtain Property for Busse Family – 1928

Warrant to: William Busse married to Dina Busse, of the village of Mt. Prospect, County of Cook

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The Route 83 S-Curves, a Piece of Mount Prospect History

Plat of Dedication for Public Highway in Section 12. Township 41 North, Range 11 East Third Principal Meridian, in the Village of Mt. Prospect. 

Cook County Illinois, Recorder of Deeds, Plat 7675908 July 25, 1922 William Busse, Jr Notary Public

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First Owners of Pine Manor

George Meier & Sophia Busse Meier were the first owners of Pine Manor in 1928. But were they cousins? You tell me.

Fredrick Busse

In the summer of 1848, Fredrick & Johanna Busse, immigrants from Hanover, Germany, walked to the end of Milwaukee Avenue with their four sons and two daughters, seeking personal freedom, opportunity, and rich black earth. They found all three in Elk Grove Township.

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