State Street, north from Madison, 1880, Chicago.
Looking north across the river from what is now Lake and Wells, 1871, Chicago.
The south east corner of Clark and Randolph, pre-fire,1865, Chicago.
Girl in Rain, 1991, Chicago. Paul D’Amato
North Ave Beach, 1983, Chicago. Scott Mutter.
Note that a north facing photo and a south facing photo have been blended to create this illusion.
Oak Street Beach, 1977, Chicago.
Montrose Beach, 1961, Chicago.
Getting creative to keep cool at the General Motors Powerama Fair, south of Soldier Field, 1955, Chicago.
Chicago Hand Made Cigars, 1930, Chicago.
Examples of city light posts from the Municipal Index, 1928, Chicago.
Many of these still exist throughout the city.
The Greatest Hospital Center in the World, Ogden and Harrison Streets, 1914, Chicago.
Of course, this area is still a center of medical institutions in the city.
Looking north on Lake Shore Drive at Fullerton, with the Ferris Wheel (moved from Jackson Park in 1895 to Clark and Wrightwood) in the distance, 1900, Chicago.