The north approach to the Michigan Ave Bridge, 1921, Chicago.
The Morse Theater, 1328 W Morse Ave, Rogers Park, 1910, Chicago.
The theater still exists and is now known as Mayne Stage. It is one of my favorite music venues in the city.
At the base of the Hancock, 1970, Chicago. Ezra Stoller
Construction at the Richard J. Daley Center, 50 W Washington, 1965, Chicago.
Port of Chicago, 1952, Chicago. Michael Blaser
Traffic jam on N Michigan Ave, 1929, Chicago.
A typical “manure vault” in a Chicago alley, 1918, Chicago.
Horse manure would be swept into the vaults to be later collected by manure mongers. Imagine how lovely your neighborhood would have smelled on a 90 degree summer day.
These have all likely been paved many times over, but I am curious to know if there are any remaining.
The Chicago Beach Hotel, 51st at the lake, 1912, Chicago.
Untitled (Oak and Rush), 1967, Chicago. Vivian Maier
Setting up the Easter display in the Walnut Room at Marshall Field’s, 1960, Chicago.
Piper’s Alley, Old Town, 1965, Chicago.
View of the Palmolive Building from W Chestnut, 1942, Chicago. Wallace Kirkland
Fire on the “L” tracks along Wabash, 1904, Chicago. Albert Fleury