Wake up, Chicago! 1905, Chicago.

Wake up, Chicago! 1905, Chicago.

Pepper’s Lounge, 43rd and Vincennes, 1963, Chicago.
Muddy Waters was the resident musician at Pepper’s from 1961-1965.

Pepper’s Lounge, 43rd and Vincennes, 1963, Chicago.

Muddy Waters was the resident musician at Pepper’s from 1961-1965.

Lake Shore Drive along a promenade in Lincoln Park, 1908, Chicago.

Lake Shore Drive along a promenade in Lincoln Park, 1908, Chicago.

Circus Bath, 1937, Chicago. Kenneth Heilbron

Circus Bath, 1937, Chicago. Kenneth Heilbron

The great room at the Playboy Mansion, 1340 N State Pkwy, 1962, Chicago.

The great room at the Playboy Mansion, 1340 N State Pkwy, 1962, Chicago.

Van Buren and LaSalle, 1984, Chicago. Floyd Sullivan

Van Buren and LaSalle, 1984, Chicago. Floyd Sullivan

Handing out pamphlets to the degenerate at State and Harrison, 1959, Chicago.

Handing out pamphlets to the degenerate at State and Harrison, 1959, Chicago.

Chicago, 1968, Robert Frank

Chicago, 1968, Robert Frank

Talk of the Town, 1159 N Clark (at Division), 1951, Chicago.
One of the first bars where gay men and women felt comfortable to openly visit, it was often raided by the police for the very same reason.

Talk of the Town, 1159 N Clark (at Division), 1951, Chicago.

One of the first bars where gay men and women felt comfortable to openly visit, it was often raided by the police for the very same reason.

Lining up for $1 bleacher seats at Wrigley, 1965, Chicago.

Lining up for $1 bleacher seats at Wrigley, 1965, Chicago.

Proposal for development of the Outer Drive at Randolph, 1929, Chicago.

Note the north side of Randolph  - this was a proposed rail terminal.

Proposal for development of the Outer Drive at Randolph, 1929, Chicago.

Note the north side of Randolph - this was a proposed rail terminal.

Entrance to the Museum of Science and Industry (then called the Field Museum), remnant of the Columbian Exposition, before rehabbing, 1920, Chicago.

Entrance to the Museum of Science and Industry (then called the Field Museum), remnant of the Columbian Exposition, before rehabbing, 1920, Chicago.

Untitled (The Pope Visits Chicago), 1979, Chicago. Vivian Maier

Untitled (The Pope Visits Chicago), 1979, Chicago. Vivian Maier

Looking south along Pine Street (now N Michigan Ave) from Pearson, 1892, Chicago.

Looking south along Pine Street (now N Michigan Ave) from Pearson, 1892, Chicago.

Looking east from the Grant Monument, 1912, Chicago.

Looking east from the Grant Monument, 1912, Chicago.