Lincoln Ave, east of Seminary, 1908, Chicago.

Lincoln Ave, east of Seminary, 1908, Chicago.

Wabash and Washington, 1892, Chicago.

Wabash and Washington, 1892, Chicago.

Aerial looking west from Michigan Ave at the river, 1957, Chicago.

Aerial looking west from Michigan Ave at the river, 1957, Chicago.

The Richard J Daley Center, under construction at dusk, 1964, Chicago

The Richard J Daley Center, under construction at dusk, 1964, Chicago

Tenament garden, 1944, Chicago. Gordon Coster.

Tenament garden, 1944, Chicago. Gordon Coster.

Looking south on Michigan Ave from Wrigley Plaza, 1927, Chicago

Looking south on Michigan Ave from Wrigley Plaza, 1927, Chicago

A gondola in the lagoon at the Century of Progress World’s Fair, 1933, Chicago.

A gondola in the lagoon at the Century of Progress World’s Fair, 1933, Chicago.

Michigan Ave, 1955, Chicago.

Michigan Ave, 1955, Chicago.

Untitled (State Street), 1961, Chicago. Vivian Maier

Untitled (State Street), 1961, Chicago. Vivian Maier

Riverside parking, looking south from the Clark St. Bridge, 1943, Chicago.

Riverside parking, looking south from the Clark St. Bridge, 1943, Chicago.

The Intramural Railroad at the Columbian Exposition, 1893, Chicago.

The Intramural Railroad at the Columbian Exposition, 1893, Chicago.

A cluster of bars tucked away off Dearborn between Chestnut and Delaware on Tooker Alley (former home of the famous Dil Pickle Club), 1959, Chicago.

A cluster of bars tucked away off Dearborn between Chestnut and Delaware on Tooker Alley (former home of the famous Dil Pickle Club), 1959, Chicago.

Looking north along Sheridan from Foster, 1934, Chicago.

Looking north along Sheridan from Foster, 1934, Chicago.

Bombers over Michigan Ave and Grant Park, 1945, Chicago.

Bombers over Michigan Ave and Grant Park, 1945, Chicago.

Untitled (State and Madison), 1961, Chicago. Vivian Maier

Untitled (State and Madison), 1961, Chicago. Vivian Maier