The “Flying Cars” ride at Riverview Park, Belmont and Western, 1954, Chicago.

The “Flying Cars” ride at Riverview Park, Belmont and Western, 1954, Chicago.

Lake Shore Drive from Olive Park, 1970, Chicago.

Lake Shore Drive from Olive Park, 1970, Chicago.

Shoppers Corner (State and Randolph), 1962, Chicago.

Shoppers Corner (State and Randolph), 1962, Chicago.

Untitled, 1958, Chicago. Ray Metzker

Untitled, 1958, Chicago. Ray Metzker

Aerial looking north from Belmont Harbor, 1947, Chicago.

Aerial looking north from Belmont Harbor, 1947, Chicago.

Cardinal Stritch presides over Holy Name Cathedral (State and Superior), 1955, Chicago.
Cardinal Stritch, who died in 1958, also happens to be the uncle of Broadway legend, Elaine Stritch.

Cardinal Stritch presides over Holy Name Cathedral (State and Superior), 1955, Chicago.

Cardinal Stritch, who died in 1958, also happens to be the uncle of Broadway legend, Elaine Stritch.

Fun at the lake shore (with the Edgewater Beach Hotel to the north), 1946, Chicago.

Fun at the lake shore (with the Edgewater Beach Hotel to the north), 1946, Chicago.

Navy Pier, 1926, Chicago

Navy Pier, 1926, Chicago

North Shore Bathing Beach (most likely at Wilson Ave), 1908, Chicago.

North Shore Bathing Beach (most likely at Wilson Ave), 1908, Chicago.

Looking north on Ashland from Congress, 1888, Chicago.

Looking north on Ashland from Congress, 1888, Chicago.

Jackson Park, 1912, Chicago.

Jackson Park, 1912, Chicago.

Looking north on Wabash from Adams, 1901, Chicago.

Looking north on Wabash from Adams, 1901, Chicago.

Looking east on Lake from Clark, 1892, Chicago.

Looking east on Lake from Clark, 1892, Chicago.

Looking south on Michigan Ave from Adams, 1888, Chicago.

Looking south on Michigan Ave from Adams, 1888, Chicago.

Northwestern University and Evanston, 1874.

Northwestern University and Evanston, 1874.