Lakefront skyline, 1958, Chicago.

Lakefront skyline, 1958, Chicago.

Looking north from Chicago Ave along Pine Street(now N Michigan Ave), 1872, Chicago.

Looking north from Chicago Ave along Pine Street(now N Michigan Ave), 1872, Chicago.

Superdawg, Milwaukee and Devon, 1987, Chicago. Patty Carroll.

Superdawg, Milwaukee and Devon, 1987, Chicago. Patty Carroll.

Penny Arcade, 1942, Chicago. Joseph Zack

Penny Arcade, 1942, Chicago. Joseph Zack

Souvenir booklet from Heinegabubler’s Boose (booze) Shop, 536 S State Street, 1905, Chicago.

Heinegabubler’s (For Men Only) was a famous bawdy saloon in the Loop, well known for it’s comedian bartenders and hokey interior.

The bartenders from Heine’s were so popular that they were often poached to go work in the “sporting clubs” of the Levee District to entertain the johns while they waited for their “turns.”

Looking west to the skyline at Michigan Ave and Washington, 1910, Chicago.

Looking west to the skyline at Michigan Ave and Washington, 1910, Chicago.

Looking north west on Milwaukee from Evergreen, 1899, Chicago.

Looking north west on Milwaukee from Evergreen, 1899, Chicago.

Aerial map looking south east from North and Clark, 1893, Chicago.

Aerial map looking south east from North and Clark, 1893, Chicago.

Tuition fees at the Art Institute, 1909, Chicago.

Tuition fees at the Art Institute, 1909, Chicago.

A man attempts suicide inside the rotunda of the Chicago Federal Courthouse, 1964, Chicago.

A fire net caught him at the bottom.

A man attempts suicide inside the rotunda of the Chicago Federal Courthouse, 1964, Chicago.

A fire net caught him at the bottom.

The Lexington Hotel, Michigan Ave and 22nd, 1920, Chicago.

The Lexington is famous for once housing Al Capone’s offices and the site in 1986 where Geraldo Rivera embarassingly televised the “opening” of Capone’s vaults to an empty space filled with debris.

The Lexington Hotel, Michigan Ave and 22nd, 1920, Chicago.

The Lexington is famous for once housing Al Capone’s offices and the site in 1986 where Geraldo Rivera embarassingly televised the “opening” of Capone’s vaults to an empty space filled with debris.

Taxi line at O’Hare, 1970, Chicago.

Taxi line at O’Hare, 1970, Chicago.

State and Madison, 1906, Chicago.

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State and Madison, 1906, Chicago.

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Aerial looking south from Belmont Harbor, 1955, Chicago

Aerial looking south from Belmont Harbor, 1955, Chicago

Lake Shore Drive at North Ave, 1929, Chicago.

Lake Shore Drive at North Ave, 1929, Chicago.