Untitled, 1960, Chicago. Yasuhiro Ishimoto

Untitled, 1960, Chicago. Yasuhiro Ishimoto

Looking north on N Michigan Ave from Huron, 1952, Chicago.

Looking north on N Michigan Ave from Huron, 1952, Chicago.

Looking west on Madison from Canal, 1917, Chicago.
The Chicago + North Western Terminal (now Ogilvie Transport Center) is out of frame on the right.

Looking west on Madison from Canal, 1917, Chicago.

The Chicago + North Western Terminal (now Ogilvie Transport Center) is out of frame on the right.

Chicago White Stockings (Cubs) star Ned Williamson and “mascotte” Willie Hahm, 1887, Chicago

Chicago White Stockings (Cubs) star Ned Williamson and “mascotte” Willie Hahm, 1887, Chicago

Looking west on Adams at State, 1949, Chicago.

Looking west on Adams at State, 1949, Chicago.

The skyline from the lake, 1939, Chicago. Carl Mydans

The skyline from the lake, 1939, Chicago. Carl Mydans

The Paradise Theater, under construction, 231 N Pulaski, West Garfield Park, 1928, Chicago.

The Paradise Theater, under construction, 231 N Pulaski, West Garfield Park, 1928, Chicago.

The Milwaukee bound whaleback S.S. Christopher Columbus awaits passengers at the Goodrich Docks, approximately where the Michigan Ave Bridge now stands, 1910, Chicago.

The Milwaukee bound whaleback S.S. Christopher Columbus awaits passengers at the Goodrich Docks, approximately where the Michigan Ave Bridge now stands, 1910, Chicago.

The Fresh Air Sanitarium at Fullerton and the lake, 1902, Chicago.

The Fresh Air Sanitarium at Fullerton and the lake, 1902, Chicago.

Al Capone’s Time Magazine cover, 1930.

Al Capone’s Time Magazine cover, 1930.

A despondent (and dapper) Ed “Spike” O’Donnell, leader of the South Side O’Donnells, after arrest around 1930, Chicago.

http://www.myalcaponemuseum.com/id171.htm

http://boardwalkempire.wikia.com/wiki/Spike_O’Donnell

A despondent (and dapper) Ed “Spike” O’Donnell, leader of the South Side O’Donnells, after arrest around 1930, Chicago.

http://www.myalcaponemuseum.com/id171.htm

http://boardwalkempire.wikia.com/wiki/Spike_O’Donnell

Henry Earl J. Wojciechowski, most famously known by his alias, Hymie Weiss, 1924, Chicago.

A founding member of the North Side Gang, Weiss was famously shot to death on State Street near Superior in 1926.

Bullet holes can still be found in the facade of Holy Name Cathedral from this shoot out. 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Earl_J._Wojciechowski

http://boardwalkempire.wikia.com/wiki/Hymie_Weiss

Henry Earl J. Wojciechowski, most famously known by his alias, Hymie Weiss, 1924, Chicago.

A founding member of the North Side Gang, Weiss was famously shot to death on State Street near Superior in 1926.

Bullet holes can still be found in the facade of Holy Name Cathedral from this shoot out.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Earl_J._Wojciechowski

http://boardwalkempire.wikia.com/wiki/Hymie_Weiss

A 19 year old Ernest Hemingway, shortly after he returned home to Chicago from WW I, 1918, Chicago.

A 19 year old Ernest Hemingway, shortly after he returned home to Chicago from WW I, 1918, Chicago.

Chicago native, American anarchist, hobo doctor and Emma Goldman’s lover, Ben Reitman, 1908, Chicago.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ben_Reitman

Chicago native, American anarchist, hobo doctor and Emma Goldman’s lover, Ben Reitman, 1908, Chicago.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ben_Reitman

Albert Johnson, larcenist, 1894, Chicago.