Lake View High School, Ashland and Irving Park, 1888, Chicago.
via Chicago Historic Schools
Looking south from Randolph along the lakefront, 1889, Chicago.
Proclamation by Mayor Harrison on May 5, 1886, forbidding any gatherings or processions in Chicago following the previous night’s bombings, now known as the Haymarket Riot or more recently as the Haymarket Tragedy.
The St. Benedict Apartment Building, corner of Chicago Ave and Wabash, 1882, Chicago.
This building, known as Chicago’s first fashionable apartments, still stands; one of my favorites.
Wolf Point, 1885, Chicago.
Frosty Morning in Chicago, unknown street scene from a c.1880’s stereoview card.
The Adams Street Bridge, 1889, Chicago.
Cross section of the Auditorium Theater, 50 E Congress, 1889, Chicago.
Looking east on Washington from Wells, 1888, Chicago
Here’s an expanded version of the previous map of Logan Square, north to Belmont, in 1881.
Note at Woodard and Spaulding there is a “haunted house.”
Logan Square, 1881, Chicago.
Welsher and Phillips, Chicago Cash Meat Market, River North, 1880, Chicago.
The Milwaukee Ave/North Ave “bus” 1880, Chicago.
A private conservatory on the property of the Uihlein family’s mansion in Wicker Park, 1888, Chicago.
via the Wisconsin Academy Review
Looking south on Drexel Blvd and Cottage Grove from Oakwood, 1888, Chicago
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