Posts tagged 1890's

Cottage Grove near Drexel Blvd, 1893, Chicago.

Cottage Grove near Drexel Blvd, 1893, Chicago.

Looking south east from the top of the Water Tower across Chicago Ave at Michigan, 1893, Chicago.

Looking south east from the top of the Water Tower across Chicago Ave at Michigan, 1893, Chicago.

Entrance to the LaSalle St tunnel, 1893, Chicago.

Entrance to the LaSalle St tunnel, 1893, Chicago.

Looking south along Pine Street (now N Michigan Ave) from Pearson, 1892, Chicago.

Looking south along Pine Street (now N Michigan Ave) from Pearson, 1892, 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.

Game at the Cubs’ (then known as the Colts) West Side Park, bounded by Taylor, Polk, Wood and Wolcott, 1895, Chicago.

Click the image for a larger view.

Game at the Cubs’ (then known as the Colts) West Side Park, bounded by Taylor, Polk, Wood and Wolcott, 1895, Chicago.

Click the image for a larger view.

Anita McCormick Blaine, daughter of Cyrus McCormick, and her son Emmons Blaine with their happy dog, 1898, Chicago.

Anita McCormick Blaine, daughter of Cyrus McCormick, and her son Emmons Blaine with their happy dog, 1898, Chicago.

Chicago Steam Laundry, 1895, Chicago.

Chicago Steam Laundry, 1895, Chicago.

Looking south on LaSalle from S Water St (now Wacker), 1897, Chicago.

Looking south on LaSalle from S Water St (now Wacker), 1897, Chicago.

AIRBnB, circa 1893, Chicago.

AIRBnB, circa 1893, Chicago.

Linden Ave, looking north to Central and Port Clinton Ave (now Sheridan Road), looking north, 1893, Highland Park.

UIC Special Collections

St. Catherine’s Apartment Building, Grand Blvd (now MLK Dr.) and 40th, 1898, Chicago.

St. Catherine’s Apartment Building, Grand Blvd (now MLK Dr.) and 40th, 1898, Chicago.

Looking toward the Administration Building, Columbian Exposition World’s Fair, 1893, Chicago.

Looking toward the Administration Building, Columbian Exposition World’s Fair, 1893, Chicago.

The Plaza Hotel, North and Clark, 1898, Chicago.

The Plaza Hotel, North and Clark, 1898, Chicago.