Posts tagged 1900's

Looking north on Michigan Ave from Van Buren, 1909, Chicago.

Looking north on Michigan Ave from Van Buren, 1909, Chicago.

Photo 1: The NW corner of Clark and Diversey, 1900, Chicago

Photo 2: The SE corner of Clark and Diversey, 1900, Chicago

Michigan Ave at River Street (approx. where Wacker is now), 1900, Chicago.

Note the Fort Dearborn Inn at the intersection.

Ryerson and Burnham Archives, SAIC

Michigan Ave at River Street (approx. where Wacker is now), 1900, Chicago.

Note the Fort Dearborn Inn at the intersection.

Ryerson and Burnham Archives, SAIC

Summer at Diversey Harbor, 1909, Chicago.

Summer at Diversey Harbor, 1909, Chicago.

Rush Street, south from Bellevue, 1909, Chicago.

This corner is now the home of the Thompson Hotel, across the street from Gibson’s.

Rush Street, south from Bellevue, 1909, Chicago.

This corner is now the home of the Thompson Hotel, across the street from Gibson’s.

Mineral spring in Garfield Park, 1905, Chicago.

Mineral spring in Garfield Park, 1905, Chicago.

The Illinois Central Depot, 12th Street (Roosevelt) and the lake, 1905, Chicago.

The Illinois Central Depot, 12th Street (Roosevelt) and the lake, 1905, Chicago.

Grand Boulevard (now MLK Drive), 1903, Chicago

Grand Boulevard (now MLK Drive), 1903, Chicago

Grant Park, 1905, Chicago.

Grant Park, 1905, Chicago.

Derby at Washington Park, 1904, Chicago.

The ultimate demise of the Washington Park Track (1884-1905) was the prohibition of gambling in Illinois in 1905.

Read more here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_Park_Race_Track

Derby at Washington Park, 1904, Chicago.

The ultimate demise of the Washington Park Track (1884-1905) was the prohibition of gambling in Illinois in 1905.

Read more here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_Park_Race_Track

Race day before the Jockey Club at Washington Park, 1896, Chicago.

Race day before the Jockey Club at Washington Park, 1896, Chicago.

Looking north east across Washington Square Park, past the Newberry Library, 1904, Chicago.

Looking north east across Washington Square Park, past the Newberry Library, 1904, Chicago.

Sage advice on the front and back of a calling card for Rex Bitters, Michigan Ave, 1905, Chicago.

Looking north on Lake Shore Drive from Goethe, 1900, Chicago.

Looking north on Lake Shore Drive from Goethe, 1900, Chicago.

Bathing beach at Diversey, Lincoln Park, 1905, Chicago.

Bathing beach at Diversey, Lincoln Park, 1905, Chicago.