Impressions of Chicago, 1932, Chicago. Gordon Coster
LaSalle St. Canyon, 1951, Chicago
State Street, 1956, Chicago
650 N Dearborn, at Erie, 1945, Chicago.
Built in 1882, the once notorious Raleigh Hotel still stands, converted to condos in the mid 1980s.
Looking west from the breakwater at Michigan Ave and Madison, 1865, Chicago.
Ryerson and Burnham Archives, Art Institute of Chicago
Kodachrome, looking north on Michigan Ave, 1946, Chicago.
Merchandise Mart construction site, 1928, Chicago
Inside the offices of the architectural firm, Bertrand Goldberg and Associates, 1965, Chicago.
Bertrand Golberg Archives
Grand Basin, Columbian Exposition, 1893, Chicago. Thomas Moran
Oak Street Beach, 1960, Chicago
Photograph of the famous Chicago model Wilhelmina amongst ruins on the south side, 1960, George Kufrin.
Wilhelmina would go on to found one the most famous modeling agencies in the world.
Van Der Rohe’s 860-880 Lake Shore Drive, 1955, Chicago
photo via Hedrich-Blessing
Summer view from the museum campus, 1960, Chicago
Untitled, 1954, Chicago. Fritz Goro
Transparent City, 2007, Chicago. Michael Wolf
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