Posts tagged Architecture

View of the Palmolive Building from W Chestnut, 1942, Chicago. Wallace Kirkland

View of the Palmolive Building from W Chestnut, 1942, Chicago. Wallace Kirkland

Fire on the “L” tracks along Wabash, 1904, Chicago. Albert Fleury

Fire on the “L” tracks along Wabash, 1904, Chicago. Albert Fleury

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.

LaSalle Street Canyon, 1952, Chicago.

LaSalle Street Canyon, 1952, Chicago.

Halsted and 63rd, 1957, Chicago.

Halsted and 63rd, 1957, Chicago.

The main stairwell at the Benson and Rixon Department Store, 230 S State Street, 1937, Chicago.

Looking south on Western from Greenshaw, 1920, Chicago.

Looking south on Western from Greenshaw, 1920, Chicago.

Panoramic view of Grant Park from 12th Street (Roosevelt) on the left to the Art Institute to the right, 1911, Chicago.

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Panoramic view of Grant Park from 12th Street (Roosevelt) on the left to the Art Institute to the right, 1911, Chicago.

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The Art Institute, 1907, Chicago.

The Art Institute, 1907, Chicago.

The Museum of Science and Industry (formerly the Palace of Fine Arts for the Columbian Exposition of 1893, then called the Field Museum until the 1920s) at twilight, Jackson Park,1900, Chicago.

The Museum of Science and Industry (formerly the Palace of Fine Arts for the Columbian Exposition of 1893, then called the Field Museum until the 1920s) at twilight, Jackson Park,1900, Chicago.

Proposal for development of the Outer Drive at Randolph, 1929, Chicago.

Note the north side of Randolph  - this was a proposed rail terminal.

Proposal for development of the Outer Drive at Randolph, 1929, Chicago.

Note the north side of Randolph - this was a proposed rail terminal.

Entrance to the Museum of Science and Industry (then called the Field Museum), remnant of the Columbian Exposition, before rehabbing, 1920, Chicago.

Entrance to the Museum of Science and Industry (then called the Field Museum), remnant of the Columbian Exposition, before rehabbing, 1920, Chicago.

Lakefront skyline, 1958, Chicago.

Lakefront skyline, 1958, Chicago.

Looking north from Chicago Ave along Pine Street(now N Michigan Ave), 1872, Chicago.

Looking north from Chicago Ave along Pine Street(now N Michigan Ave), 1872, Chicago.

Looking west to the skyline at Michigan Ave and Washington, 1910, Chicago.

Looking west to the skyline at Michigan Ave and Washington, 1910, Chicago.