Signing off for a few days while I go exploring in Grant Park.
Pictured is a little-known performer at one of the small Lollapalooza side-stages in 2007, billed here for the first time as Lady Gaga and the Starlight Revue.
Looking south over Grant Park, 1954, Chicago.
Looking north from the Band Shell in Grant Park, 1943, Chicago.
Crowds enter Congress Plaza in Grant Park, 1933, Chicago.
Aerial looking north over Grant Park, 1929, Chicago.
Grant Park, 1910, Chicago
Looking south from the Art Institute to what, one year later, would be named Grant Park, 1900, Chicago.
Lake Park, now known as Grant Park, 1889, Chicago
Lake Park (later, Grant Park), 1865, Chicago.
A newly installed traffic signal at Michigan Ave and Lake, 1935, Chicago.
An illumintated arch, which spanned LaSalle Street at Madison, for the 31st Knights Templar Conclave, 1910, Chicago.
Scene at what is now Diversey Harbor, 1900, Chicago.
Looking north on Clark from Jackson, 1891, Chicago
Encampment for the Knights Templar Conclave in Grant Park (then called Lake Park), 1880, Chicago.
Helmut Jahn’s proposal to add an 80 story glass and steel extension on top of the Tribune Tower, 1980, Chicago.
Included among Jahn’s completed projects in Chicago are the Thompson Center and the United Terminal at O’Hare.
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