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Chicago native (and life long resident), Ziegfield Follies girl and Jack Dempsey’s mistress, Bee Palmer on the cover of her hit of 1919, I Want to Shimmie.

Chicago native (and life long resident), Ziegfield Follies girl and Jack Dempsey’s mistress, Bee Palmer on the cover of her hit of 1919, I Want to Shimmie.

Boat leaving the harbor at Diversey, 1916, Chicago.

That’s Lake Shore Drive in the lower left corner.

Boat leaving the harbor at Diversey, 1916, Chicago.

That’s Lake Shore Drive in the lower left corner.

Looking north from Michigan and Adams at the Art Institute, 1915, Chicago.

Looking north from Michigan and Adams at the Art Institute, 1915, Chicago.

Lake View High School, Ashland and Irving Park, 1913, Chicago

Lake View High School, Ashland and Irving Park, 1913, Chicago

Clark and Evanston Ave (later renamed Broadway), north from Diversey, 1910, Chicago.

Clark and Evanston Ave (later renamed Broadway), north from Diversey, 1910, Chicago.

Man on Telephone, Racine and Armitage Avenues, 1987, Chicago. Jay King

Man on Telephone, Racine and Armitage Avenues, 1987, Chicago. Jay King

Untitled (Self-portrait), 1977, Chicago. Vivian Maier

Untitled (Self-portrait), 1977, Chicago. Vivian Maier

Untitled, 1963, Chicago. Bruce Davidson

This is looking down on the north east corner of Dearborn and Van Buren, taken from the L platform.

Untitled, 1963, Chicago. Bruce Davidson

This is looking down on the north east corner of Dearborn and Van Buren, taken from the L platform.

Looking north on Michigan Ave from Washington, 1955, Chicago.

Looking north on Michigan Ave from Washington, 1955, Chicago.

Looking north on State from Congress, 1944, Chicago. Gordon Coster

Looking north on State from Congress, 1944, Chicago. Gordon Coster

Strolling the east boardwalk at the White City, 63rd and South Park Ave (now MLK Drive), 1909, Chicago.

Strolling the east boardwalk at the White City, 63rd and South Park Ave (now MLK Drive), 1909, Chicago.

Chapter on “Immoral Dives” from Mysteries of Chicago, George Wharton James, 1893, Chicago.

"Vile, foul, mephitic scoundrels…"

Worth the full read.

State Street, north from Madison, 1880, Chicago.

State Street, north from Madison, 1880, Chicago.

Looking north across the river from what is now Lake and Wells, 1871, Chicago.

Looking north across the river from what is now Lake and Wells, 1871, Chicago.

The south east corner of Clark and Randolph, pre-fire,1865, Chicago.

The south east corner of Clark and Randolph, pre-fire,1865, Chicago.