Posts tagged chicago architecture

Early “color” photograph looking north on Michigan Ave from 9th Street, 1931, Chicago

National Geographic

Early “color” photograph looking north on Michigan Ave from 9th Street, 1931, Chicago

National Geographic

Greetings from Hegewisch, 1910, Chicago

Greetings from Hegewisch, 1910, Chicago

Looking north on State at Monroe and the Palmer House, 1892, Chicago.

Looking north on State at Monroe and the Palmer House, 1892, Chicago.

Soldier Field, 1947, Chicago.

This photo appears on the cover of Liam T.A. Ford’s excellent book about Soldier Field, A Stadium and it’s City. 

Update: Thanks to Liam T.A. Ford for providing the correct date for the photo.

Soldier Field, 1947, Chicago.

This photo appears on the cover of Liam T.A. Ford’s excellent book about Soldier Field, A Stadium and it’s City.

Update: Thanks to Liam T.A. Ford for providing the correct date for the photo.

Last one standing, 1946, Chicago. Walker Evans

Last one standing, 1946, Chicago. Walker Evans

Under the L, 1934, Chicago

Under the L, 1934, Chicago

LaSalle Street, the Wall Street of Chicago, 1920, Chicago

LaSalle Street, the Wall Street of Chicago, 1920, Chicago

Looking north on State from Madison, 1910, Chicago

Looking north on State from Madison, 1910, Chicago

Looking east along the river, 1951, Chicago.

Grogan Photo Co.

Looking east along the river, 1951, Chicago.

Grogan Photo Co.

Jackson Park before the fair, during and then after, in ruin, 1891-1895, Columbian Exposition, 1893, Chicago.

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The Fair, 1893, Chicago. John Key

The Fair, 1893, Chicago. John Key

Windmill Village, Columbian Exposition, 1893, Chicago.

Windmill Village, Columbian Exposition, 1893, Chicago.

The world’s first Ferris Wheel, Midway Plaisance, Columbian Exposition, 1893, Chicago.

Looking across the Grand Basin toward the Agricultural Building, Columbian Exposition, 1893, Chicago.

Looking across the Grand Basin toward the Agricultural Building, Columbian Exposition, 1893, Chicago.

View from the Fisheries Building, Columbian Exposition, 1893, Chicago.

View from the Fisheries Building, Columbian Exposition, 1893, Chicago.