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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.

Girl in Rain, 1991, Chicago. Paul D’Amato

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Girl in Rain, 1991, Chicago. Paul D’Amato

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North Ave Beach, 1983, Chicago. Scott Mutter.

Note that a north facing photo and a south facing photo have been blended to create this illusion.

North Ave Beach, 1983, Chicago. Scott Mutter.

Note that a north facing photo and a south facing photo have been blended to create this illusion.

Oak Street Beach, 1977, Chicago.

Oak Street Beach, 1977, Chicago.

Montrose Beach, 1961, Chicago.

Montrose Beach, 1961, Chicago.

Getting creative to keep cool at the General Motors Powerama Fair, south of Soldier Field, 1955, Chicago.

Getting creative to keep cool at the General Motors Powerama Fair, south of Soldier Field, 1955, Chicago.