Posts tagged chicago history

Piper’s Alley, Old Town, 1965, Chicago.

Piper’s Alley, Old Town, 1965, Chicago.

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.

Sculpture classes at the Art Institute, 1908, Chicago.

Century of Progress World’s Fair, Northerly Island, 1933, Chicago.

Century of Progress World’s Fair, Northerly Island, 1933, Chicago.

A chandelier made up of 3 V-8s suspended from one wheel at the Ford exhibit of the Century of Progress World’s Fair, 1933, Chicago.

A chandelier made up of 3 V-8s suspended from one wheel at the Ford exhibit of the Century of Progress World’s Fair, 1933, Chicago.

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

Wabash and Adams, 1963, Chicago.

Wabash and Adams, 1963, Chicago.

Eleanor, 1951, Chicago. Harry Callahan

Eleanor, 1951, Chicago. Harry Callahan

Untitled, 1957, Chicago. Vivian Maier

Untitled, 1957, Chicago. Vivian Maier

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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