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Looking south at the Michigan Ave Bridge, 1930, Chicago.

Looking south at the Michigan Ave Bridge, 1930, Chicago.

Looking east along the river, 1947, Chicago.

It appears the Carbide and Carbon building is getting a cleaning.

Looking east along the river, 1947, Chicago.

It appears the Carbide and Carbon building is getting a cleaning.

Looking north across the Rush St. Bridge to Rush and Hubbard, now site of the Wrigley Building, 1869, Chicago.

Looking north across the Rush St. Bridge to Rush and Hubbard, now site of the Wrigley Building, 1869, Chicago.

Looking west along the river toward the Merchandise Mart, 1947, Chicago.Wil Deppe

Looking west along the river toward the Merchandise Mart, 1947, Chicago.Wil Deppe

Looking east along the river to State Street, 1944, Chicago

Looking east along the river to State Street, 1944, Chicago

Looking west from the mouth of the river, 1930, Chicago

Looking west from the mouth of the river, 1930, Chicago

A Great Lakes cruise ship departs Chicago, 1957.

A Great Lakes cruise ship departs Chicago, 1957.

Aerial north on Michigan Ave from the River, 1962, Chicago.

Aerial north on Michigan Ave from the River, 1962, 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.

Looking west on the river at the Rush Street Bridge, 1900, Chicago.

Looking west on the river at the Rush Street Bridge, 1900, Chicago.

The Milwaukee bound whaleback S.S. Christopher Columbus awaits passengers at the Goodrich Docks, approximately where the Michigan Ave Bridge now stands, 1910, Chicago.

The Milwaukee bound whaleback S.S. Christopher Columbus awaits passengers at the Goodrich Docks, approximately where the Michigan Ave Bridge now stands, 1910, Chicago.

South Water St. (now Wacker), east from Franklin, 1890, Chicago.

South Water St. (now Wacker), east from Franklin, 1890, Chicago.

Fireworks on the river, 1979, Chicago.

Fireworks on the river, 1979, Chicago.

Looking east from the Dearborn St. Bridge, 1933, Chicago. George Miller.

35 E Wacker (Jewelers’ Building) is in the background.

Looking east from the Dearborn St. Bridge, 1933, Chicago. George Miller.

35 E Wacker (Jewelers’ Building) is in the background.

Michigan Ave at River Street (approx. where Wacker is now), 1900, Chicago.

Note the Fort Dearborn Inn at the intersection.

Ryerson and Burnham Archives, SAIC

Michigan Ave at River Street (approx. where Wacker is now), 1900, Chicago.

Note the Fort Dearborn Inn at the intersection.

Ryerson and Burnham Archives, SAIC