Posts tagged construction

Cover art for the master plan of O’Hare, 1952, Chicago. Burke Associates.

Cover art for the master plan of O’Hare, 1952, Chicago. Burke Associates.

Construction at the Richard J. Daley Center, 50 W Washington, 1965, Chicago.

Construction at the Richard J. Daley Center, 50 W Washington, 1965, Chicago.

The flag column is moved into place to top the Prudential Building, 1954, Chicago.

The flag column is moved into place to top the Prudential Building, 1954, Chicago.

Looking north on Beacon from Wilson, Uptown, 1891, Chicago
CPL Digital Archives

Looking north on Beacon from Wilson, Uptown, 1891, Chicago

CPL Digital Archives

Marina City construction, 1963, Chicago.
via Bertrand Goldberg Online

Marina City construction, 1963, Chicago.

via Bertrand Goldberg Online

The 3rd Tribune Building starts construction, 7 S. Dearborn, 1901, Chicago.
The building was demolished in 1998.

The 3rd Tribune Building starts construction, 7 S. Dearborn, 1901, Chicago.

The building was demolished in 1998.

Lunch break during construction of 1000 N Lake Shore Drive, 1965, Chicago.

Lunch break during construction of 1000 N Lake Shore Drive, 1965, Chicago.

Beginning construction on the Lake St. ‘L’, Lake St and Milwaukee Ave, 1889, Chicago

The Lake St. ‘L’ would not start operations until 1893

Greg Borzo Collection

Beginning construction on the Lake St. ‘L’, Lake St and Milwaukee Ave, 1889, Chicago

The Lake St. ‘L’ would not start operations until 1893

Greg Borzo Collection

Randolph Street Bridge construction, 1903, Chicago.
via Chicago Magazine

Randolph Street Bridge construction, 1903, Chicago.

via Chicago Magazine

'L' construction at Madison and Market, 1893, Chicago.

'L' construction at Madison and Market, 1893, Chicago.

Digging out Jackson Park in 1891 to create the Grand Basin for the Columbian Exposition of 1893, Chicago. Photo is looking east.

Digging out Jackson Park in 1891 to create the Grand Basin for the Columbian Exposition of 1893, Chicago. Photo is looking east.

Construction of the Calumet Skyway (now called the Chicago Skyway), 1957, Chicago.

Construction of the Calumet Skyway (now called the Chicago Skyway), 1957, Chicago.

Construction of the Dan Ryan at Archer Ave, 1964, Chicago. Art Sinsabaugh.

Construction of the Dan Ryan at Archer Ave, 1964, Chicago. Art Sinsabaugh.

Construction of the First Regiment Armory, 1552 S Michigan Ave, 1892, Chicago.
I have found that pre-1900 construction sites often look like demolitions in progress.

Construction of the First Regiment Armory, 1552 S Michigan Ave, 1892, Chicago.

I have found that pre-1900 construction sites often look like demolitions in progress.

The Hancock Tower under construction, 1968, Chicago. Ezra Stoller

The Hancock Tower under construction, 1968, Chicago. Ezra Stoller