Raising gang preparing to connect steel, 900 N Michigan Ave, 1987, Chicago. Susan Crocker
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.
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
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.
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
Randolph Street Bridge construction, 1903, Chicago.
via Chicago Magazine
'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.
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 First Regiment Armory, 1552 S Michigan Ave, 1892, Chicago.
I have found that pre-1900 construction sites often look like demolitions in progress.
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