Chicago, 1960, Yasuhiro Ishimoto
Looking south on Wabash from Van Buren, 1956, Chicago.
Gamble Music is still around, although not in this location.
Tinted lantern slide, looking down Lake St, 1916, Chicago
Ryerson and Burnham Archives, Art Institute of Chicago
Train station, Clark, Carroll and Wells, 1907, Chicago.
The Thorndale L Station, 1977, Chicago.
via West Village Bob
Subway station at North and Clybourn, 1956, Chicago.
Chicago “L” Car Series, 1934-1938, Chicago, Edmund Teske
The Elevated Chicago, 1939, Chicago. Gyorgy Kepes.
State Street (Subway),1955, Chicago. Charles Swedlund
I love these steampunk/fantasy images of Chicago from artist Matthew Buchholz’s Alternate Histories series.
Plan your escape route for the impending zombie attack by getting your own copy here: http://www.etsy.com/shop/alternatehistories/search?search_query=chicago&order=date_desc&view_type=gallery&ref=shop_search
The Northwestern Ravenswood Station, the West Side Kedzie Station and the South Side Princeton Station, 1910, Chicago
Making game day signs for the CTA, 1967, 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
Sailors on leave waiting in the Loop for the North Shore Electric Line, 1963, Chicago. Francis Miller
LaSalle Street, 1919, Chicago
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