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Looking south on Astor from Banks, 1908, Chicago.

Looking north at the Palmolive Building and the Lindberg Beacon, 1930, Chicago.

Looking north at the Palmolive Building and the Lindberg Beacon, 1930, Chicago.

East on Cedar to Lake Shore Drive, 1909, Chicago

Looking south on Dearborn from Chicago Ave, 1910, Chicago

Looking north on Lake Shore Drive from Division, 1905, Chicago.

Looking north on Lake Shore Drive from Division, 1905, Chicago.

Looking north on Lake Shore Drive from Cedar, 1908, Chicago.

Looking north on Lake Shore Drive from Cedar, 1908, Chicago.

Photo from Flapper magazine showing Oak Street Beach goers signing a petition for more changing rooms and “comfort stations,” aka toilets, 1922, Chicago.

Photo from Flapper magazine showing Oak Street Beach goers signing a petition for more changing rooms and “comfort stations,” aka toilets, 1922, Chicago.

Looking north on Rush at Delaware, 1963, Chicago.

Looking north on Rush at Delaware, 1963, Chicago.

Looking south on Rush from Oak, 1956, Chicago

Looking south on Rush from Oak, 1956, Chicago

Rush and Oak, c. 1985, Chicago.

Barneys New York now occupies this corner.

Thanks to all for the date call out on the original post.

Rush and Oak, c. 1985, Chicago.

Barneys New York now occupies this corner.

Thanks to all for the date call out on the original post.
Birdseye view, looking north from the Water Tower, 1888, Chicago.

Oak Street Beach can be seen on the right.

Birdseye view, looking north from the Water Tower, 1888, Chicago.

Oak Street Beach can be seen on the right.

Rush Street, south from Bellevue, 1909, Chicago.

This corner is now the home of the Thompson Hotel, across the street from Gibson’s.

Rush Street, south from Bellevue, 1909, Chicago.

This corner is now the home of the Thompson Hotel, across the street from Gibson’s.

Looking north on N Michigan Ave from Chicago Ave, 1921, Chicago.

Looking north on N Michigan Ave from Chicago Ave, 1921, Chicago.

Looking south on Dearborn from North Ave, 1890, Chicago.

Looking south on Dearborn from North Ave, 1890, Chicago.

Looking north on Lake Shore Drive (from Goethe?), 1901, Chicago.

Looking north on Lake Shore Drive (from Goethe?), 1901, Chicago.