Posts tagged grant park

Looking west from Buckingham Fountain, 1973, Chicago.

Looking west from Buckingham Fountain, 1973, Chicago.

An unrealized proposal for Television City, along the lake front in Grant Park, 1948, Chicago.

The Interstate Exposition Building, Michigan and Adams, 1873 and 1885, Chicago.

Note the smoke damage in the second photo from railroad pollution , which ran along the lake front behind the building.

The IEB was demolished in 1892 to make way for the Art Institute, which was completed in 1893.

Looking south on Michigan Ave from Adams, 1888, Chicago.

Looking south on Michigan Ave from Adams, 1888, Chicago.

Concert at the Grant Park Bandshell with the skyline enshrouded in fog, 1946, Chicago.

Concert at the Grant Park Bandshell with the skyline enshrouded in fog, 1946, Chicago.

Looking north on Michigan Ave from Van Buren, 1909, Chicago.

Looking north on Michigan Ave from Van Buren, 1909, Chicago.

Aerial looking north from an unfinished Soldier Field, 1923, Chicago.

Aerial looking north from an unfinished Soldier Field, 1923, Chicago.

A crowd gathers at the beginning of a bike race on Michigan Ave, 1893, Chicago.

The Art Institute is in the last stages of construction.

A crowd gathers at the beginning of a bike race on Michigan Ave, 1893, Chicago.

The Art Institute is in the last stages of construction.

The Illinois Central Depot, 12th Street (Roosevelt) and the lake, 1905, Chicago.

The Illinois Central Depot, 12th Street (Roosevelt) and the lake, 1905, Chicago.

Grant Park, 1905, Chicago.

Grant Park, 1905, Chicago.

The Interstate Exposition Building, Michigan and Adams, 1875, Chicago.

I often reference this building as one of the examples of lost Chicago architecture that I would most like to see. The Expo would be demolished in 1891 to make way for construction of the Art Institute, completed in 1893.

The Interstate Exposition Building, Michigan and Adams, 1875, Chicago.

I often reference this building as one of the examples of lost Chicago architecture that I would most like to see. The Expo would be demolished in 1891 to make way for construction of the Art Institute, completed in 1893.

Concert at the Grant Park Bandshell, 1960, Chicago.

Concert at the Grant Park Bandshell, 1960, Chicago.

Looking north from Michigan and 8th, 1947, Chicago.

Looking north from Michigan and 8th, 1947, Chicago.

The mast antennae is raised to top the Prudential Building, 1955, Chicago.

The mast antennae is raised to top the Prudential Building, 1955, Chicago.

Grant Park, 1927, Chicago

Grant Park, 1927, Chicago