Michigan Ave, 1962, Chicago
Installation of the bulkhead from Randolph to 12th St (Roosevelt), which would be built up with landfill, extending the shoreline east from Grant Park, 1923, Chicago.
The Blackstone nears completion, 636 S Michigan Ave, 1910, Chicago
Looking south on Michigan Ave from 8th St, 1964, Chicago
Military encampment at Grant Park, 1944, Chicago
The Chicago White Stockings (later, Cubs), 1889, Lake Park Grounds (Grant Park), Chicago.
Sky divers form over Grant Park, 1977, Chicago
Walter Brookins in his aeroplane over the Art Instiute and Grant Park, 1913, Chicago.
Brookins was the first pilot trained by the Wright brothers for their exhibition team.
Crowd lines the lake shore at the “Aero Hydro Meet,” Grant Park, 1913, Chicago
Casualty at the aviation meet, Grant Park, 1911, Chicago.
Looking south on Grant Park at crowds gathered for an air show, 1911, Chicago.
Crowd gathers in Grant Park for an “aviation meet,” 1911, Chicago
Grant Park parking lot, looking west between Madison and Monroe, 1923, Chicago.
Aerial looking north, 1931, Chicago.
Signing off for a few days while I go exploring in Grant Park.
Pictured is a little-known performer at one of the small Lollapalooza side-stages in 2007, billed here for the first time as Lady Gaga and the Starlight Revue.
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Scaffold theme by Mike Harding.