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Looking north west from Grant Park, 1959, Chicago

Looking north west from Grant Park, 1959, Chicago

Early “color” photograph looking north on Michigan Ave from 9th Street, 1931, Chicago

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Early “color” photograph looking north on Michigan Ave from 9th Street, 1931, Chicago

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Michigan Ave, 1962, Chicago

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.

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

The Blackstone nears completion, 636 S Michigan Ave, 1910, Chicago

Looking south on Michigan Ave from 8th St, 1964, Chicago

Looking south on Michigan Ave from 8th St, 1964, Chicago

Military encampment at Grant Park, 1944, Chicago

Military encampment at Grant Park, 1944, Chicago

The Chicago White Stockings (later, Cubs), 1889, Lake Park Grounds (Grant Park), Chicago.

The Chicago White Stockings (later, Cubs), 1889, Lake Park Grounds (Grant Park), Chicago.

Sky divers form over Grant Park, 1977, 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.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walter_Brookins

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.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walter_Brookins

Crowd lines the lake shore at the “Aero Hydro Meet,” Grant Park, 1913, Chicago

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Crowd lines the lake shore at the “Aero Hydro Meet,” Grant Park, 1913, Chicago

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Casualty at the aviation meet, Grant Park, 1911, Chicago.

Casualty at the aviation meet, Grant Park, 1911, Chicago.

Looking south on Grant Park at crowds gathered for an air show, 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

Crowd gathers in Grant Park for an “aviation meet,” 1911, Chicago

Grant Park parking lot, looking west between Madison and Monroe, 1923, Chicago.

Grant Park parking lot, looking west between Madison and Monroe, 1923, Chicago.