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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.

Boat leaving the harbor at Diversey, 1916, Chicago.

That’s Lake Shore Drive in the lower left corner.

Boat leaving the harbor at Diversey, 1916, Chicago.

That’s Lake Shore Drive in the lower left corner.

North Ave Beach, 1983, Chicago. Scott Mutter.

Note that a north facing photo and a south facing photo have been blended to create this illusion.

North Ave Beach, 1983, Chicago. Scott Mutter.

Note that a north facing photo and a south facing photo have been blended to create this illusion.

Oak Street Beach, 1977, Chicago.

Oak Street Beach, 1977, Chicago.

Montrose Beach, 1961, Chicago.

Montrose Beach, 1961, Chicago.

Chicago Hand Made Cigars, 1930, Chicago.

Chicago Hand Made Cigars, 1930, Chicago.

Looking north on Lake Shore Drive at Fullerton, with the Ferris Wheel (moved from Jackson Park in 1895 to Clark and Wrightwood) in the distance, 1900, Chicago.

Looking north on Lake Shore Drive at Fullerton, with the Ferris Wheel (moved from Jackson Park in 1895 to Clark and Wrightwood) in the distance, 1900, Chicago.

A replica of Columbus’ caravel, Santa Maria, sails east of Jackson Park in Lake Michigan, Columbian Exposition, 1893, Chicago.

A replica of Columbus’ caravel, Santa Maria, sails east of Jackson Park in Lake Michigan, Columbian Exposition, 1893, Chicago.

Lake Shore Drive and North Ave, 1929, Chicago.

Lake Shore Drive and North Ave, 1929, Chicago.

La Rabida at dawn, 1900, Chicago.

La Rabida at dawn, 1900, Chicago.

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

Wilson Ave Bathing Beach, 1911, Chicago.

Wilson Ave Bathing Beach, 1911, Chicago.

View west from The Crib, 1882, Chicago.

View west from The Crib, 1882, Chicago.

Looking west from the breakwater at Michigan Ave and Madison, 1865, Chicago.

Looking west from the breakwater at Michigan Ave and Madison, 1865, Chicago.

North Ave Beach, 1910, Chicago.

North Ave Beach, 1910, Chicago.