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Launch of the Steamer William E. Edrey, 1905, Chicago

Launch of the Steamer William E. Edrey, 1905, 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.

Looking east from State Street between Randolph and Washington, 1839, Chicago

Looking east from State Street between Randolph and Washington, 1839, Chicago

Looking north on Michigan Ave from Adams, with the Interstate Exposition Building to the east, 1887, Chicago.

The Interstate Expo would be demolished to make way for the Art Institute in 1891.

If you look north of the Expo Building, you can see the first baseball park home of the Chicago White Stockings, later renamed the Cubs.

Looking north on Michigan Ave from Adams, with the Interstate Exposition Building to the east, 1887, Chicago.

The Interstate Expo would be demolished to make way for the Art Institute in 1891.

If you look north of the Expo Building, you can see the first baseball park home of the Chicago White Stockings, later renamed the Cubs.

A stall awaits assistance on Lake Shore Drive at Diversey, 1895, Chicago

A stall awaits assistance on Lake Shore Drive at Diversey, 1895, Chicago

The skyline south west from Navy Pier, 1959, Chicago

The skyline south west from Navy Pier, 1959, Chicago

Sky divers form over Grant Park, 1977, Chicago

Sky divers form over Grant Park, 1977, Chicago

Trick skiers pass Shedd Aquarium, 1960, Chicago.

Trick skiers pass Shedd Aquarium, 1960, Chicago.

Navy enlistees go through abandoning ship exercises at Navy Pier, 1942, Chicago

Navy enlistees go through abandoning ship exercises at Navy Pier, 1942, Chicago

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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Edgewater Beach Hotel and golf links, 5555 N Sheridan, just south from Bryn Mawr, 1923, Chicago.

Edgewater Beach Hotel and golf links, 5555 N Sheridan, just south from Bryn Mawr, 1923, Chicago.

Aerial looking north, 1931, Chicago.

Aerial looking north, 1931, Chicago.

The Chicago Harbor Lighthouse seen from Navy Pier, 1959, Chicago.

The Chicago Harbor Lighthouse seen from Navy Pier, 1959, Chicago.

Ohio Street Beach, 1941, Chicago. John Vachon

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Ohio Street Beach, 1941, Chicago. John Vachon

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Oak Street Beach, 1934, Chicago

Oak Street Beach, 1934, Chicago