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Getting creative to keep cool at the General Motors Powerama Fair, south of Soldier Field, 1955, Chicago.

Getting creative to keep cool at the General Motors Powerama Fair, south of Soldier Field, 1955, Chicago.

Lake Shore Drive and North Ave, 1929, Chicago.

Lake Shore Drive and North Ave, 1929, Chicago.

A Goodyear ad featuring Michigan Ave, 1920, Chicago.

A Goodyear ad featuring Michigan Ave, 1920, Chicago.

Coming to the Fair? A chart shows you the distance and what it would cost, 1933, Chicago.

Advertisement for the Chicago and Alton RR, service to St. Louis and Kansas City, 1878, Chicago.

The ad calls out the “Palace Reclining Chairs” as a perk of the cars used on its railroad.

Note that the Chicago and Alton route is outlined on the side and front of the recliner.

Advertisement for the Chicago and Alton RR, service to St. Louis and Kansas City, 1878, Chicago.

The ad calls out the “Palace Reclining Chairs” as a perk of the cars used on its railroad.

Note that the Chicago and Alton route is outlined on the side and front of the recliner.

Looking north on Wells from Eugenie, 1947, Chicago.

The Hotel Lincoln can be seen to the north.

Looking north on Wells from Eugenie, 1947, Chicago.

The Hotel Lincoln can be seen to the north.

Looking west on Madison from Canal, 1917, Chicago.
The Chicago + North Western Terminal (now Ogilvie Transport Center) is out of frame on the right.

Looking west on Madison from Canal, 1917, Chicago.

The Chicago + North Western Terminal (now Ogilvie Transport Center) is out of frame on the right.

Looking south east on Milwaukee Ave from Chicago Ave, 1910, Chicago.

Looking south east on Milwaukee Ave from Chicago Ave, 1910, Chicago.

Untitled, 1958, Chicago. Ray Metzker

Untitled, 1958, Chicago. Ray Metzker

Looking east on Lake from Clark, 1892, Chicago.

Looking east on Lake from Clark, 1892, Chicago.

Clark and Madison, 1948, Chicago.

Clark and Madison, 1948, Chicago.

N Michigan Ave, 1930, Chicago.

N Michigan Ave, 1930, Chicago.

Looking north on N Michigan Ave, 1947, Chicago. Russell Lee

Looking north on N Michigan Ave, 1947, Chicago. Russell Lee

Looking north on Lake Shore Drive at the Grant Monument, 1888, Chicago.
Note that the statue of Grant had yet to be attached to the base and how close LSD comes to the monument.
Evidently a child drew on the images, adding palm trees.

Looking north on Lake Shore Drive at the Grant Monument, 1888, Chicago.

Note that the statue of Grant had yet to be attached to the base and how close LSD comes to the monument.

Evidently a child drew on the images, adding palm trees.

Looking north on Michigan Ave from Congress, 1893, Chicago.

Of course, the two buildings on the left, the Auditorium and the Studebaker Building, still stand.

Looking north on Michigan Ave from Congress, 1893, Chicago.

Of course, the two buildings on the left, the Auditorium and the Studebaker Building, still stand.