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High Bridge at Lincoln Park
Parks; Bridges; Lakes & ponds
Caption: "Lincoln Park--View from "High Bridge" of the Park, Mile Long Lagoon and the Lake. "High Bridge" across the Lagoon at Lincoln Park."
German Building at Jackson Park
Exhibition buildings; Parks; Beaches
Caption: "ackson Park--The German Building (Refectory) and the Beach." The German Building was erected for the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition and was one of the few structures to remain behind and became...
Sheridan Road, Lincoln Park
From text: "North Side--Lincoln Park. This is the oldest park of them all and has attraction and features peculiar to itself. Among them are a beautiful and well-developed foliage, a slightly rolling contour,...
Caption: "Lincoln Park, Chicago, view from the 'Hill.'"
Bird's eye view of Grant Park
Harbors; Parks; City planning
Caption: "Bird's eye view at night of Grant Park, the façade of the city, the proposed harbor, and the lagoons of the proposed park on the south shore. From a painting by Jules Guerin. Copyright, The...
Galleries & museums; Parks
Caption: "The Art Building of the famous World's Fair of 1893, is the only one of the white structures preserved in Jackson Park. It had its beginnings as a permanent institution from the contributions...
Humboldt Park boathouse
Caption: "Free Bathing Pool[.] One of the most beneficent of Chicago's charities is the public bathing system, a comparatively recent institution. The baths are spacious and well-equipped and the best...
Lincoln Park bathing beach
Caption: "Chicago's Bathing Beach, Lincoln Park". From text: "A refectory and provision for athletic pastimes are additional features of the place; also a children's bathing beach. It is reached by the...
Grant Park adjoining Central Station
Caption: "Grant Park, Adjoining Central Station, Showing the Buckingham Fountain and Other New Improvements Under Way." From text: "Buckingham Fountain, in Grant Park at the foot of Congress Street, is...
Looking north from Park Row
Caption: "Looking North from Park Row By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"
Chicago For the Tourist
Book covers; Parks; Statues
Book cover. Full text: "Chicago For the Tourist Reached by the Illinois Central R. R." Image depicts the Ulysses S. Grant Memorial in Lincoln Park.
Caption: "Cntral Park, Chicago".
Caption: "Jefferson Park, Chicago."
Michigan Avenue looking north
Caption: "A view of Michigan Avenue looking north across Grant Park."
Chicago from the air
Parks; Aerial photographs
Caption: "Chicago from the Air, Showing Lake Michigan, Grant Park and Michigan Boulevard". From text: "Europeans have sauntered up Michigan Avenue at theatre time, when the moon was climbing out of the...
Statue of Robert de La Salle
Statues; Parks; Rites & ceremonies
Frontispiece of book
Michigan Avenue in the 1860's
Caption: "Michigan Avenue in the '60s. Original owned by Chicago Historical Society."
Illinois Central entrance to Chicago
Railroads; Stadiums; Galleries & museums; Aquariums; Parks
Caption: "Illinois Central Entrance to the Heart of Chicago; Soldier Field, Field Museum and Shedd Aquarium in the foreground". From text: "Central Station, on the Boulevard System, has an incomparable...
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