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Terminal of Chicago & Northwestern Railroad
Caption: "Passenger terminal of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway, completed in 1911. Courtesy of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway." From text: "In the annual report for the year ending June 30th, 1907,...
Caption: "Masonic Temple."" From text: "It might be added that the Masonic Temple at the corner of State and Randolph Streets will when completed, prove one of the finest buildings in the world. A glance...
New City Hall and County Building
Courthouses; City & town halls
From text: "On the opposite page is a fine representation in half-tone of the new County Building and City Hall, as the conjoined, magnificent structure will appear when the city half of it shall have...
Farragut Boat Club
From text: "The present club house (at 3016 Lake Park Avenue) was completed in the spring of 1886."
Caption: "Austin Library Building and Club House." From text: "The Oaks was organized in January, 1882, and incorporated September 3d, 1884, its object being to promote social intercourse between its members...
From text: "The Standard Club was organized in 1869, and chartered February 14th, 1887. The object for which it was formed is the social and mental improvement of its members by social intercourse and...
Chicago Water Works
From text: "… it was not until Monday, March 25th, 1867, that the water was let into the tunnel to flow through the water pipes and hydrants of the city. On that day the new water works were formally...
University of Chicago
Universities & colleges
From text: "University of Chicago [i]s located within four miles of the Court House, and on the route of the Cottage Grove horse-cars, within a few steps of the shores of Lake Michigan. It is conducted...
Luncheon by Daniel Burnham
Caption: "Luncheon by Daniel Hudson Burnham, architect, to his city-planning colleagues in business when the Plan of Chicago was completed in 1908. From left to right (upper row) : Edward B. Butler, Daniel...
Federal Building at Chicago
Caption: "Federal Building at Chicago: Begun in 1896, completed in 1905"
Dome and Grand Stairway
Galleries & museums
Caption: "Dome and grand stairway of Art Institute, completed in 1912. Courtesy of Art Institute of Chicago". From text: "There are now in 1911, fifty public exhibition galleries, of which twenty-seven...
From text: "A resident of Chicago ere the city was incorporated and identified with its commercial interests until after the great fire, when the work of rebuilding the city was substantially completed,...
From text: "The theatre was a surprise to every one, even in Chicago, where celerity is a prevailing habit and Time has in most things been knocked out of time. The first stone was turned upon the ground...
Benjamin F. Ferguson
Business people; Philanthropists
From text: "Benjamin Franklin Ferguson, an old and respected business man of Chicago, died April 10, 1905. By his will, after providing certain small bequests to relatives, he committed to the Northern...
Residence of Henry W. Schultz
Caption: "Residence of Mr. Henry W. Schultz Kenilworth, Ill." Designed by architect George W. Maher and completed in 1909.
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