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  • Chicago Tribune Building
    Image | 1893 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] Chicago Tribune Building, Madison and Dearborn Sts. [See "Newspapers."]"
  • La Salle Street from Courthouse Square
    Image | 1860-1869 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "La Salle Street from Courthouse Square. Original owned by Chicago Historical Society."
  • LaSalle Street
    Image | 1875 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "LaSalle Street, Chicago, south from Washington."
  • State Street
    Image | 1912 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "In the Shopping District--State Street." View is looking northeast up State Street from Madison Street.
  • New South Water Street
    Image | 1919 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "A typical scene of new South Water Street from State to Market Streets to be carried through along the river bank to connect with the upper and lower levels of Michigan Avenue." From text: "Consider how the improvement proposed will bring South Water Street into its destiny, not as a fruit market, but as a modern, high-class business thoroughfare. On the upper leve...
  • John Walsh's Store at Custom House Place
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Street scenes in the "Bygone Days" Custom House Place, Showing John R. Walsh's Store By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". Photograph is undated but appears to be from the 1860s.
  • South Water Street today
    Image | 1919 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "South Water Street as it is today--a physical misfit in Chicago's scheme of development." From text: "South Water Street today is an economic waste
  • Looking north from bridge
    Image | 1919 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Looking north from bridge showing monumental arch treatment. Drawing by A. N. Rebori." From text: "Early in the previous year the North Central Business District Association (the name of which has since been shortened to North Central Association) ... invited a number of architects to meet with a committee of its organization with a view to enlisting their interest...
  • Dearborn Street
    Image | 1906 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Dearborn Street, the "Sixth Avenue" of Chicago, is one of the city's leading retail business thoroughfares. Here are banks, hotels and cafes in confusing array. It is also noted as a street of outfitters, haberdashers and stores of that type. Finer or handsomer business structures are not to be found on this continent. At one end is Polk Street Depot
  • Washington Street, west from Dearborn
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Street scenes in the "Bygone Days" Washington Street, Looking West from Dearborn By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". Photograph is undated but appears to be from the 1860s.
  • State and Madison Streets
    Image | 1930 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "State and Madison Streets, World's Busiest Corner." From text: "The unceasing streams of parallel, mingling and intersecting traffic during the business hours is an extraordinary spectacle
  • Clark Street
    Image | 1875 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Clark Street, south from Randolph."
  • Clark and South Water Streets
    Image | 1860-1869 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Corner Clark and South Water Streets Before the Fire. Original owned by Chicago Historical Society".
  • Looking north on State from Madison St.
    Image | 1893 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] Looking north on State From Madison St. [See "Guide."]". From text: "[W]e will endeavor to do the great retail avenue of Chicago, or at least a portion of it, before the day closes. This thoroughfare ... is one of the grandest commercial arteries in the world. By looking up "State Street" in the Index, you will learn that ...
  • Dearborn Street
    Image | 1875 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Dearborn Street, south from Monroe".
  • State Street
    Image | 1875 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "State Street, south from Washington."
  • Wabash Avenue
    Image | 1912 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "In the Shopping District--Wabash Avenue." View is looking northwest up Wabash Avenue from Monroe Street.
  • Gateway to North Michigan Avenue
    Image | 1919 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Suggested treatment of gateway to North Michigan Avenue, looking north. Drawing by A. N. Rebori."
  • Early shopping district at Lake and La Salle
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "The Early Shopping District Intersection of Lake and La Salle Streets By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"
  • Early shopping district at Lake and Wells
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "The Early Shopping District Intersection of Lake and Wells Streets By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"
  • Dearborn Street
    Image | 1906 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Dearborn Street, the "Sixth Avenue" of Chicago, is one of the city's leading retail business thoroughfares. Here are banks, hotels and cafes in confusing array. It is also noted as a street of outfitters, haberdashers and stores of that type. Finer or handsomer business structures are not to be found on this continent. At one end is Polk Street Depot