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  • High Bridge at Lincoln Park
    Image | 1912 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Lincoln Park--View from "High Bridge" of the Park, Mile Long Lagoon and the Lake. "High Bridge" across the Lagoon at Lincoln Park."
  • Bird's eye view of Grant Park
    Image | 1919 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "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 Commercial Club of Chicago."
  • Illinois Central entrance to Chicago
    Image | 1930 | Picture ChicagoSoldier Field, Field Museum and Shedd Aquarium in the foreground". From text: "Central Station, on the Boulevard System, has an incomparable situation on the lake shore. Just off Michigan Boulevard, Chicago's most imposing thoroughfare, at Roosevelt Road, it places all of Chicago within easy reach by automobile. It is convenient to the down-town hotels, the theatres, stea...
  • Lincoln Park bathing beach
    Image | 1912 | Picture Chicagoalso a children's bathing beach. It is reached by the North Clark Street electric car."
  • Peristyle at the lake front
    Image | 1920 | Picture ChicagoFrontispiece. Color enhanced print showing peristyle at Randolph Street and the Michigan Avenue streetwall buildings, including the Montgomery Ward Building, at center.
  • Lincoln Park
    Image | 1875 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Lincoln Park, Chicago, view from the 'Hill.'"
  • Jefferson Park
    Image | 1875 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Jefferson Park, Chicago."
  • Looking north from Park Row
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Looking North from Park Row By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"
  • German Building at Jackson Park
    Image | 1912 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "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 a permanent feature in Jackson Park after the fair concluded.
  • Chicago For the Tourist
    Image | 1912 | Picture ChicagoBook cover. Full text: "Chicago For the Tourist Reached by the Illinois Central R. R." Image depicts the Ulysses S. Grant Memorial in Lincoln Park.
  • Central Park
    Image | 1875 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Cntral Park, Chicago".
  • Chicago from the air
    Image | 1930 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "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 lake, silhouetting the classic lions of the Art Institute against a Maxfield Parrish sky, glorifying the Grecian peristyle with its silver radiance, and they have pronounce...
  • Grant Park adjoining Central Station
    Image | 1930 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "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 the largest and one of the most beautiful fountains in the world. It has several varieties of displays and is illuminated at night. Closed during the winter months."
  • Field Museum
    Image | 1906 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "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 of rare articles by exhibitors at the Exposition. It was first intended to be called "The Columbian Museum," but on an endowment of one million dollars from Marshall Field, ...
  • Humboldt Park boathouse
    Image | 1906 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "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 evidence of their importance is found in the numbers resorting daily to their use. They are open and free to all. The Carter H. Harrison Bath at 192 Mather Street is noted ...
  • Looking northeast from near Terrace Row
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Looking Northeast from near Terrace Row The Lake Front By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"
  • Statue of Robert de La Salle
    Image | 1889 | Picture ChicagoFrontispiece of book
  • Sheridan Road, Lincoln Park
    Image | 1912 | Picture ChicagoFrom 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, a "zoo" containing about 1,200 specimens, and boulevards skirting about five miles of lake front. The latter includes the famous Lake Shore Drive and the Sheridan Ro...
  • Michigan Avenue in the 1860's
    Image | 1860-1869 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Michigan Avenue in the '60s. Original owned by Chicago Historical Society."
  • Michigan Avenue looking north
    Image | 1919 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "A view of Michigan Avenue looking north across Grant Park."