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South Water Street today
South Water Street today
TitleSouth Water Street today
DescriptionCaption: "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; a burdensome charge on all the people; a drawback to Chicago's progress; obstructive to its prosperity, and a conflagration danger to the whole Loop district. South Water Street is a physical misfit. If left as it is, it must forever remain dwarfed, destroying its own usefulness."
Date1919
TypePhotographs
Identifierchicagosreconstr00camp_raw_0077.jp2
Source Pagehttp://www.archive.org/stream/chicagosreconstr00camp#page/56/mode/2up
Link to the Full-Texthttp://hdl.handle.net/10111/UIUCOCA:chicagosreconstr00camp
Physical LocationUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Formatimage/jp2
Subject NameSouth Water Street (Chicago, Ill.)
SubjectCommercial streets
Coverage-SpatialThe Loop (Chicago, Ill.)
Coverage-Temporal1910-1919
PublisherUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Illinois at Chicago
RightsImages in this collection were digitized through the University of Illinois Library's participation in the Open Content Alliance and may be used freely. Attribution to the University of Illinois is appreciated. High-resolution images can be downloaded from the Internet Archive at www.archive.org. For further information, contact dcc@library.uiuc.edu.
Sub-CollectionStreet Scenes
Book TitleChicago's reconstruction plan. Devoted to Chicago's economics, hygienic reconstruction and attractive development. http://www.archive.org/stream/chicagosreconstr00camp#page/48/mode/2up
Author of the BookCampbell, Frank J.
CollectionPicture Chicago
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