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Chicago from the air
Chicago from the air
TitleChicago from the air
CreatorChicago Aerial Survey Co.
DescriptionCaption: "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 pronounced it the most colorful boulevard in the world. By day, they have called it inspiring: On one side towering skyscrapers that stretch blocks and blocks north and south; on the other, the expanse of Lake Michigan which gives the glamour and color and bigness to this enchanted highway."
Date1930
TypePhotographs
Identifierchicagovacationc00illi_0006.jp2
Source Pagehttp://www.archive.org/stream/chicagovacationc00illi#page/2/mode/2up
Link to the Full-Texthttp://hdl.handle.net/10111/UIUCOCA:chicagovacationc00illi
Physical LocationUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Formatimage/jp2
Subject NameGrant Park (Chicago, Ill.)
SubjectParks
Aerial photographs
Coverage-SpatialThe Loop (Chicago, Ill.)
Coverage-Temporal1930-1939
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-CollectionParks
Buildings
Book TitleChicago, the vacation city
Author of the BookIllinois Central. Passenger Department.
CollectionPicture Chicago
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