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Illinois Central entrance to Chicago
Illinois Central entrance to Chicago
TitleIllinois Central entrance to Chicago
CreatorChicago Aerial Survey Co.
DescriptionCaption: "Illinois Central Entrance to the Heart of Chicago; Soldier 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, steamship docks, and other places of public interest. The nearest street car line and nearest elevated station (Roosevelt Road) are at Wabash Avenue and Roosevelt Road, only one and one-half blocks west. Motor bus lines, passing the entrance to Central Station, provide convenient service to all parts of the city over Chicago's famous boulevards."
Date1930
TypePhotographs
Identifierchicagovacationc00illi_0009.jp2
Source Pagehttp://www.archive.org/stream/chicagovacationc00illi#page/4/mode/2up
Link to the Full-Texthttp://hdl.handle.net/10111/UIUCOCA:chicagovacationc00illi
Physical LocationUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Formatimage/jp2
Subject NameSoldier Field (Chicago, Ill.)
Field Museum of Natural History (Chicago, Ill.)
Grant Park (Chicago, Ill.)
John G. Shedd Aquarium (Chicago, Ill.)
SubjectRailroads
Stadiums
Galleries & museums
Aquariums
Parks
Coverage-SpatialThe Loop (Chicago, Ill.)
Near South Side (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
Waterfronts
Transportation
Book TitleChicago, the vacation city
Author of the BookIllinois Central. Passenger Department.
CollectionPicture Chicago
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