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1. Soldiers' Memorial in St. James's Church Soldiers' Memorial in St. James's Church Monuments & memorials Caption: "The Soldiers' Memorial in St. James's Episcopal Church (Uninjured by the Fire and Forming Part of the Reconstructed Edifice, at Cass and Huron Streets)". Note: Cass Street is earlier name for...

2. Mahlon D. Ogden property Mahlon D. Ogden property Houses Caption: "The Mahlon D. Ogden Property By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". Image is undated but appears to be from the 1860s.

3. Armour elevator Armour elevator Grain elevators Caption: "The Armour grain elevator is the largest in the city, and belongs to the millionaire meat packer. The owner is noted for his great wheat operations on the Board of Trade. The vast quantities...

4. Water Tower Water Tower Waterworks; Pumping stations Caption: "The Water Tower[.] The North Water Works are situated on Chicago Avenue near the lake shore. Here a stone tower, one hundred and sixty feet high, receives water from the lake forced by four engines...

5. Kinzie's residence Kinzie's residence Houses From text: "The first white man who became a permanent settler here was Mr. John Kinzie, an Indian trader, who crossed the lake from St. Joseph, Michigan, in 1804. He was the founder of the commerce of...

6. Chicago Water Works Chicago Water Works Waterworks From text: "… it was not until Monday, March 25th, 1867, that the water was let into the tunnel to flow through the water pipes and hydrants of the city. On that day the new water works were formally...

7. First Baptist Church First Baptist Church Baptist churches From text: "First Baptist Church, Wabash av., cor. Hubbard court."

8. Residence of Mrs. Potter Palmer Residence of Mrs. Potter Palmer Houses From text: "Potter Palmer of Chicago was a member of the Board of Directors of the World's Columbian Exposition, and his wife, Mrs. Bertha M. Honore Palmer, was president of the Board of Lady Managers."...

9. The execution The execution Anarchists; Haymarket Square Riot, Chicago, Ill., 1886. Engraving depicts August Spies, Adolph Fischer, George Engel and Albert Parsons standing at the gallows, moments before their execution on Nov. 11, 1887.

10. Water tower and pumphouse Water tower and pumphouse Waterworks Caption: "Chicago Water Works."

11. General perspective looking north General perspective looking north Streets Caption: "General perspective looking north, shows area affected by North Michigan Avenue extension. Drawing by A. N. Rebori."

12. North plaza of new Michigan Avenue North plaza of new Michigan Avenue Streets Caption: "Looking south across north plaza, showing possibilities of developing North Michigan Avenue. Drawing by Vernon Howe Bailey."

13. Gateway to North Michigan Avenue Gateway to North Michigan Avenue Commercial streets; Bridges Caption: "Suggested treatment of gateway to North Michigan Avenue, looking north. Drawing by A. N. Rebori."

14. Looking north from bridge Looking north from bridge Commercial streets; Bridges Caption: "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...

15. Navy Pier Navy Pier Piers & wharves; Amusement piers From text: "The Navy Pier, an immense and impressive structure of concrete, steel and glass, nearly 300 feet wide, extends from the foot of Grand Avenue, 3,000 feet into Lake Michigan, at Chicago's harbor...

16. Wolf's Point, Chicago, 1832 Wolf's Point, Chicago, 1832 Waterfronts; Log buildings; Indigenous peoples Caption: "Wolf's Point, Chicago, 1832 Near the Site of the North-Western Line Passenger Station, Wells Street, Chicago"
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