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1. University of Chicago University of Chicago Universities & colleges From text: "University of Chicago [i]s located within four miles of the Court House, and on the route of the Cottage Grove horse-cars, within a few steps of the shores of Lake Michigan. It is conducted...

2. Chamber of Commerce Chamber of Commerce Chambers of commerce; Boards of trade From text: "Chamber of Commerce--Board of Trade Is located on the corner of Washington and LaSalle streets. Its walls are built of Athens marble, and its dimensions are 93 by 181 feet. It is in the modern...

3. Chicago Tribune building Chicago Tribune building Office buildings; Newspapers From text: "The new Tribune building [i]s, in every respect, a model of beauty, convenience and comfort, and an ornament to the city. It is located on the corner of Madison and Dearborn streets. It fronts...

4. McVicker's Theatre McVicker's Theatre Theaters From text: "McVicker's Theatre is one of the finest structures of the kind in the country. It is situated on Madison street, between State and Dearborn streets. Its cost was over $75,000; and will accommodate...

5. Wood's Museum Wood's Museum Galleries & museums; Theaters Lettering in illustration reads: "Wood's Museum Randolph street, between Clark and Dearborn." From text: "Col. Wood's Museum [i]s on Randolph street, between Clark and Dearborn streets. It is a handsome...

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. Merchants Insurance Company building Merchants Insurance Company building Office buildings; Insurance companies From text: "One of the most stately and beautiful edifices in the United States, is the new building of the Merchants Insurance company of Chicago, on the northwest corner of LaSalle and Washington streets....

8. Steins Bazaar Steins Bazaar Stores & shops Text in illustration reads: "81 83 City of Paris. Bazaar. M. Campbell's Hair Manufactory. National Bazaar. Steins Bazaar. E. H. Stein." From text: "The City of Paris, [i]n miniature, can be seen by the...

9. Merchants' Farmers', and Mechanics' Savings Bank Merchants' Farmers', and Mechanics' Savings Bank Banks From text: "We give a view of the building occupied by the Merchants', Farmers and Mechanics' Savings Bank, No. 13 Clark street. This institution was chartered in 1861, and in 1864 removed to its present...

10. Tremont House Tremont House Hotels From text: "The visitor to Chicago can not fail to be attracted by the splendid and massive structure of the Tremont House, which is centrally located on the corner of Dearborn and Lake streets. This hotel...

11. O'Brien's Art Emporium O'Brien's Art Emporium Art dealers; Stores & shops Text in illustration reads: "O'Brien's Art Emporium, 51 State St., Chicago. Artist's materials and decalcomanie designs. Engravings, Chromos and Picture Frames." From text: "O'Brien's Art Emporium.--There...

12. Christian Brothers Academy Christian Brothers Academy Private schools From text: "The Academy of the Christian Brothers, on Van Buren street, near Clark, was first opened in the spring of 1868, and has already achieved a very high and deserved celebrity. In the Order of...

13. Rush Medical College Rush Medical College Universities & colleges From text: "Located on the corner of Indiana and North Dearborn street, was established in 1843. The new building, erected in 1857 at a cost of $70,000, is one of the finest educational structures in the...

14. Commercial Insurance Company's Building Commercial Insurance Company's Building Office buildings; Insurance companies Lettering in illustration reads: "Commercial Insurance Company's Building 160 & 162 Washington St. Chicago." Text reads: "We have become so accustomed to look eastward for successful and reliable insurance...

15. M. E. Page & Co. Confectioners M. E. Page & Co. Confectioners Advertisements; Stores & shops From text: "M. E. Page & Co. Wholesale Confectioners! 24 Michigan Avenue, Manufacturers of Rock Candy, Gum, Cream and Cordial Work. The Confectionary House of this firm, a cut of which appears on the opposite...

16. 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...

17. Fort Dearborn Fort Dearborn Forts & fortifications From text: "About this time the first fort was erected--a common frontier block-house, which was situated near the site of Rush street bridge, on the south side of the river."

18. Chicago harbor Chicago harbor Harbors From text: "In 1833 Congress made the first appropriation of $30,000 to improve the harbor. The north pier was run out a short distance and a light-house erected. An embankment was made to cut off the...

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

20. Marine Company building Marine Company building Banks The Marine Company of Chicago, a bank and foreign exchange dealer, was located at the corner of LaSalle and Lake streets.
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