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1. Art Institute Art Institute Galleries & museums; Art education Caption: "This structure stands on the lake front facing Michigan Avenue, near the foot of Adams Street and was erected in 1893 at a cost of $785,000. It contains a rare collection of paintings, statuary...

2. Field Museum Field Museum Galleries & museums; Parks Caption: "The Art Building of the famous World's Fair of 1893, is the only one of the white structures preserved in Jackson Park. It had its beginnings as a permanent institution from the contributions...

3. Mail at Union Station Mail at Union Station Postal service; Railroad stations Caption: "The fast mail at Union Station". From text: "Chicago to-day is the greatest mail center on the continent. Seven hundred tons of this concentrated commerce flow through her gates every twenty-four...

4. Michigan Avenue, showing Auditorium Michigan Avenue, showing Auditorium Hotels; Theaters; Offices buildings Caption: "Michigan Avenue, showing the Auditorium[.] Michigan Avenue lies along the lake front and is a favorite driveway. No obstructing buildings lie between it and the lake and the cool breezes make...

5. Jackson Boulevard Jackson Boulevard Business districts Caption: "Another of Chicago's famous streets. It is paved with asphalt and lined with substantial buildings. The striking facade of the Chicago Board of Trade and the new Post Office Building adorn this...

6. Haymarket Square Haymarket Square Markets Caption: "Haymarket Square is noted the world over as the scene of the anarchistic outrage on the night of May 4, 1886, when a bomb was hurled into the midst of a number of policemen who were attempting...

7. City Hall and County Courthouse City Hall and County Courthouse Courthouses; City & town halls Caption: "City Hall and Cook County Court House The administrative offices of the city of Chicago and the court-rooms and offices of Cook County, Illinois, are in this massive building which occupies the...

8. Public Library Public Library Public libraries Caption: "Chicago's Public Library building bears the reputation of being one of the finest library structures in the world. The interior is exquisitely finished in marble, mother-of-pearl and onyx. It...

9. Stock Exchange Stock Exchange Office buildings Caption: "The Chicago Stock Exchange Building is located at the corner of Washington and La Salle streets, diagonally across from City Hall. It is one of the largest office structures in the city. The...

10. Masonic Temple Masonic Temple Office buildings Caption: "The Masonic Temple, situated at the corner of Randolph and State streets, is two hundred and sixty-five feet high. The number of its tenants would be sufficient to populate a fair sized village....

11. Woman's Temple Woman's Temple Office buildings Caption: "The Woman's Temple, at the corner of Monroe and La Salle streets, stands as a monument to the untiring temperance workers of Chicago. It is twelve stories high and contains three hundred offices....

12. Carson, Pirie, Scott & Co. Building Carson, Pirie, Scott & Co. Building Department stores Caption: "One of the largest department stores on State Street is that of Carson, Pirie, Scott & Company. For years it was located in the building here shown, diagonally across the city from the Marshall...

13. The Rookery The Rookery Office buildings Caption: "When the great fire of 1871 destroyed the City Hall at the corner of La Salle and Adams streets a temporary building erected on the site was jokingly called " The Rookery." The twelve story building...

14. Monadnock Building Monadnock Building Office buildings Caption: "This building presents the appearance of being the most substantial structure in Chicago. It occupies the entire block bounded by Jackson Boulevard, Clark, Dearborn and Van Buren streets. Several...

15. Railway Exchange Building Railway Exchange Building Office buildings Caption: "This edifice is numbered among the handsomest office buildings in the city. It is located on Michigan Avenue, near the Art Institute, overlooking Lake Michigan. The structure is devoted to office...

16. Siegel, Cooper & Company Siegel, Cooper & Company Department stores Caption: "This is another of the mammoth department stores of Chicago; universally known as "The Big Store." Almost every commodity of commerce ranging from soap to diamonds is sold over the counters of...

17. Dearborn Street Dearborn Street Commercial streets Caption: "Dearborn Street, the "Sixth Avenue" of Chicago, is one of the city's leading retail business thoroughfares. Here are banks, hotels and cafes in confusing array. It is also noted as a street of...

18. Dearborn Street Dearborn Street Commercial streets Caption: "Dearborn Street, the "Sixth Avenue" of Chicago, is one of the city's leading retail business thoroughfares. Here are banks, hotels and cafes in confusing array. It is also noted as a street of...

19. Illinois Trust and Savings Bank Illinois Trust and Savings Bank Banks Caption: "The Illinois Trust and Savings Bank at the corner of Jackson Boulevard and La Salle Street is one of the oldest and most stable institutions in the city. The architecture of the building is particularly...

20. Chicago River Chicago River Rivers Caption: "The Chicago River formerly emptied into Lake Michigan, but with the digging of the drainage canal, the current was reversed and the waters now find their way into the Mississippi, much to the...
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