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1. Pullman Building Pullman Building Office buildings From text: "In height it corresponds to the Virginia Hotel, corner Rush and Ohio Streets, and the Pullman and Studebaker Buildings on Michigan Avenue--140 feet."

2. Haymarket Meeting Haymarket Meeting Anarchists; Haymarket Square Riot, Chicago, Ill., 1886. Caption: "The Haymarket Meeting.--In the Name of the People. I Command You to Disperse."

3. Michigan Boulevard before widening Michigan Boulevard before widening Street scenes; Traffic congestion Caption: "Michigan Boulevard at Randolph Street before Widening."

4. Michigan Boulevard widening Michigan Boulevard widening Road construction Caption: "Michigan Boulevard Widening--Work Partly Finished."

5. Peristyle at the lake front Peristyle at the lake front Parks; Buildings Frontispiece. Color enhanced print showing peristyle at Randolph Street and the Michigan Avenue streetwall buildings, including the Montgomery Ward Building, at center.

6. Peoples Gas Building Peoples Gas Building Buildings Caption: "Beauty and Business." View is looking northwest, from the Art Institute of Chicago, towards the Peoples Gas Building located at 122 S. Michigan Avenue. The Pullman Building appears at left.

7. View south on Michigan Avenue View south on Michigan Avenue Street scenes; Buildings Caption: "The Lakeside Glory of Chicago." View is looking south on Michigan Avenue from Randolph Street.

8. Residence of Charles Bosch Residence of Charles Bosch Houses Caption: "Residence of Mr. Charles Bosch Fargo Avenue and Birchwood Beach, Birchwood"

9. 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...

10. Deacon William Bross Deacon William Bross Journalists; Government officials From text: "Among somewhat later arrivals (the men of the forties) the Hon. William Bross, ex-Lieutenant-governor and "deacon" extraordinary, easily took first rank, because--well, because he was "Deacon"...

11. Crosby's Opera House Crosby's Opera House Opera Houses; Reunions Caption: "The Grand Army Reunion of 1868 at Crosby's Opera House Lt.-Gen. Sherman Delivering Address of Welcome (This Building then Ranked as "the Most Imposing Art Temple of the Country")"

12. 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...

13. 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...

14. Montgomery Ward Building Montgomery Ward Building Office buildings; Skyscrapers Caption: "Montgomery Ward & Company Building The headquarters of one of the largest mail order concerns in the world, located on Michigan Avenue and Madison Street. The structure enjoys the distinction...

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. 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...

17. Terrace Row Terrace Row Buildings; Houses Caption: "Terrace Row--"The Marble Terrace" The Lake Front By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". The Marble Terrace stood on property later occupied by the Auditorium Building.

18. C. A. Coey and Charles Bonaparte C. A. Coey and Charles Bonaparte Lawyers; Cabinet officers Caption: "At the left--C. A. Coey, next to him--Charles Bonaparte, grandson of the late Napoleon the Great." Note: Charles Joseph Bonaparte was in fact a grand nephew of Napoleon 1.

19. First taxicab in Chicago First taxicab in Chicago Taxicabs Caption: "The first taxicab seen in Chicago--C. A. Coey, owner."

20. 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...
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