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1. 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...

2. New City Hall and County Building New City Hall and County Building Courthouses; City & town halls From text: "On the opposite page is a fine representation in half-tone of the new County Building and City Hall, as the conjoined, magnificent structure will appear when the city half of it shall have...

3. City Hall construction City Hall construction City & town halls Caption: "City Hall foundations nearing completion (View taken February 15, 1909)"

4. Chicago City Council Chambers Chicago City Council Chambers City & town halls

5. 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...

6. Lake View town hall Lake View town hall City & town halls Caption: "Town Hall of the former city of Lake View: Built in 1872 at a cost of seventeen thousand dollars, corner Addison and Halsted streets. Photograph taken by A. W. Watriss". From text: "The name...

7. Stiles Burton Stiles Burton Merchants From text: "A resident of Chicago ere the city was incorporated and identified with its commercial interests until after the great fire, when the work of rebuilding the city was substantially completed,...

8. Entrance to Stock Yards Entrance to Stock Yards Stockyards Caption: "Entrance to Stock Yards." From text: "No reference to Chicago of a statistical nature, even of the most infinitesimal character, would be complete without passing reference at least to the Union...

9. Bion J. Arnold Bion J. Arnold Engineers From text: "Following the recommendation of the Committee on Local Transportation, the City Council, on the 26th of May, 1902, authorized the Mayor and City Comptroller to execute a contract with Bion...

10. 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...

11. Stock yards and tower Stock yards and tower Stockyards; Meat industry Caption: "All visitors to Chicago are sure to include a trip to the celebrated stock yards during their sojourn in the city. Thousands of head of cattle are slaughtered here daily. The cattle are housed...

12. Entrance to Calvary Cemetery Entrance to Calvary Cemetery Cemeteries From text: "The improved taste of late years in the choice of sites for cemeteries and the methods adopted for their embellishment, together with the wide-felt public interest in them, and the laws which...

13. 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...

14. 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...

15. Semi-Centennial Celebration Chicago Fire Semi-Centennial Celebration Chicago Fire Anniversaries Text in image: "Chicago the Great Central Market. Semi-Centennial Celebration Chicago Fire October 2-15". Caption: "Poster proclaiming celebration of Great Fire anniversary. The personifying figure of...

16. Plan to straighten Chicago River Plan to straighten Chicago River City planning Caption: "Plan to straighten South Branch of Chicago River." From text: "By straightening the river, as the city council has very recently proposed to do, the land lying between Clark Street and the present...

17. Union Stock Yards Union Stock Yards Stockyards Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] Union Stock Yards, Looking toward the Exchange. [See ""Great Industries."]". From text: "Located on South Halsted st.; in the former town of Lake, now...

18. Chicago Public Library Chicago Public Library Public libraries Caption: "The Chicago Public Library". From text: "The Chicago Public Library is a free public institution, established under the Illinois library law of 1872, and maintained by the city as part of its...

19. Davis Square branch reading room Davis Square branch reading room Public libraries From text: "The wide distribution of Chicago's population has made it necessary to provide small branch or deposit libraries in the residence districts, thus, in a measure, carrying the benefits of the...

20. Plan for Michigan Avenue Plan for Michigan Avenue Streets; City planning Caption: "Plan of boulevard to connect the north and south sides of the city, view looking north from Washington Street. Painting by Jules Guerin. From the collection of the Chicago Plan Commission. Copyright,...
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