Search results for Highest   
Refine your search
Date
1912 (3)
1869 (1)
1891 (1)
1893 (1)
1906 (1)
Show more...

Subject
Office Buildings (2)
Hotels (2)
Business People (1)
Courthouses (1)
Lawyers (1)
Show more...

Creator
Bidmoran Bros. (1)
Vandercook co. (1)

select all : clear all : add to favorites results 1-9 of 9 item(s)  page 1 of 1 : ( <<  1  >> ) :: previous : next
 Image: Title: Subject: Description:

1. Wellington Hotel Wellington Hotel Hotels Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] Wellington Hotel, Wabash Ave. and Jackson St. [See "Hotels."]" From text: "Located on Wabash avenue and Jackson street. This hotel, although only known...

2. Auditorium Building Auditorium Building Office buildings; Theaters; Hotels From text: " Auditorium Tower, the highest building in Chicago. The balcony is 260 feet high, and the observatory tower carries the height up to 275 feet. The flagstaff surmounting this is the highest...

3. 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...

4. 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...

5. Lewis L. Coburn Lewis L. Coburn Lawyers From text: "Lewis Larned Coburn was Chicago's pioneer patent lawyer and as a representative of the department of his profession in which he specialized he won national reputation, his ability placing him...

6. Arthur Farrar Arthur Farrar Business people From text: "Arthur Farrar was born December 3, 1837, and died November 2, 1893, yet within this comparatively brief space of time his life wrought for good along many lines. Between his record and the...

7. James E. Defebaugh James E. Defebaugh Periodicals; Lumber industry From text: "A man of push and enterprise, of promise and of extraordinary great success, a man who worked as very few men have ever labored for themselves, for others or for any cause, a man of action,...

8. Schulze Baking Company advertisement Schulze Baking Company advertisement Bakeries Text in advertisement: "The Bakery where bread is made of the highest standard of quality and production. Schulze Baking Co." The Schulze Baking Company building is located at 40 East Garfield Boulevard....

9. Court House in 1860 Court House in 1860 Courthouses Caption: "The Court House in 1860 (Nucleus of Business Centre, Political Rallying Place, Highest Point of Observation)"
select all : clear all : add to favorites results 1-9 of 9 item(s)  page 1 of 1 : ( <<  1  >> ) :: previous : next
powered by CONTENTdm ® | University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Homepage ^ to top ^