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1. State and Madison Streets State and Madison Streets Commercial streets; Traffic congestion Caption: "State and Madison Streets, World's Busiest Corner." From text: "The unceasing streams of parallel, mingling and intersecting traffic during the business hours is an extraordinary spectacle; it...

2. 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...

3. 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...

4. Looking north on State from Madison St. Looking north on State from Madison St. Commercial streets Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] Looking north on State From Madison St. [See "Guide."]". From text: "[W]e will endeavor to do the great retail avenue of Chicago, or at least a portion...

5. 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...

6. 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...

7. State Street State Street Commercial streets Caption: "In the Shopping District--State Street." View is looking northeast up State Street from Madison Street.

8. Scene after Tony Lombardo's assassination Scene after Tony Lombardo's assassination Criminals; Homicides; Organized crime Caption: "Tony Lombardo, King of the Mafia, and a lieutenant for Alphonse Capone. (Left) Madison and Dearborn Streets where Lombardo was assassinated one summer afternoon."

9. Entrance to Forest Home Entrance to Forest Home Cemeteries From text: "This cemetery is situated between West Madison and West Twelfth Sts., about four and one half miles west of the present City Limits, and embraces the most beautiful part of the once celebrated...

10. 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...

11. Terminal of Chicago & Northwestern Railroad Terminal of Chicago & Northwestern Railroad Railroad stations Caption: "Passenger terminal of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway, completed in 1911. Courtesy of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway." From text: "In the annual report for the year ending June 30th, 1907,...

12. Chicago Tribune Building Chicago Tribune Building Commercial streets; Newspapers Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] Chicago Tribune Building, Madison and Dearborn Sts. [See "Newspapers."]"

13. Inter-Ocean Building Inter-Ocean Building Newspapers Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] The Inter-Ocean Building, Madison and Dearborn Sts. [See "Newspapers."]. From text: "In 1861 the late James W. Shehan founded the Morning Post. In 1865...

14. Business office in Tacoma Building Business office in Tacoma Building Office buildings; Office workers; Insurance companies Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] Business Office, New York Mutual Life Insurance Co., Tacoma Bldg [Charles H. Ferguson, Agent.]". From text: ""Elsewhere is presented in this volume...
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