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1. Looking south on Prairie Avenue Looking south on Prairie Avenue Residential streets Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] Looking south on Prairie Avenue from Eighteenth St." From text: "[w]e begin with Prairie avenue. Why not? It is the avenue of avenues in Chicago. [O]n...

2. 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...

3. Wabash Avenue Wabash Avenue Commercial streets Caption: "In the Shopping District--Wabash Avenue." View is looking northwest up Wabash Avenue from Monroe Street.

4. Orchestra Hall Orchestra Hall Concert halls Located at 220 S. Michigan Avenue. Designed by D. H. Burnham & Co. and built in 1905.

5. Studebaker Theater Studebaker Theater Office buildings; Theaters The Studebaker Theater was located in what is now known as the Fine Arts Building, at 410 S. Michigan Avenue. The architect was S. S. Beman.

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. North plaza of new Michigan Avenue North plaza of new Michigan Avenue Streets Caption: "Looking south across north plaza, showing possibilities of developing North Michigan Avenue. Drawing by Vernon Howe Bailey."

8. New South Water Street New South Water Street Commercial streets Caption: "A typical scene of new South Water Street from State to Market Streets to be carried through along the river bank to connect with the upper and lower levels of Michigan Avenue." From text: "Consider...

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. Branch Settlement House Branch Settlement House Kindergartens; Settlement houses Caption: "Branch Settlement House near Old Commons." From text: "The appeal of the child life of the traffic crowded streets and ill equipped homes, won the first response from our hearts and home. There...

11. Washington Park Club House Washington Park Club House Racetracks (Horse racing) Caption: "Washington Park Club House, and "Derby Day"[.] The most notable of racing tracks in Chicago is Washington Park, especially famous for its "Derby Day," usually run some Saturday in June. This...

12. Douglas Club Douglas Club Clubs From text: "Organized in April, 1885, the Douglas Club has its quarters at 3518 Ellis Avenue."

13. Union Club Union Club Clubs From text: "The Union Club was organized in 1878 … In 1881, the present handsome club house was built. Admirably situated on Washington Place (at the corner of Dearborn Avenue) it attracts the attention...

14. Scene after William McPadden's assassination Scene after William McPadden's assassination Homicides; Organized crime Caption: "Not passed out, but passed n. William "Gunner" McPadden, an ally of Danny Stanton, was killed in the famous Granada Café on the eve of the New Year, 1929, by George Maloney, killer de luxe for...

15. Teachers' College Teachers' College Universities & colleges Caption: "The Teachers' College: Sixty-eighth Street and Stewart Avenue. By courtesy of the Board of Education."

16. Oakland School Oakland School Public schools Caption: "Oakland School--Fortieth Street, near Cottage Grove Avenue. By courtesy of the Board of Education"

17. Wendell Phillips High School Wendell Phillips High School Public schools Caption: "Wendell Phillips High School: Thirty-ninth Street and Prairie Avenue. By courtesy of the Board of Education".

18. Municipal Court and Illinois Athletic Club Municipal Court and Illinois Athletic Club Office buildings; Athletic clubs Caption: "Municipal Court and Illinois Athletic Club Buildings" These buildings are located at 116 South Michigan Avenue and 112 South Michigan Avenue.

19. Proposed South Water Street improvements Proposed South Water Street improvements Streets; Rivers Caption: "View of proposed South Water Street and river front improvements by E. H. Bennett, consultant architect. From the collection of the Chicago Plan Commission." From text: "To complete Chicago's...
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