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1. Commercial Insurance Company's Building Commercial Insurance Company's Building Office buildings; Insurance companies Lettering in illustration reads: "Commercial Insurance Company's Building 160 & 162 Washington St. Chicago." Text reads: "We have become so accustomed to look eastward for successful and reliable insurance...

2. 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...

3. 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,...

4. Bird's eye view of Grant Park Bird's eye view of Grant Park Harbors; Parks; City planning Caption: "Bird's eye view at night of Grant Park, the façade of the city, the proposed harbor, and the lagoons of the proposed park on the south shore. From a painting by Jules Guerin. Copyright, The...

5. Lake shore plan from Chicago Ave. to 35th St. Lake shore plan from Chicago Ave. to 35th St. City planning Caption: "Section I of the original lake shore plan from Chicago Avenue on the north to 35th Street on the south, proposed island park and lagoon; also Field Museum and new Illinois Central Railway Station...

6. Early shopping district at Lake and La Salle Early shopping district at Lake and La Salle Commercial streets Caption: "The Early Shopping District Intersection of Lake and La Salle Streets By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"

7. Early shopping district at Lake and Wells Early shopping district at Lake and Wells Commercial streets Caption: "The Early Shopping District Intersection of Lake and Wells Streets By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"

8. John Walsh's Store at Custom House Place John Walsh's Store at Custom House Place Commercial streets Caption: "Street scenes in the "Bygone Days" Custom House Place, Showing John R. Walsh's Store By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". Photograph is undated but appears to be from the 1860s.

9. Washington Street, west from Dearborn Washington Street, west from Dearborn Commercial streets Caption: "Street scenes in the "Bygone Days" Washington Street, Looking West from Dearborn By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". Photograph is undated but appears to be from the 1860s.

10. 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...

11. 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...

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

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

14. 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...

15. Luncheon by Daniel Burnham Luncheon by Daniel Burnham Luncheons Caption: "Luncheon by Daniel Hudson Burnham, architect, to his city-planning colleagues in business when the Plan of Chicago was completed in 1908. From left to right (upper row) : Edward B. Butler, Daniel...

16. Clark and South Water Streets Clark and South Water Streets Commercial streets; Waterfronts Caption: "Corner Clark and South Water Streets Before the Fire. Original owned by Chicago Historical Society".

17. La Salle Street from Courthouse Square La Salle Street from Courthouse Square Commercial streets Caption: "La Salle Street from Courthouse Square. Original owned by Chicago Historical Society."

18. 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,...

19. 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."]"

20. Strauss, Yondorf & Rose building Strauss, Yondorf & Rose building Clothing stores From text: "Strauss, Yondorf & Rose, Wholesale Clothiers. … They occupy a handsome structure on the corner of Market and Quincy streets, ten stories and basement, being the first actual fire-proof building...
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