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1. Field Museum Field Museum Galleries & museums; Parks Caption: "The Art Building of the famous World's Fair of 1893, is the only one of the white structures preserved in Jackson Park. It had its beginnings as a permanent institution from the contributions...

2. Barney (Christian P.) Bertsche Barney (Christian P.) Bertsche Caption: "Barney' (Christian P.) Bertsche, who guaranteed immunity from arrest to clairvoyants, wiretappers, pickpockets, gunmen and other criminals, at so much per month. As their representative he paid...

3. 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...

4. Public Library Public Library Public libraries Caption: "Chicago's Public Library building bears the reputation of being one of the finest library structures in the world. The interior is exquisitely finished in marble, mother-of-pearl and onyx. It...

5. 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,...

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. Orrington Lunt Orrington Lunt Universities & colleges Caption: "Orrington Lunt: Early resident of Chicago and Evanston, and liberal benefactor of Northwestern University". From text: "The first subscription made to the Northwestern University was that of...

8. Park swimming pool Park swimming pool Swimming pools From text: "Under an act passed by the legislature May 14, 1903, the South Park commissioners were authorized to issue bonds to the extent of one million dollars for the purpose and creation of small parks...
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