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1. 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...

2. 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...

3. Union League Club of Chicago Union League Club of Chicago Clubs From text: "The purposes of the Union League Club of Chicago (which was incorporated in 1879 …) are to encourage and promote by moral, social and political influence, unconditional loyalty to the Federal...

4. Wacker Monument in Graceland Cemetery Wacker Monument in Graceland Cemetery Cemeteries; Tombs & sepulchral monuments Caption: "Graceland.--Monument of Frederick and Catharine Wacker." From text: "Before the close of the year 1893 the number of the silent inhabitants of the necropolis Graceland will have reached 60,000....

5. Rush Medical College Rush Medical College Universities & colleges From text: "Located on the corner of Indiana and North Dearborn street, was established in 1843. The new building, erected in 1857 at a cost of $70,000, is one of the finest educational structures in the...

6. 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...

7. Masonic Temple Masonic Temple Office buildings Caption: "Masonic Temple."" From text: "It might be added that the Masonic Temple at the corner of State and Randolph Streets will when completed, prove one of the finest buildings in the world. A glance...

8. Chicago Public Library Chicago Public Library Public libraries Caption: "The Chicago Public Library". From text: "The Chicago Public Library is a free public institution, established under the Illinois library law of 1872, and maintained by the city as part of its...

9. 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...

10. Blackstone branch interior Blackstone branch interior Public libraries From text: "This beautiful structure is worthy of particular mention, not only because it is one of the finest and costliest library buildings of its size in the world, but also because it marks the beginning...

11. 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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