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1. Art Institute Art Institute Galleries & museums; Art education Caption: "This structure stands on the lake front facing Michigan Avenue, near the foot of Adams Street and was erected in 1893 at a cost of $785,000. It contains a rare collection of paintings, statuary...

2. 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...

3. Navy Pier Navy Pier Piers & wharves; Amusement piers From text: "The Navy Pier, an immense and impressive structure of concrete, steel and glass, nearly 300 feet wide, extends from the foot of Grand Avenue, 3,000 feet into Lake Michigan, at Chicago's harbor...

4. Grant Park adjoining Central Station Grant Park adjoining Central Station Parks; Plazas Caption: "Grant Park, Adjoining Central Station, Showing the Buckingham Fountain and Other New Improvements Under Way." From text: "Buckingham Fountain, in Grant Park at the foot of Congress Street, is...

5. Lake Michigan Lake Michigan Waterfronts; Lakes & ponds Caption: "Lake Michigan From Foot of Granville Ave., North Edgewater"

6. Sea wall at Wheeler residence Sea wall at Wheeler residence Waterfronts; Sea walls Caption: "Massive sea wall protecting Mr. Albert G. Wheeler's lawn Foot of Sheridan Road and Devon Ave., North Edgewater Shore Line of Rogers Park and Evanston in background"
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