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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. Lakeside Club Lakeside Club Clubs From text: ""The Lakeside Club was organized in 1884, for the purpose of promoting social intercourse between its members and their families. Two houses were taken at the corner of Wabash Avenue and Thirtieth...

3. Post Office Post Office Post offices Caption: "The Post Office The new Post Office Building, one of the most magnificent postal structures in the United States, is located in a square formed by Adams, Clark and Dearborn streets and Jackson...

4. Masonic Temple Masonic Temple Office buildings Caption: "The Masonic Temple, situated at the corner of Randolph and State streets, is two hundred and sixty-five feet high. The number of its tenants would be sufficient to populate a fair sized village....

5. Woman's Temple Woman's Temple Office buildings Caption: "The Woman's Temple, at the corner of Monroe and La Salle streets, stands as a monument to the untiring temperance workers of Chicago. It is twelve stories high and contains three hundred offices....

6. Stock yards and tower Stock yards and tower Stockyards; Meat industry Caption: "All visitors to Chicago are sure to include a trip to the celebrated stock yards during their sojourn in the city. Thousands of head of cattle are slaughtered here daily. The cattle are housed...

7. Water Tower Water Tower Waterworks; Pumping stations Caption: "The Water Tower[.] The North Water Works are situated on Chicago Avenue near the lake shore. Here a stone tower, one hundred and sixty feet high, receives water from the lake forced by four engines...

8. 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...

9. Entrance to Forest Home Entrance to Forest Home Cemeteries From text: "This cemetery is situated between West Madison and West Twelfth Sts., about four and one half miles west of the present City Limits, and embraces the most beautiful part of the once celebrated...

10. Mail at Union Station Mail at Union Station Postal service; Railroad stations Caption: "The fast mail at Union Station". From text: "Chicago to-day is the greatest mail center on the continent. Seven hundred tons of this concentrated commerce flow through her gates every twenty-four...

11. Merchants Insurance Company building Merchants Insurance Company building Office buildings; Insurance companies From text: "One of the most stately and beautiful edifices in the United States, is the new building of the Merchants Insurance company of Chicago, on the northwest corner of LaSalle and Washington streets....

12. Tremont House Tremont House Hotels From text: "The visitor to Chicago can not fail to be attracted by the splendid and massive structure of the Tremont House, which is centrally located on the corner of Dearborn and Lake streets. This hotel...

13. St. Vincent's Hospital St. Vincent's Hospital Hospitals; Orphanages Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] St. Vincent's Infant Asylum and Maternity Hospital. [See "Hospitals"]". From text: "St. Vincent's Infant Asylum and Maternity Hospital.--Located at...

14. St. Joseph's Hospital St. Joseph's Hospital Hospitals Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] St. Joseph's Hospital, Garfield Ave. and Burling St. [See "Hospitals."]". From text: "The hospital is fitted with all the latest improvements for ventilation,...

15. Reading room Reading room Public libraries From text: "The Reading Room for current periodicals is one of the largest rooms in the building occupying the entire north front on the fourth floor. Nearly twelve hundred publications are regularly received...
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