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1. New post office site New post office site Post offices Caption: "Chicago's recommended new post office site, new Union Terminal to the left, Northwestern Depot to the right. The Chicago Plan Commission has not recommended a type for the new Chicago postal...

2. New South Water Street New South Water Street Commercial streets Caption: "A typical scene of new South Water Street from State to Market Streets to be carried through along the river bank to connect with the upper and lower levels of Michigan Avenue." From text: "Consider...

3. 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...

4. New Chamber of Commerce New Chamber of Commerce Chambers of commerce From text: "The corner-stone of the new Chamber of Commerce was laid with appropriate ceremonies Dec. 13, 1882, and since then the walls of the magnificent building have gone up with marvelous rapidity,...

5. Branch Settlement House Branch Settlement House Kindergartens; Settlement houses Caption: "Branch Settlement House near Old Commons." From text: "The appeal of the child life of the traffic crowded streets and ill equipped homes, won the first response from our hearts and home. There...

6. New City Hall and County Building New City Hall and County Building Courthouses; City & town halls From text: "On the opposite page is a fine representation in half-tone of the new County Building and City Hall, as the conjoined, magnificent structure will appear when the city half of it shall have...

7. 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...

8. Standard Club Standard Club Clubs From text: "The Standard Club was organized in 1869, and chartered February 14th, 1887. The object for which it was formed is the social and mental improvement of its members by social intercourse and...

9. Chicago Water Works Chicago Water Works Waterworks From text: "… it was not until Monday, March 25th, 1867, that the water was let into the tunnel to flow through the water pipes and hydrants of the city. On that day the new water works were formally...

10. 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,...

11. New Field Museum New Field Museum Galleries & museums; Construction Caption: "The New Field Museum."

12. South plaza of new Michigan Avenue South plaza of new Michigan Avenue Streets Caption: "South plaza of the new Michigan Avenue looking south from bridge showing possibilities for attractive development. Drawing by A. N. Rebori."

13. New two-level bridge New two-level bridge Bridges; Rivers Caption: "The new two-level bridge, a part of the Michigan Avenue boulevard link. From the collection of the Chicago Plan Commission."

14. Churches Churches Churches Caption: "(1) St. James Episcopal (2) Epiphany Episcopal Church (3) Fourth Presbyterian Church (4) New First Congregational Church (5) Oriental Consistory Church (6) St. Paul Episcopal"

15. Jackson Boulevard Jackson Boulevard Business districts Caption: "Another of Chicago's famous streets. It is paved with asphalt and lined with substantial buildings. The striking facade of the Chicago Board of Trade and the new Post Office Building adorn this...

16. 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...

17. 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...

18. Carson, Pirie, Scott & Co. Building Carson, Pirie, Scott & Co. Building Department stores Caption: "One of the largest department stores on State Street is that of Carson, Pirie, Scott & Company. For years it was located in the building here shown, diagonally across the city from the Marshall...

19. Siegel, Cooper & Company Siegel, Cooper & Company Department stores Caption: "This is another of the mammoth department stores of Chicago; universally known as "The Big Store." Almost every commodity of commerce ranging from soap to diamonds is sold over the counters of...

20. 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...
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