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1. William B. Ogden William B. Ogden Mayors Caption: "William B. Ogden (Chicago's First Mayor, and "Biggest All-round Man in the Northwest")". Photograph is undated but appears to be from the 1860s.

2. Sherman House Sherman House Hotels Caption: "The Sherman House By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". The Sherman House was located at northwest corner of Randolph and Clark Streets. (Source: Early Chicago Hotels, by William R....

3. Rush Street Bridge Rush Street Bridge Bridges; Hotels; Rivers Caption: "Lake House, Rush Street Bridge, and River Mouth". View is looking northwest, across the Chicago River, to the Near North Side. Photograph is undated but appears to be from the 1860s.

4. 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...

5. Michigan Avenue, showing Auditorium Michigan Avenue, showing Auditorium Hotels; Theaters; Offices buildings Caption: "Michigan Avenue, showing the Auditorium[.] Michigan Avenue lies along the lake front and is a favorite driveway. No obstructing buildings lie between it and the lake and the cool breezes make...

6. Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium Sanatoriums Caption: "Bird's eye view of sanitarium." The sanitarium was located in the northwest part of the city, near Bryn Mawr and Crawford Avenues.

7. Wabash Avenue Wabash Avenue Commercial streets Caption: "In the Shopping District--Wabash Avenue." View is looking northwest up Wabash Avenue from Monroe Street.

8. 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....

9. Peoples Gas Building Peoples Gas Building Buildings Caption: "Beauty and Business." View is looking northwest, from the Art Institute of Chicago, towards the Peoples Gas Building located at 122 S. Michigan Avenue. The Pullman Building appears at left.

10. Old College hall Old College hall Universities & colleges Caption: "This building, which still stands on the campus of Northwestern University, was the original Northwestern University Building. For many years it was used as a preparatory academy to the university,...

11. Inter-Ocean Building Inter-Ocean Building Newspapers Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] The Inter-Ocean Building, Madison and Dearborn Sts. [See "Newspapers."]. From text: "In 1861 the late James W. Shehan founded the Morning Post. In 1865...

12. Milwaukee Avenue State Bank Milwaukee Avenue State Bank Banks Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] The Milwaukee Avenue State Bank. [See "Banks, State and Private."]". From text: "Location Milwaukee Avenue and Carpenter street. … Successor to the...

13. Lake View House Lake View House Hotels Caption: "The Lake View House (Permission Mr. James J. Wilson and Chicago Historical Society)". From text: ""There was also a hotel, called the Lake View House, having been opened on July 4, 1854, occupying...
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