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1. Lake View town hall Lake View town hall City & town halls Caption: "Town Hall of the former city of Lake View: Built in 1872 at a cost of seventeen thousand dollars, corner Addison and Halsted streets. Photograph taken by A. W. Watriss". From text: "The name...

2. Humboldt Park boathouse Humboldt Park boathouse Boathouses; Parks Caption: "Free Bathing Pool[.] One of the most beneficent of Chicago's charities is the public bathing system, a comparatively recent institution. The baths are spacious and well-equipped and the best...

3. Union Stock Yards Union Stock Yards Stockyards Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] Union Stock Yards, Looking toward the Exchange. [See ""Great Industries."]". From text: "Located on South Halsted st.; in the former town of Lake, now...

4. Crilly buildings Crilly buildings Houses; Apartment houses Caption: "The Crilly buildings--including eight homes and ten apartment houses--lie between North Park, St. Paul, La Salle, and Eugenie, and have been called "the foundation stone of modern Old Town."...

5. 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...

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. Chicago City Council Chambers Chicago City Council Chambers City & town halls

8. City Hall construction City Hall construction City & town halls Caption: "City Hall foundations nearing completion (View taken February 15, 1909)"

9. Entrance to Waldheim Cemetery Entrance to Waldheim Cemetery Cemeteries From text: "Situated in the town of Harlem, on the Desplaines River, and about nine miles from the city, is a German cemetery of exceptional beauty in its general aspect as well as in the tasteful and...

10. Scandia Hall Scandia Hall Buildings Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] Scandia Hall, W. Ohio St., near Milwaukee Ave. [See "Scandia Hall."]".

11. 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...

12. Auditorium Building Auditorium Building Office buildings; Theaters; Hotels From text: " Auditorium Tower, the highest building in Chicago. The balcony is 260 feet high, and the observatory tower carries the height up to 275 feet. The flagstaff surmounting this is the highest...

13. 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...

14. Chicago Commons Woman's Club Chicago Commons Woman's Club Settlement houses; Clubwomen From text: "[T]he Chicago Commons Woman's Club … now numbers about 125 women, and includes the representatives of twelve or fifteen nationalities and many different sects. Its Tuesday afternoon meetings,...

15. Chicago Commons' playground Chicago Commons' playground Settlement houses; Playgrounds Caption: "Chicago Commons' Play Ground. The only Playground for 12,000 Children." From text: "The summer activities of Chicago Commons have grown very normally in both variety and expense. … [T]he work...
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