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Caption: "Lincoln Park, Chicago, view from the 'Hill.'"
Historic sites; Tourism
Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] The Relic House--Near Lincoln Park. [See "Relic House."]". From text: "The most interesting and ornamental monument of the fire is the "Relic House,"...
Statue of Robert de La Salle
Statues; Parks; Rites & ceremonies
Frontispiece of book
Sheridan Road, Lincoln Park
From text: "North Side--Lincoln Park. This is the oldest park of them all and has attraction and features peculiar to itself. Among them are a beautiful and well-developed foliage, a slightly rolling contour,...
Lincoln Park bathing beach
Caption: "Chicago's Bathing Beach, Lincoln Park". From text: "A refectory and provision for athletic pastimes are additional features of the place; also a children's bathing beach. It is reached by the...
High Bridge at Lincoln Park
Parks; Bridges; Lakes & ponds
Caption: "Lincoln Park--View from "High Bridge" of the Park, Mile Long Lagoon and the Lake. "High Bridge" across the Lagoon at Lincoln Park."
Chicago For the Tourist
Book covers; Parks; Statues
Book cover. Full text: "Chicago For the Tourist Reached by the Illinois Central R. R." Image depicts the Ulysses S. Grant Memorial in Lincoln Park.
Remodeled house on Lincoln Park West
Caption: "A remodeled house on Lincoln Park West. The cherub and wrought-iron fence and railing are additions, the paneled door original."
Frederick Wacker house
Caption: "Extremely wide eaves balance an overhanging veranda on this Lincoln Park West residence. It was built in 1872-73 for Chicago brewer Frederick Wacker. At one side stands a gate (shown on the front...
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."...
Dickens Avenue home
Caption: "Airy fretwork decorates the porch of a Dickens Avenue home, right. Builders used to select trim from mill catalogues. Note the rope molding on top window."
Farmhouse at Mohawk and Armitage
Caption: "A survivor of the Chicago Fire is the farmhouse above, set in spacious grounds at Mohawk and Armitage. It was built in 1863 for about $800."
Sheet metal tower
Caption: "Two-legged dragons cavort around a sheet metal tower, one of a pair on a large building at Wisconsin and Fremont. Bricks for round towers like these were usually cast to a radius."
Dayton Street house doorway
Caption: "The entrance to a house on Dayton, above. Doors carved in a fanciful pattern are divided into several nicely proportioned panels."
Caption: "A wrought-iron railing edges the balcony of a residence on Fremont. The supporting corbel includes a female head."
Two houses on Fremont
Caption: "Side by side, two houses on Fremont represent widely different styles and periods of Chicago architecture. A balcony detail from the one at right is shown on page 31."
Grant Place row houses
Caption: "Row houses on Grant Place. These were undoubtedly built as one-family units in a single development."
Dickens and Halsted apartment building
Caption: "Architectural details add interest to many houses in the Sheffield area. On the opposite page is a three-story bay on an apartment building at the corner of Dickens and Halsted."
McCormick Theological Seminary
Caption: "Snow scene on the grounds of McCormick Theological Seminary. The campus--between Fullerton, Belden, Sheffield, and Halsted--includes private residences as well as school buildings. Some date...
Two house on Lill Avenue
Caption: "The simple wooden cottage at left--with its unusual second-story porch--contrasts with a brick two-flat building on Lill Street."
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