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1. State and Madison Streets State and Madison Streets Commercial streets; Traffic congestion Caption: "State and Madison Streets, World's Busiest Corner." From text: "The unceasing streams of parallel, mingling and intersecting traffic during the business hours is an extraordinary spectacle; it...

2. Clark and South Water Streets Clark and South Water Streets Commercial streets; Waterfronts Caption: "Corner Clark and South Water Streets Before the Fire. Original owned by Chicago Historical Society".

3. Early shopping district at Lake and La Salle Early shopping district at Lake and La Salle Commercial streets Caption: "The Early Shopping District Intersection of Lake and La Salle Streets By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"

4. Early shopping district at Lake and Wells Early shopping district at Lake and Wells Commercial streets Caption: "The Early Shopping District Intersection of Lake and Wells Streets By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"

5. Clark and South Water Streets Clark and South Water Streets Business districts Caption: "Street Scenes Before the War Intersection of Clark and South Water Streets By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"

6. Corner of State and Washington Corner of State and Washington Department stores Caption: "Corner of State and Washington Streets, showing the Marshall Field establishment[.] Marshall Field's retail dry goods store, the largest in the world, is located at the corner of State and Washington...

7. Looking south on Prairie Avenue Looking south on Prairie Avenue Residential streets Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] Looking south on Prairie Avenue from Eighteenth St." From text: "[w]e begin with Prairie avenue. Why not? It is the avenue of avenues in Chicago. [O]n...

8. 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...

9. Soldiers' Memorial in St. James's Church Soldiers' Memorial in St. James's Church Monuments & memorials Caption: "The Soldiers' Memorial in St. James's Episcopal Church (Uninjured by the Fire and Forming Part of the Reconstructed Edifice, at Cass and Huron Streets)". Note: Cass Street is earlier name for...

10. View south from Court House dome View south from Court House dome Bird's-eye views; Churches Caption: "Views from the Court House dome in 1858 Washington and La Salle Streets (Looking South and Southwest) By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". View appears to be looking nearly due south....

11. View southwest from Court House dome View southwest from Court House dome Bird's-eye views; Buildings Caption: "Views from the Court House dome in 1858 La Salle and Washington Streets (Looking South and Southwest) By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". View to the southwest, with masts of ships...

12. View north from Court House dome View north from Court House dome Bird's-eye views; Hotels; Buildings Caption: "Views from the Court House dome in 1858 Randolph and Clark Streets By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". View is looking north-northeast. The Sherman House hotel appears in foreground;...

13. View northeast from Court House dome View northeast from Court House dome Bird's-eye views; Buildings Caption: "Views from the Court House dome in 1858 Clark and Randolph Streets By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"

14. Tremont House Tremont House Hotels Caption: "The Tremont House By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". The Tremont House was located at the southeast corner of Lake and Dearborn Streets. (Source: Early Chicago Hotels, by William...

15. 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....

16. John Walsh's Store at Custom House Place John Walsh's Store at Custom House Place Commercial streets Caption: "Street scenes in the "Bygone Days" Custom House Place, Showing John R. Walsh's Store By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". Photograph is undated but appears to be from the 1860s.

17. Washington Street, west from Dearborn Washington Street, west from Dearborn Commercial streets Caption: "Street scenes in the "Bygone Days" Washington Street, Looking West from Dearborn By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". Photograph is undated but appears to be from the 1860s.

18. 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...

19. 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...

20. 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...
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