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1. Looking north from Park Row Looking north from Park Row Parks; Waterfronts Caption: "Looking North from Park Row By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"

2. Looking northeast from near Terrace Row Looking northeast from near Terrace Row Parks; Waterfronts Caption: "Looking Northeast from near Terrace Row The Lake Front By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"

3. Michigan Avenue streetwall Michigan Avenue streetwall Buildings; Waterfronts Caption: "Chicago's Sky Line and Water Front of the Down-Town Business District" Caption also identifies buildings in view. They are, from left to right: "Blackstone Hotel", "Harvester Building", "Congress...

4. Chicago in the Fifties Chicago in the Fifties Bird's-eye views; Waterfronts Caption: "Chicago in the Fifties. Original owned by Chicago Historical Society"

5. Michigan Avenue in the 1860's Michigan Avenue in the 1860's Waterfronts; Parks Caption: "Michigan Avenue in the '60s. Original owned by Chicago Historical Society."

6. Lake Michigan Lake Michigan Waterfronts; Lakes & ponds Caption: "Lake Michigan From Foot of Granville Ave., North Edgewater"

7. Sea wall at Wheeler residence Sea wall at Wheeler residence Waterfronts; Sea walls Caption: "Massive sea wall protecting Mr. Albert G. Wheeler's lawn Foot of Sheridan Road and Devon Ave., North Edgewater Shore Line of Rogers Park and Evanston in background"

8. Wolf's Point, Chicago, 1832 Wolf's Point, Chicago, 1832 Waterfronts; Log buildings; Indigenous peoples Caption: "Wolf's Point, Chicago, 1832 Near the Site of the North-Western Line Passenger Station, Wells Street, Chicago"

9. Chicago in the Sixties Chicago in the Sixties Bird's-eye views; Cityscapes Caption: "Bird's-eye view of Chicago in the Sixties"

10. 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.

11. Armour elevator Armour elevator Grain elevators Caption: "The Armour grain elevator is the largest in the city, and belongs to the millionaire meat packer. The owner is noted for his great wheat operations on the Board of Trade. The vast quantities...

12. Chicago Yacht Club Chicago Yacht Club Yacht clubs Photograph has been vignetted.

13. Chicago River Chicago River Rivers Caption: "The Chicago River formerly emptied into Lake Michigan, but with the digging of the drainage canal, the current was reversed and the waters now find their way into the Mississippi, much to the...

14. Chicago, before the fire Chicago, before the fire Bird's-eye views Caption: "Chicago, as It Was Before the Fire"

15. Sheridan Road, Lincoln Park Sheridan Road, Lincoln Park Parks; Roads 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,...

16. Lincoln Park bathing beach Lincoln Park bathing beach Parks; Beaches 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...

17. High Bridge at Lincoln Park 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."

18. German Building at Jackson Park German Building at Jackson Park Exhibition buildings; Parks; Beaches Caption: "ackson Park--The German Building (Refectory) and the Beach." The German Building was erected for the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition and was one of the few structures to remain behind and became...

19. Peristyle at the lake front Peristyle at the lake front Parks; Buildings Frontispiece. Color enhanced print showing peristyle at Randolph Street and the Michigan Avenue streetwall buildings, including the Montgomery Ward Building, at center.

20. Marshall Field & Co. advertisement Marshall Field & Co. advertisement Advertisements Copy reads: "Marshall Field & Co. Warehouses, Polk St. and the River, Chicago"
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