Old vintage map shows view of Chicago downtown and lakefront as it looked at the turn of the 20th century. Nice illustration of old steam ships on the lake and buildings in the city. This old map dates to 1872. Learn More
Photo of the historic Chicago Beach Hotel in Chicago, IL. The Hotel was built at East Hyde Park Boulevard (51st Street) and Cornell Avenue in 1890. This hotel was built specifically to accommodate the Columbian Exposition of 1893. The hotel was demolished following World War II. This old photo dates to between 1900 and 1910. Learn More
Photo of the 3rd Chicago Coliseum at 15th & Wabash Ave. in Chicago, IL. The previous coliseum had been destroyed by fire and this was built in 1899 from part of a Civil War prison. Photo dates to between 1900 and 1909. Learn More
Retro Snapshots offers thousands of old photos, posters and panoramics. Our vintage photos have been digitally restored by professional artists, who painstakingly remove scratches, tears and improve contrast and coloration of all of our vintage photos.
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