Photo of the lakefront as seen from the Illinois Central train station in downtown Chicago, IL. Great view of Lake Michigan as it appeared in 1901. It is now several hundred yards further out due to landfill expansion. Amazing how different the cityscape looks now compared to 1901. Learn More
Photo of the Congress Hotel on Michigan Avenue in Chicago, IL. Great view of this historic hotel in the heart of the Loop area in downtown Chicago. This old photo dates to between 1900 and 1910. 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 New York Life Insurance building at 39 South LaSalle Street in Chicago, IL. It was designed by William Le Baron Jenney and completed in 1894. Great view of this historic building with view of shops and horse drawn wagons on the street. Photo dates to September 11, 1900. Learn More
Photo of the Illinois Trust and Savings Bank, Chicago, IL. Nice view of this old building as well as horse drawn wagons and people in period dress at the turn of the 20th century. Photo dates to 1900. Learn More
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