Photo showing a great street scene in downtown Chicago of people walking in Grant Park, old cars on the street, and shops / businesses on Michigan Avenue. This old photo dates to around 1912. 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 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
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