Our collection of old black & white Chicago photos are a sight to behold. Beautiful views of majestic skyscrapers, old street scenes, subway closeups, and other historic views of the great city of Chicago, IL. Dating from the early 1900s to the late 60's and early 70s, these prints preserve the history and architecture of this great American city.
A little About the Windy City of Chicago
Since its foundation in 1833 as a frontier town of the Old Northwest, Chicago has grown into one of the ten most influential world cities. Chicago today is the financial, economic, and cultural capital of the Midwest, and is recognized as a major transportation, business, and architectural center. The city's skyscrapers, local cuisine, political traditions, and sports teams are some of its most recognized symbols.
Photo of old cars driving down Michigan Avenue in Chicago, IL. Great view of old buildings, the Art Institute museum and vintage cars on the street. This old photo dates to between 1910 and 1920. Learn More
Photo of old, historic buildings on Michigan avenue in Chicago, IL. Great view of skyscrapers and vintage cars on Michigan avenue; view from Art Institute museum. This old photo dates to around 1915. 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.
Our giclee prints are printed on professional grade paper with archival qualities meaning your prints will last over 200 years when properly framed.