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It's often said that "Chicago is a city of neighborhoods." But where do the names for all these neighborhoods come from? How Chicago's Neighborhoods Got Their Names Chicago River, Chicago City, Chicago Area, Chicago Style, Chicago Illinois, Chicago Neighborhoods, My Kind Of Town, Lake Michigan, The Neighbourhood

How Chicago's Neighborhoods Got Their Names

It's often said that "Chicago is a city of neighborhoods." Where do the names for all these neighborhoods come from?

Chicago Illinois 1893 World's Fair United States Travel Advertisement Poster Chicago City, Chicago Illinois, Galena Illinois, West Chicago, Chicago Area, Chicago Poster, World's Columbian Exposition, Cities, My Kind Of Town

Where the Future Came From: A Trip Through the 1893 Chicago World's Fair

What would you do if you had a time machine? Go watch the ancient Egyptian pyramids being built? Hang out with Jesus and turn some water into wine? Kill Hitler, maybe? These are all, no doubt, noble endeavors. But I've often said—and I stand by this—that if I had a time machine, I'd go visit the 1893 World's Fair in Chicago.

Keeping Everyone in the Loop: 50 Years of Chicago “L” Graphics - Print Magazine Chicago Poster, Poster S, Chicago Chicago, Chicago Transit Authority, Chicago Photos, My Kind Of Town, Travel Brochure, Print Magazine, Vintage Travel Posters

Keeping Everyone in the Loop: 50 Years of Chicago “L” Graphics

A 1913 map of the Chicago Elevated system A recent visit to Chicago reminded me of how enamored I am of its rapid transit. It’s so much a part of what makes Chicago unique and exciting to me. Chicago is one of those cities with a “sound” to it—San Francisco being another—and the elevated “L” system is the reason why. Much of the original structure is almost 125 years old, yet it continues to be a vital element of the city’s circulatory system. When the “L” was built, and way before we all…

Daniel Burnham - 1893 Chicago World's Fair: World's Columbian Exposition: Map of the Grounds Chicago City, Chicago Area, Chicago School, Chicago Chicago, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, World's Columbian Exposition, My Kind Of Town

The 1893 World's Columbian Exposition offered a model for the modern, planned city. "Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men's blood and probably themselves will not be realized. Make big plans; aim high in hope and work." — head architect Daniel Hudson Burnham (quoted at link)

Image of Map No. 4 of Chicago Showing the Geographical Relations of the Largest Industries. University of Chicago sociologist Charles J. Bushnell included this map in his 1901 study of the neighborhood around the Union Stock Yard. Chicago Poster, Chicago Map, Chicago Shows, Chicago Area, Chicago Style, Chicago Illinois, Puerto Rico, Cuba, Chicago Pictures

The Jungle and the Community: Workers and Reformers in Turn-of-the-Century Chicago – Digital Collections for the Classroom

Image of Map No. 4 of Chicago Showing the Geographical Relations of the Largest Industries. University of Chicago sociologist Charles J. Bushnell included this map in his 1901 study of the neighborhood around the Union Stock Yard.

Chicago Burnt District ca. 1872 Studley - Old Map Reprint - Illinois Cities - Reproductions of historic maps, bird’s eye views, and more. Chicago Map, Chicago Fire, Chicago Illinois, Chicago History Museum, The Great Fire, My Kind Of Town, Old Maps, Interactive Map, Vintage Maps

Map Shows What The City Looked Like Before The Great Chicago Fire

Time travel is still a long way off, but thanks to a new interactive map from the Smithsonian, history buffs and curious Chicagoans can get a glimpse of ...

Chicago Map Print // Old Map Illustration // Vintage Map Art // Jacques Liozu Art // City of Chicago Art // Chicago Illinois Map by HildaLea on Etsy Chicago Pictures, Map Pictures, Photos, Chicago Map, Chicago Illinois, Chicago Poster, Chicago Baseball, Chicago Style, Vintage Maps

1946 Antique CHICAGO City Map Animated Picture Map of Chicago | Etsy

ANTIQUE ANIMATED CHICAGO ILLINOIS PICTURE MAP This animated Chicago map features sketches of people, agriculture, industry, and more. This is an original, not a reprint, vintage picture map which was carefully removed from a 1946 travel book. The print measures approximately 5 by 3.5 inches and is in very good condition. Full page measures about 5 by 6.5 inches. MORE ANIMATED MAPS: http://etsy.me/1qUgnJs PRINT COLLECTIONS IN MY SHOP: DOG ART PRINTS: https://etsy.me/3hy3pmJ HORSE ART…

Chicago Map Print // Old Map Illustration // Vintage Map Art // Jacques Liozu Art // City of Chicago Art // Chicago Illinois Map by HildaLea on Etsy Chicago Pictures, Map Pictures, Photos, Chicago Map, Chicago Illinois, Chicago Poster, Chicago Baseball, Chicago Style, Vintage Maps

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Chicago Tunnel Co. System Map, Chicago Map, Old Maps, Hare, Illinois, Flags, 1920s, Artworks, Cities

The Chicago Freight Tunnels

Essay by Bruce G. Moffat