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Water Tower

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of water tower and Water Tower Park.

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: The U.S. Coast Guard Station on the left. Railroad tracks pass by a hill that goes up to the right. Two communications towers flank the Coast Guard Station...

Date: 1905 after

Description: View along the river, with a raised bridge with a steamboat passing through. River surrounded by buildings on both sides. A clock tower is in the backgroun...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Old Government Lighthouse at Lake Park. The lighthouse is connected to a house, surrounded by shrubs.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Tracks are underneath the viaduct in the bottom of the image, and houses line the right side.

Date: 1904 after

Description: Chicago & Northwestern Railway Station. The station with the clock tower is on the right, and the tracks and train shed are on the left. Pedestrians are...

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Grand Avenue

Date: 1920 before

Description: Elevated view looking east from Eleventh Street. The avenue is lined with buildings and trees. A large flag pole is in the center of the avenue which is la...

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Union Depot

Date:  date unknown

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway Station, located at W. Everett Street between N. 3rd and N. 4th Streets. Clock tower in center.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: City Hall Square. A statue on a grassy pedestal is in the center of the road in front of the hotel. A grey building is to the left of the hotel on the stre...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Lake near the home, probably Lake Hincks, which was named after General Edward W. Hincks who was administrator of the Home in the 1870's. The grounds cons...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Mezzanine Floor (Interior). A flight of stairs is going up the left side of the image. Several chairs are set up overlooking the balcony. Various statues...

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: The hospital entrance can be seen above a small pond that is surrounded by trees and a landscaped lawn.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Interior of the arcade from the second floor. There are skylights and chandeliers in the ceiling, and railings along the mezzanine. Interior storefronts li...

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Wells Building

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view of the Wells Building.

Date: 1904 after

Description: Colored print of the river. Bridge is raised as a steamboat passes through. River is bordered by buildings with a clock tower in the background.

Date: 1905 after

Description: South entrance; a car with two people is crossing the bridge. Stone lions flank the bridge on each corner. A lighthouse is in the background.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: City Hall Square. A statue in a circular area is in the center of the road. Horses and carriages are in the street in front of the hotel. Three flags are v...

Date: 1904 after

Description: View of the courthouse taken from across the street. A horse and carriage is parked on the lower right of the image.

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Pfister Hotel

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Hotel on corner of East Wisconsin Avenue and and Jefferson Street. Pedestrians and cars are outside the entrance. The name of the hotel is on an awning ove...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A clock is in the taller corner belfry. A rose window is on the front facade.

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