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Description: A lighthouse is in the background, as well as several other buildings in the distance. The bridge is flanked by stone lions on each corner.
Date: date unknown
Description: Hotel is on the left, and the Y.M.C.A. is next door. Across the street is a building with a billboard for the Boston Store, Coca-Cola, and furnished rooms.
Date: 1904 after
Description: Exterior of building from across the street. A flight of steps leads up from the sidewalk to a side entrance.
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: Looking east from 5th Street. Road lined with buildings, and pedestrians crowd the sidewalks. Horse-drawn vehicles and a trolley are on the road.
Description: Exterior of building from across the street. Facade has fluted columns, decorated capitals, and an overall classical theme to the architecture.
Date: 1915 before
Description: View looking east from Third Street, down the avenue. Buildings line the road, with signs and advertisements. Roads and sidewalks are crowded with horse-...
Description: View looking east on Grand Avenue from the corner of Grand Avenue and 2nd Street. Plankinton Block was located between West Water (now Plankinton Street) a...
Description: Small postcard partially colored. View also includes two trees and a horse-drawn carriage.
Description: Elevated view of a large group of school children exercising in the schoolyard. Boys and girls are on separate sides of the yard. All are crouching with th...
Description: Hotel on corner. Pedestrians on the sidewalk near the building.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Exterior of classical-style building. Facade has fluted columns, decorated capitals, ornate railings, and a wide stairway leading to the entrance.
Description: Sister's of the Divine Savior at Thirty-fifth and Center Streets. Three main entrances are along the right side.
Description: View on Lower Broadway. A long red building is in the left foreground angling to the right. A road runs alongside buildings with many horse-drawn vehicles...
Description: View from across the street with pedestrians walking on the sidewalk in front.
Date: 1910 before
Description: Temple is on the right of the Academy at the street corner.
Description: Elevated view of Wisconsin Street, looking east from the Post Office towards Lake Michigan. Date written in pencil on postcard reads May 21, 1909.
Description: Elevated view of hotel at a street corner. The Majestic is the tallest building in the image. Signs designate two of the buildings, with a smaller buildin...
Description: West from Ninth Street. Elevated view taken from on top of a building. Churches and trees line the road, which has a strip of land with monuments in the...
Description: Color image of City Hall with a welcome sign on the front of the building. The Henry Bergh monument fountain is in front, and a trolley is on the left si...
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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