Michigan Avenue Photo Gallery

Classic Chicago

Think Michigan Avenue was always high rises and flashy shopping? Back in the day, the avenue was lined with mansions and horse-drawn carriages...


Yes, it was a main thoroughfare, but it looked vastly different from what we know today. Check out some photos, courtesy of local photo history blog, Calumet 412.

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