Topic: History

Topic: History

State Street That Great Street

Photos of State Street from throughout the ages

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State Street That Great Street

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1896 Democratic National Convention

The 1896 DNC happened in Chicago

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1896 Democratic National Convention

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Before Diversey Harbor Had the Harbor

What Diversey Harbor looked like in 1900

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Before Diversey Harbor Had the Harbor

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A Ferris Wheel in Lincoln Park?

Yes, Lincoln Park once had a Ferris wheel.

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A Ferris Wheel in Lincoln Park?

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Al Capone's Former Headquarters

The Lexington Hotel: Capone's ground zero

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Al Capone's Former Headquarters

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When Lakeview Was Considered the Country

In 1895, Lakeview was the country

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When Lakeview Was Considered the Country

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Tree Studios 1894 and Now

Explore Tree Studios, a piece of Chicago history

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Tree Studios 1894 and Now

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Tourist Guide to Chicago from 1888

A tourist guide of what to avoid in Chicago, 1888

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Tourist Guide to Chicago from 1888

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When Chicago Had a LaSalle Street Tunnel

There used to be a tunnel that ran below the river along LaSalle Street

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When Chicago Had a LaSalle Street Tunnel

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Horse Carriages on Michigan Avenue

Before cars and buses, horse-drawn carriages dominated Michigan Avenue

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Horse Carriages on Michigan Avenue

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The First American Auto Race

America's first auto race took place in 1895 right here in Chicago

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The First American Auto Race

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Swift Meatpacking Co. in 1900

When Chicago was hog butcher to the world

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Swift Meatpacking Co. in 1900

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