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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, The Neighbourhood, Chicago Neighborhoods, Lake Michigan, Rome

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 Travel, Chicago Area, Chicago Poster, World's Columbian Exposition, Cities

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

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...

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.

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

Map of Chicago, 1875 (love the colors & font)

Map of Chicago, 1875 (love the colors & font)

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

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, Chicago Map, Chicago Illinois, Chicago Poster, Chicago Baseball, Chicago Style, Vintage Maps, Antique Maps

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FUN VINTAGE PICTURE MAP OF CHICAGO ILLINOIS This whimsical pictorial map features amusing sketches of people, sports, buildings, industry, and more. This is an original, not a reprint, vintage picture map which was carefully removed from a 1950 book. The print measures approximately 4" by 6" and is in very good condition. ******************************************************************************* MORE WHIMSICAL PICTORIAL MAPS: http://etsy.me/1qUgnJs…

Map showing the surface lines of Chicago’s public transport grid in 1938

Chicago Streetcars

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, Chicago Map, Chicago Illinois, Chicago Poster, Chicago Baseball, Chicago Style, Vintage Maps, Antique Maps

Chicago map

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The Chicago Freight Tunnels

Essay by Bruce G. Moffat