Vintage Chicago | PHOTO - CHICAGO - STATE AND RANDSOLPH - LOOKING NORTH WEST FROM ACROSS ...

Vintage Chicago | PHOTO - CHICAGO - STATE AND RANDSOLPH - LOOKING NORTH WEST FROM ACROSS ...

The Chicago River by Jeff Lewis.  Named a 'Civil Engineering Monument of the Millennium' by the American Society of Civil Engineers, this river was actually TURNED AROUND!  For sanitation reasons, they made the river reverse directions - instead of flowing into Lake Michigan, it drains into the Mississippi, by a series of locks.  Truly remarkable!

The Chicago River by Jeff Lewis. Named a 'Civil Engineering Monument of the Millennium' by the American Society of Civil Engineers, this river was actually TURNED AROUND! For sanitation reasons, they made the river reverse directions - instead of flowing into Lake Michigan, it drains into the Mississippi, by a series of locks. Truly remarkable!

Berenice Abbott Fulton Street Dock, Manhattan Skyline, from the series Changing New York 1935

Berenice Abbott Fulton Street Dock, Manhattan Skyline, from the series Changing New York 1935

1960s PHOTOGRAPH SHUBERT THEATRE CHICAGO ILLINOIS Carol Channing "Hello Dolly" I saw this!!!

1960s PHOTOGRAPH SHUBERT THEATRE CHICAGO ILLINOIS Carol Channing "Hello Dolly" I saw this!!!

First of Its Kind: The Chicago Ferris Wheel of 1893

La première grande roue

First of Its Kind: The Chicago Ferris Wheel of 1893

Wabash Avenue, 1907

Wabash Avenue, 1907

Atom smasher at University of Chicago, 1948.

Atom smasher at University of Chicago, 1948.

Chicago Past

Chicago Past

Marpessa Dawn. A great actress who many forgot, but who's performance in her first film, "Black Orpheus", is now a classic.

Marpessa Dawn. A great actress who many forgot, but who's performance in her first film, "Black Orpheus", is now a classic.

Marshall Field & Company Store (circa 1904-1913) downtown at the corner of State St. and Washington Ave.  Note the great clock on the corner.

Marshall Field & Company Store (circa 1904-1913) downtown at the corner of State St. and Washington Ave. Note the great clock on the corner.

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