Thursday, January 5, 2017

Michigan Boulevard Photographs from the Lake Michigan Breakwater. 1865

Notice how the lake came directly up to Michigan Ave. This was before the expansion of the shoreline landfill from the debris of the Great Chicago Fire of 1871.
Michigan Boulevard from breakwater between Congress and Van Buren Streets. Terrace Row is on the left and Trinity Church can be seen also. (1865)

Looking west from the breakwater at Michigan Boulevard and Madison Street, Chicago, (1865)

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