|1855 Colton Map.|
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In 1869 the Board of Public Works began paving Pine Street from Chicago Avenue to the northern terminus, Whitney street (today, Walton street), with Belgian woodblocks also known as Nicolson pavement.
|Pine Street looking north Huron Street, Chicago. 1870|
|Looking north from Chicago Avenue at Pine Street (today's North Michigan Avenue) in 1872, after the Great Chicago Fire. The photo was taken from the top of the Water Tower as you can see its shadow in the lower right corner. The ruins in the foreground are from the Lill & Diversy Brewery.|
|Pine Street, (now North Michigan Avenue), is being widened. (circa 1915)|
|Looking south on Michigan Avenue, Chicago. Circa 1930.|
Compiled by Neil Gale, Ph.D.