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lfspbennett00088.tif
This is a study photo by planner Edward H. Bennett of the future location of Wacker Drive, Chicago, north of the Loop. It appears to be looking east toward the Rush Street Bridge. There are horse-drawn freight wagons in the view.

One of a…

lfspbennett00087.tif
Pictured are trains of freight cars on tracks in a below-grade freight yard south of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad's Grand Central Station, Harrison Street, Chicago. Visible is the Grand Central Station 242 ft., flat-topped tower standing center…

lfspbennett00042.tif
This photo shows the covered loading area facing the Chicago River quays, with the old Rush Street Bridge in the background. This is in the area of the Chicago River's banks north of the Loop area projected for redevelopment as Wacker Drive on the…

lfspbennett00041.tif
This is one of the "before" or study photos taken by Edward H. Bennett in 1913-15 prior to planning Wacker Drive and the double-tiering of the Chicago River banks near the Loop or central business district.

Shown here are the road along the…

lfspbennett00040.tif
One of Edward H. Bennett's study or "before" photos, apparently taken between 1913 and 1915, for developing the design of Wacker Drive in Chicago. The date of the Butler Brothers building and the latest date the boat could have been present establish…

lfspbennett00039.tif
This is one of a series of study photographs taken by Edward H. Bennett in preparation for the design of Wacker Drive and redevelopment of the river fronts north and west of downtown Chicago.

The freight yard held one C & NW railway freight car,…

lfspbennett00038.tif
One of a series of "before" or study photos by Edward H. Bennett preparatory to designing new double-tiered Chicago River quays, north of the central business district of Chicago, this probably dates from the the 1913-1915 period, as established in…

lfspbennett00037.tif
Pictured here as one of Edward H. Bennett's study photos, 1913-1915, is the top of the Dearborn Street Bridge, looking north to the Caravetta or Chicago Varnish Co. Building, designed by Henry Ives Cobb, 1895 (AIC Burnham Library archives site). …

lfspbennett00036.tif
This view taken by Edward H. Bennett as a study image for redevelopment of the the Chicago river front, 1913-15, shows the Dearborn Street bridge, looking north. A trolley track follows the road north, with a street cleaner at work.

Businesses…

lfspbennett00035.tif
This is a view of a quayside roadway above the Chicago riverbank, with a house, wagon and driver. The vantage point seems to be from the northeast. Behind and above in the view are signs for the Hurley Electric Laundry Equipment Company, an…
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