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An early plan for the grounds of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, 1915.

"First studies for S.F. Exposition 1915. before Even site was selected Chicago. 1910 EHB." Sketch is fastened in notebook. Comments in pencil by Edward H. Bennett.

A detailed sketch completed by Bennett while studying at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris.

Marked on the verso in pencil as "Knights of Pythias Review" by the photographer planner Edward H. Bennett, this photograph is identified as a Grant Park celebration in 1917 by William Hudson Harper, Chicago: A History and Forecast, 1921, p. 166. The…

This aerial view of Grant Park was possibly photographed from the Peoples' Gas Company building (completed in 1911) with Monroe Street going to Lake Michigan at the top. An alternative vantage point is from the top of the Railway Exchange Building,…

This is one of a series of study photos taken by Edward H. Bennett in preparation for design of Wacker Drive and redevelopment of the banks of the river west and north of the central business district.

This exact location remains to be…

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.


This photograph shows, looking west, the south side of the Chicago River, then South Water Street, and a service quai for warehouses and lake boats. This is one of series of views taken in preparation for design of Wacker Drive and the Michigan…

A bird's-eye view watercolor sketch of Chicago and environs by Edward H. Bennett.

This is one of two such sketches found on a few pages of a scrapbook, retained by Bennett in 1953 when he donated much of his material to the Art Institute. Also…

This 1905 photo by Edward Bennett, found in his personal scrapbook and consistent in size and character with other of his views, was published in Moore's 1921 biography, I., facing p.230. It shows Bennett's employer, architect Daniel H. Burnham,…
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