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This albumen print photograph is part of series, "Le Nouveau Paris," by photographer "J. D." This view looking east from above the Arc de Triomphe prior to the May 23, 1871 destruction by fire of the Tuileries Palace shows Baron Haussmann's new…

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Commercial Club of Chicago. Inter-urban Roadways: About Chicago. Chicago: Commercial Club of Chicago, Inter-urban Roadways Committee, 1908. (A rendering of a divided highway with two light rail tracks between the roadways appears facing p. 30: "An…

lfspbennett00080.tif
A detailed sketch completed by Bennett while studying at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris.

lfspbennett00081.tif
A detailed sketch completed by Bennett while studying at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris.

lfspbennett00091.tif
This black and white photo by Edward H. Bennett awaits closer study and possibly comparison to outline drawings of rooftops in Frank A. Randall's History of Chicago Buildings (Urbana: U. of Ill. Press, 1949). It shows central city rooftops shrouded…

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…

lfspbennett00027.tif
Shown behind the bridge, according to the sign painted on the building is the Chicago Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad freight house no. 5. The 1914 telephone book lists the downtown freight headquarters as Kinzie Street. The bridge is also labelled…

lfspbennett00024.tif
This is one of a series of study photos of the Chicago River banks north and west of the central business diistrict, Chicago, 1913-1915, taken by Edward H. Bennett.

The exact location is not yet ascertained, but there is a bend in the river at…

lfspbennett00028.tif
This view shows the base of a Chicago River bridge, with freight wagon traffic on the bank next to the river, on a brick roadway.

The study photo is one of a series by Edward H. Bennett taken between 1913 and 1915 in preparation for design of…

lfspbennett00089.tif
This photograph by Edward H. Bennett from 1913 - 1915, appears to be of the area near the old Union Passenger Station (1881-1923) located west of Chicago River. The view is through a truss bridge over the Chicago River at Adams Street, leading to a…
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