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lfspbennett00095.tif
A letter from Bernard Maybeck to Edward Bennett regarding the details of a scholarship Mrs. Hearst awarded Bennett.

lfspbennett00086.tif
This partially-double-exposed photo by Edward Bennett from the roof of the Railway Exchange Building shows the Pullman Building (two doors north), the Peoples Gas Company Building (across Adams Street north), and the Art Institute of Chicago (across…

lfspbennett00094-1.tif
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…

lfspbennett00093-1.tif
Edward Bennett labeled the title of this photograph on the verso of the photographic print. This view from 1913-1915 looks toward the future site of Grant Park, and it shows the narrowness of Michigan Avenue prior to the development of the bridge and…

lfspbennett00092-1.tif
Edward H. Bennett labeled this photograph from 1913-1915 on the verso of the photographic print. The photograph is one of a series by planner Bennett in preparation for the design of Wacker Drive and redevelopment of the banks of the Chicago River…

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…

lfspbennett00090.tif
This is one of the planning photographs among Edward H. Bennett's groups of images from the era of the 1906-09 Plan and its implementation into the 1920s.

The view shows both the irregular character of the central business district's masonry…

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…

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…
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