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lfspbennett00033.tif
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…

lfspbennett00034.tif
One of a series of study photos by planner Edward H. Bennett 1913-1915 in preparation for design of Wacker Drive along the banks of the Chicago River north and west of the central business district.

This exact location remains to be identified. …

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…

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…

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). …

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…
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