Birds-Eye View of Chicago

Birds-Eye View of Chicago

Original Title: Birds-Eye View of the Elevated Railroads and the Parks and Boulevards of Chicago

Year: 1908

Language: English

Creator: Willis J. Champion

Item Code: 15892

Early 20th century view of Chicago and its elevated train lines, extending from Jackson Park in the south northward to Central St. in Evanston, and from the lake westward to the Des Plaines River in Oak Park. The map shows the layout and stops of the five elevated train lines: Metropolitan W. S. Elevated, South Side Elevated, North Western Elevated, Chicago & Oak Park Elevated, and the Union Loop Elevated. The map also shows numerous parks in the city, including Jackson Park, Washington Park, Grant Park, Lincoln Park, and Garfield Park, as well as a detailed depiction of major roads, rivers, and surrounding towns.

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Related subjects: Illinois, Chicago, Birds Eye Views, Railroads