The Man On Five

Images and artifacts from the city that is second to none The Man On Five

  1. One month. 
The Library on the 40th floor of 190 S. LaSalle. See it during Open House Chicago. 

    One month. 

    The Library on the 40th floor of 190 S. LaSalle. See it during Open House Chicago

    Thursday, September 18, 2014, 9:32am  /  27 notes

    Open House Chicago
  2. Name that road: The people behind Chicago’s expressways
They are called “expressways” and we refer to them by name, not number. 

    Name that road: The people behind Chicago’s expressways

    They are called “expressways” and we refer to them by name, not number. 

    Saturday, September 13, 2014, 10:32am  /  30 notes  /  Source: chicagotribune.com

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  3. Open House Chicago 2014 is just 5 weeks away. See 150+ of Chicago’s coolest places that aren’t normally open to the public. All for free.

    Check out www.openhousechicago.org for the full site list

    Thursday, September 11, 2014, 8:01pm  /  40 notes

    Open House Chicago OHC2014
  4. Officers Quarters at Fort Sheridan, 1910. 

    Officers Quarters at Fort Sheridan, 1910. 

    Thursday, September 11, 2014, 12:00pm  /  11 notes  /  Source: memory.loc.gov

    Chicago Chicago History Fort Sheridan 1910
  5. Chicago & Northwestern Railroad Station at Fort Sheridan, 1910. 

    Chicago & Northwestern Railroad Station at Fort Sheridan, 1910. 

    Thursday, September 11, 2014, 11:01am  /  36 notes  /  Source: memory.loc.gov

    Chicago Chicago History Fort Sheridan 1910 Chicago & Northwestern Railroad
  6. 860-880 N. Lake Shore Drive from the lake. Year unknown. 

    860-880 N. Lake Shore Drive from the lake. Year unknown. 

    Thursday, September 11, 2014, 10:00am  /  96 notes  /  Source: 860880lakeshoredrive.com

    Chicago Chicago History Lake Shore Drive Lakefront Mies van der Rohe
  7. Dearborn Observatory at Northwestern University in Evanston, 1910. The building was constructed in 1888 and moved in 1939. It is still active. 

    Dearborn Observatory at Northwestern University in Evanston, 1910. The building was constructed in 1888 and moved in 1939. It is still active. 

    Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 9:54pm  /  35 notes  /  Source: memory.loc.gov

    Chicago Chicago History Evanston Northwestern University 1910
  8. Mies van der Rohe in front of 860-880 N. Lake Shore Drive. Year unknown. 

    Mies van der Rohe in front of 860-880 N. Lake Shore Drive. Year unknown. 

    Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 2:01pm  /  45 notes  /  Source: 860880lakeshoredrive.com

    Chicago Chicago History Mies van der Rohe Lake Shore Drive
  9. 860-880 N. Lake Shore Drive from the lake. Year unknown. 

    860-880 N. Lake Shore Drive from the lake. Year unknown. 

    Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 10:01am  /  29 notes  /  Source: 860880lakeshoredrive.com

    Chicago Chicago History Lake Shore Drive Mies van der Rohe
  10. Exchange Station on the Stockyards branch of the “L” at Exchange Ave. & Morgan St. c. 1890. Union Stockyards Exchange Building on the left. 

    Exchange Station on the Stockyards branch of the “L” at Exchange Ave. & Morgan St. c. 1890. Union Stockyards Exchange Building on the left. 

    Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 9:00pm  /  38 notes  /  Source: digital-libraries.saic.edu

    Chicago Chicago History Union Stockyards 1890 Elevated CTA
  11. Stock Yards Transit House at the NW corner of Halsted and 42nd St. c. 1890. Destroyed by fire 1912 and replaced by Stock Yards Inn. 

    Stock Yards Transit House at the NW corner of Halsted and 42nd St. c. 1890. Destroyed by fire 1912 and replaced by Stock Yards Inn. 

    Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 11:01am  /  17 notes  /  Source: digital-libraries.saic.edu

    Chicago Chicago History Union Stockyards 1890
  12. Amour Building (Pullman Car Company Building) at NE corner of Randolph and Michigan Ave c. 1871, before it was destroyed by the Great Chicago Fire. 

    Amour Building (Pullman Car Company Building) at NE corner of Randolph and Michigan Ave c. 1871, before it was destroyed by the Great Chicago Fire. 

    Monday, September 8, 2014, 9:01pm  /  31 notes  /  Source: digital-libraries.saic.edu

    Chicago Chicago History 1871 Pullman Michigan Avenue
  13. American Furniture Mart at 680 N. Lake Shore Drive c. 1926

    American Furniture Mart at 680 N. Lake Shore Drive c. 1926

    Monday, September 8, 2014, 11:01am  /  55 notes  /  Source: digital-libraries.saic.edu

    Chicago Chicago History Lake Shore Drive 1926
  14. American Furniture Mart at 680 N. Lake Shore Drive c. 1925

    American Furniture Mart at 680 N. Lake Shore Drive c. 1925

    Monday, September 8, 2014, 10:00am  /  12 notes  /  Source: digital-libraries.saic.edu

    Chicago Chicago History 1925 Lake Shore Drive
  15. 860-880 N. Lake Shore Drive under construction with Palmolive/Playboy Building on left c. 1950

    860-880 N. Lake Shore Drive under construction with Palmolive/Playboy Building on left c. 1950

    Sunday, September 7, 2014, 9:00pm  /  35 notes  /  Source: 860880lakeshoredrive.com

    Chicago Chicago History 1950 Lake Shore Drive Mies van der Rohe Palmolive Building
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