The Man On Five

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

  1. Construction of Comiskey Park grandstands c. 1910

    Construction of Comiskey Park grandstands c. 1910

    Monday, July 21, 2014, 8:01pm  /  29 notes  /  Source: memory.loc.gov

    Chicaog Chicago History 1910 Ballparks Comiskey Park
  2. Fans lining up outside Comiskey Park on Opening Day (1916)

    Fans lining up outside Comiskey Park on Opening Day (1916)

    Monday, July 21, 2014, 3:02pm  /  14 notes  /  Source: memory.loc.gov

    Chicago Chicago History 1916 Comiskey Park Ballparks
  3. A lesser-known Illinois Central “Vacation City” poster c. 1930

    A lesser-known Illinois Central “Vacation City” poster c. 1930

    Monday, July 21, 2014, 12:01pm  /  23 notes  /  Source: library.illinois.edu

    Chicago Chicago History Graphics Transit Posters 1930 Grant Park
  4. "Lake Shore Plan from Chicago Ave. to 35th Street" (1919)

    "Lake Shore Plan from Chicago Ave. to 35th Street" (1919)

    Monday, July 21, 2014, 11:02am  /  10 notes  /  Source: library.illinois.edu

    Chicago Chicago History Graphics Maps 1919 Lakefront
  5. Drawing of Grant Park, Michigan Avenue, the Logan Monument and Central Station c. 1912

    Drawing of Grant Park, Michigan Avenue, the Logan Monument and Central Station c. 1912

    Sunday, July 20, 2014, 1:01pm  /  25 notes  /  Source: library.illinois.edu

    Chicago Chicago History 1912 Illinois Central Railroad Michigan Avenue Grant Park Lakefront Central Station
  6. Comiskey Park (1910)

    Comiskey Park (1910)

    Sunday, July 20, 2014, 12:30pm  /  16 notes  /  Source: memory.loc.gov

    Chicago Chicago History 1910 Ballparks Comiskey Park
  7. Comiskey Park (1914)

    Comiskey Park (1914)

    Sunday, July 20, 2014, 11:13am  /  27 notes  /  Source: memory.loc.gov

    Chicago Chicago History 1914 Comiskey Park Ballparks
  8. Chicago Water Tower (1906)

    Chicago Water Tower (1906)

    Sunday, July 20, 2014, 11:01am  /  28 notes  /  Source: library.illinois.edu

    Chicago Chicago History 1906 Michigan Avenue Water Tower
  9. The Beatles perform at Comiskey Park on Aug. 20, 1965

    The Beatles perform at Comiskey Park on Aug. 20, 1965

    Sunday, July 20, 2014, 10:53am  /  38 notes  /  Source: voices.suntimes.com

    Chicago Chicago History 1965 Ballparks Comiskey Park
  10. The Spearman of “The Spearman and the The Bowman” by Ivan Mestrovic in Congress Plaza shortly after they were installed in 1928.

    The Spearman of “The Spearman and the The Bowman” by Ivan Mestrovic in Congress Plaza shortly after they were installed in 1928.

    Friday, July 18, 2014, 12:01pm  /  10 notes  /  Source: galleries.apps.chicagotribune.com

    Chicago Chicago History Congress Parkway Grant Park Michigan Avenue Auditorium Building 1928
  11. First Infantry Armory at the northwest corner of Michigan Ave. and 16th St. building by Burnham and Root c. 1890

    First Infantry Armory at the northwest corner of Michigan Ave. and 16th St. building by Burnham and Root c. 1890

    Friday, July 18, 2014, 10:01am  /  21 notes  /  Source: digital-libraries.saic.edu

    Chicago Chicago History Michigan Avenue 1890
  12. Amtrak rail yard at night (2000)

    Amtrak rail yard at night (2000)

    Friday, July 18, 2014, 8:01am  /  62 notes  /  Source: collections.carli.illinois.edu

    Chicago Chicago History 2000
  13. Aerial view of the Ogden Slip looking east towards Lake Point Tower and Navy Pier (1985)

    Aerial view of the Ogden Slip looking east towards Lake Point Tower and Navy Pier (1985)

    Thursday, July 17, 2014, 9:30pm  /  26 notes  /  Source: collections.carli.illinois.edu

    Chicago Chicago History 1985 Navy Pier Lake Point Tower Lake Shore Drive
  14. Looking east along Grand Avenue from Michigan Avenue c. 1970

    Looking east along Grand Avenue from Michigan Avenue c. 1970

    Thursday, July 17, 2014, 8:34pm  /  22 notes  /  Source: collections.carli.illinois.edu

    Chicago Chicago History 1970
  15. 333 North Michigan, Carbide & Carbon Building, London Guarantee Building and Mather Tower from across the Michigan Avenue Bridge (1972)

    333 North Michigan, Carbide & Carbon Building, London Guarantee Building and Mather Tower from across the Michigan Avenue Bridge (1972)

    Thursday, July 17, 2014, 8:32pm  /  57 notes  /  Source: collections.carli.illinois.edu

    Chicago Chicago History 1972 Michigan Avenue Chicago River Carbide and Carbon
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