• Collection ID 1987.0312
  • Creator Names Uptown Chicago Commission.
  • Title Visual materials of the Uptown Chicago Commission [graphic].
  • Dates [ca. 1955-1975]
  • Physical description
    • ca. 200 photographic prints : b&w ; 8 x 10 in. or smaller.
    • 40 photographic prints : col. ; 4 x 5 in. or smaller.
    • ca. 125 transparencies : slide, col. ; 35 mm.
  • Collection arrangement Arranged by topic.
  • Access and usage restrictions Advance appointment required to view color material in cold storage; please email research@chicagohistory.org.
  • Collection summary Primarily includes photoprints of buildings and streets in the Uptown community of Chicago (Ill.) as well as the activities of the Uptown Chicago Commission. Also includes a set of ca. 75 slides that document the Old Town neighborhood. Most buildings and sites are identified.
  • Location of Other Archival Materials Note Related materials at Chicago History Museum, Research Center, include the Uptown Chicago Commission photographs of buildings (1991.0311), the Joan Arai papers, and the Uptown Chicago Commission records.
  • Finding Aids Note Container list available.
  • Acquisition information Gift of the Uptown Chicago Commission, 1987, 1988 (1987.0312).
  • Names
    • Sunnyside Tavern (Chicago, Ill.)
    • Uptown Chicago Commission.
    • Chicago Model Cities Program
    • Montrose Urban Progress Center (Chicago, Ill.)
  • Subjects
    • Abandoned buildings Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Apartment houses Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Banquets. lctgm
    • City planning. lctgm
    • Demonstrations. lctgm
    • Education. lctgm
    • Events. lctgm
    • Hotels Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Meetings. lctgm
    • Prostitution. lctgm
    • Streets. lctgm
    • Urban beautification. lctgm
  • Geographic coverage
    • Uptown (Chicago, Ill.)
    • Lincoln Park (Chicago, Ill. : Community area)
    • Chicago (Ill.) Buildings, structures, etc. 1950-1979.
    • Chicago (Ill.) Streets Agatite Avenue.
    • Chicago (Ill.) Streets Beacon Street.
    • Chicago (Ill.) Streets Broadway Avenue.
    • Chicago (Ill.) Streets Clarendon Avenue.
    • Chicago (Ill.) Streets Eastwood Avenue.
    • Chicago (Ill.) Streets Hazel Street.
    • Chicago (Ill.) Streets Kenmore Avenue.
    • Chicago (Ill.) Streets Racine Avenue.
    • Chicago (Ill.) Streets Wilson Avenue.
    • Chicago (Ill.) Streets Windsor Avenue.
  • Genre
    • Gelatin silver prints. gmgpc
    • Slides Color. gmgpc
  • Geographic name United States Illinois Cook County Chicago.
  • Finding aid URL Finding aid available online http://chsmedia.org/media/fa/fa/1987/312.htm