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Chicago building clearance photographs, 1939-1958

Primarily exterior views of property west, north, and south of the Loop, to be acquired by the City of Chicago in order to be demolished for various expressway and building projects. Most of structures depicted no longer exist. Almost all are in areas now occupied by the Kennedy, Eisenho...

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Chicago Heritage Committee records

Correspondence, newsclippings, announcements, and topical files of the Chicago Heritage Committee, an organization that sought to encourage historic preservation efforts in the Chicago area. Correspondents include Thomas Stauffer, president; Richard Nickel, secretary. Much of the correspondence w...

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Sigmund J. Osty visual materials, 1960-1976

Black-and-white photographic prints depicting the built environment, predominantly in Chicago, but also Evanston, Skokie, and Galena, Illinois. All the images depict exterior views, the majority of which are street intersections, though the collection also documents streetscapes, residen...

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