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Image from page 34 of “The railway terminal problem of Chicago; a series of addresses before the City club, June third to tenth, 1913, dealing with the proposed re-organization of the railway terminals of Chicago, including all terminal proposals now befo
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Title: The railway terminal problem of Chicago; a series of addresses before the City club, June third to tenth, 1913, dealing with the proposed re-organization of the railway terminals of Chicago, including all terminal proposals now before the City council committee on railway terminals.
Year: 1913 (1910s)
Authors: City Club of Chicago
Subjects: Railroad stations –Illinois –Chicago.
Publisher: Chicago, The City club of Chicago, 1913.

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side, if permitted. Underour plan we would cover up the railroad tracks so there would be nomenace to property values and no offence to the eye. All the worlds transportation experts agree on the importanceof water contact with rail terminals. Our plan provides for suchcontact. Along the river north of 12th Street, two street levelsare provided, a lower street serving the river traffic and an upperone serving the warehouse district. Our ideas for river developmentfollow those of Paris. There they have cjuay streets, and upon theupper level of the abutting streets are located handsome buildings. 24 PROPOSAL OF THE CHICAGO PLAN COMMISSION Objections have been raised to warehouses and freight yardsalong the river on festhetic grounds. Why cannot attractive and Warehousesubstantial warehouses be built over the railroad tracks similar to MadTlttractivethe wholesale house of Marshall Field & Co., for instance? Insteadof our river being the most negligible phase of Chicago life, it could

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Plale 11 BIRDS-EYE VIEW OF PART OF CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CHICAGO SHOWTNG PAS-SENGER AND FREIGHT TERMINAL PLAN PROPOSED BY OFFICERS AND STAFFOF CHICAGO PLAN COiMMISSION L\ RELATION TO PROPOSED CIVIC CENTER The civic center proposed in the Plan of Chicago is shown here at the intersection of Congressand Halsted streets. One of the objections urged against the so-called Pennsylvania Plan is itsinterference with the plans for the location of the civic center at this point. and should be made the most attractive. Chicago is richer poten-tially in that respect than almost any city in the world. The Cityof Dresden has combined splendidly the aesthetic and the practicalin its development of river streets in a manner such as we proposefor Chicago, and so has the City of Diisseldorf, famous for its scien-tific commercial development. It is said that we cannot carry out our river plan in twenty-five 25 THE RAILWAY TERMINAL PROBLEM OF CHICAGO

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Harper’s Ferry and Bridge, from Maryland Heights.
Chicago
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Title: Harper’s Ferry and Bridge, from Maryland Heights.

Creator: Cushings & Bailey (publisher)

Date: 1872

Place: Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, West Virginia

Part Of: Photographic views of the Baltimore and Ohio Rail Road and its branches from the lakes to the sea

Description: This is an albumen print from the book Photographic Views of the Baltimore and Ohio Rail Road, and Its Branches, From The Lakes to The Sea, which is illustrated with images of attractions found along the route of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad between Baltimore and Chicago.

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MicroOffice Management LLC scores River North building

MicroOffice Management LLC scores River North building
… recently inked a $ 5.4 million deal for a River North loft office building catering to new technology firms and other start-ups. MicroOffice, a New York-based investor, plans to buy the seven-story building at 405 W. Superior St. for its second …
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British book spotlights Chicago River film locations

British book spotlights Chicago River film locations
22-Dec-13 – With a Chicago crew doing most of the research, an updated book by a publisher in the United Kingdom can think of 75 films that were shot in Chicago, including a few along the Chicago River. World Film Locations Chicago, published this …
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Voting is open for River North's Best THAW Awards. Here's your chance to honor

Voting is open for River North's Best THAW Awards. Here's your chance to honor
Each category has three or four nominees and the ability to write in your favorite if it's not listed. In true Chicago fashion, you're invited to vote as many times as you like (once daily) through December 30. Nominees include: River North's Best New …
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River North Massage Therapy Center

River North Massage Therapy Center Reviews

Chicago
747 N Lasalle St
Average Rating: 4.5 out of 5 (45 Reviews)

Review by M P.
I would just like to follow up from my initial post and extend my gratitude to Anya. She has gone above and beyond any Massage Therapist, Physical therapist…
Rating: 5

Review by stephanie c.
Alex was truly amazing! I tend to get horrible stress knots throughout my neck, shoulder, and all the way down my back. It really is quite bad. I’ve had…
Rating: 5

Review by Rits M.
This place is great for cheapie massages. And also, you are getting them from people who are actual massage students.

You have to come into the building…
Rating: 4

Bow Truss Coffee Roasters River North

Bow Truss Coffee Roasters River North Reviews

Chicago
406 N Wells St
Average Rating: 4.5 out of 5 (31 Reviews)

Review by David G.
Definitely one of the more interesting coffee shops and in this neighborhood. This reminds me of Intellegentsia before it became overcrowded. Hipsterness…
Rating: 4

Review by Adam M.
This is the perfect little coffee shop… well almost perfect, they should get wifi then they would be perfect.

Great selection of amazing brews and my…
Rating: 5

Review by Alexandra K.
Tucked away under the Merchandise Mart “L” stop you will find the cutest café. Not a place to come with your computer (as there is no wi-fi), this is your…
Rating: 4