I am creating this in hopes that people will contribute other historic pictures of the chicago skyline. I found most of these (on my first post) at AllPosters.com where they may be purchased. There are also a couple by Art Sinsabaugh.
I'll get it started...please post any historical skyline shots you have or can find.
WOW, Chicago is such an amazing city, I love old pics of supercities like Chicago.
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Damn this is a massive thread, it's going to take a while to go through it. Kudos to everyone who's posted.
And I've never seen a picture of the Hancock under construction, thanks for posting that one Cbot.
One of the things that struck me was, I've stayed in the Allerton Hotel before, now it's a small building that's lost among the skyscrapers, but it used to be one of the tallest in Streeterville. A building you never even notice anymore used to be a fixture of the skyline.
All we ever see of stars are their old photographs