Historic Map - Chicago, IL - 1893

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View of Chicago, Cook County, I.L., 1893 / drawn & published by Th. Treutlein, Eagle Lithographing Co.

This bird’s-eye view print of Chicago, Illinois was drawn by Th. Treutlein and published by Eagle Lithographing Co. in 1892. The great World’s Columbian Exposition was Chicago’s 1893 boost towards prosperity. Tailored to celebrate the anniversary of Christopher Columbus’ arrival to the “new world”, the exhibition promised and delivered a new age to Chicagoans with its overall design and international interest.

The exhibition’s grand buildings of Beaux-Arts designed principles graced handsome fairgrounds to create the illusion of European grandeur. Buildings and exhibits were illuminated by Nikola Tesla’s newly invented high-frequency lighting.

Visited by millions, the exposition was a successful and memorable event for Chicago.

The map published in 1893 by Reynertson & Beckerman includes streets, buildings, bridges and boats. It portrays port activity and railroad routes.

Features references to the following locations:

Court House.
Colorado State School of Mines.
High School.
North Side School.
Presbyterian Church.
Methodist Church.
Baptist Church.
Episcopal Church.
Christian Church.
Swedish Lutheran Church.
St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.
Cambria Fire Brick and Tile Works. J. C. Hodges, Jr., General Manager.
Colorado Fire Brick and Tile Works. G. A. Duncan & Co.
Golden Fire Brick and Tile Works. C. D. Peppard, Manager.
White Ash Coal Bank.
City Water Works.


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  • Heavy-weight 230 gsm, 9.5 mil thickness.
  • Printed with pigment inks for longer print life and enhanced fade resistance.
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