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Lakefront at 59th Street, 1920-1929

 

 

 

Lakefront at 59th Street, 1920-1929

In this photograph from the 1920s, the lakeshore just north of Jackson Park near what would soon be the Museum of Science and Industry is still under construction. Outer Lake Shore Drive did not yet reach this far south until the early 1940s.