Encyclopedia o f Chicago
Interpretive Digital Essay : Water in Chicago
Water in Chicago
Essay: People and the Port
Photo Essays:
Solitary Lives
City of Bridges
Chicago Harbors
Essay: Using the Chicago River
Photo Essays:
Goose Island
Indiana Dunes
Essay: Sanitation in Chicago
Photo Essays:
The Sanitary and Ship Canal
Water-Related Epidemics
Essay: Water and Urban Life
Photo Essays:
Houses and Water
Shoreline Development
Growing Up Along Water
Chicago harbor, Jul. 24, 1961
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Among the many special districts, the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority directed the redevelopment of Navy Pier, seen here in 1961, before that work began.