The city officially designated the land as a park on April 29, 1844, naming it Lake Park. When the Illinois Central Railroad was built into Chicago in 1852, it was permitted to lay track along the lakefront on a causeway built offshore from the park. The resulting lagoon became stagnant, and was largely filled in 1871 with debris from the…
Home › Post Tagged with: "Ulysses S. Grant"
- Our selection of 10 iconic black and white photos of photographer’s self-portraits.
MONOVISIONS ON INSTAGRAM