1870s

  1. Chicago Fire of 1871: St. Joseph German Catholic Church

    Chicago Fire of 1871: St. Joseph German Catholic Church

    Chicago Fire of 1871. St. Joseph German Catholic Church.
  2. Chicago Fire of 1871: Lakeside Pub. Co. Corner of Adams and Clark

    Chicago Fire of 1871: Lakeside Pub. Co. Corner of Adams and Clark

    Chicago Fire of 1871. Lakeside Pub. Co. Corner of Adams and Clark.
  3. Chicago Fire of 1871: Field Leiter & Co.

    Chicago Fire of 1871: Field Leiter & Co.

    Chicago Fire of 1871. Field Leiter & Co.
  4. Chicago Fire of 1871: E.B.McCaggs Conservatory

    Chicago Fire of 1871: E.B.McCaggs Conservatory

    Chicago Fire of 1871. E.B.McCaggs Conservatory.
  5. Chicago Fire of 1871: Republic Insurance Company Building

    Chicago Fire of 1871: Republic Insurance Company Building

    Chicago Fire of 1871. Entrance to Republic Insurance Co. Building, LaSalle Street.
  6. Chicago Fire of 1871: Court House

    Chicago Fire of 1871: Court House

    Chicago Fire of 1871. Court House.
  7. Chicago Fire of 1871: Bigelow House

    Chicago Fire of 1871: Bigelow House

    Chicago Fire of 1871. Bigelow House.
  8. Chicago Fire of 1871: Corner of Randolph and Wells Street

    Chicago Fire of 1871: Corner of Randolph and Wells Street

    Chicago Fire of 1871. Corner of Randolph and Wells Street.
  9. Chicago Fire of 1871: Chicago Tribune

    Chicago Fire of 1871: Chicago Tribune

    Chicago Fire of 1871. Chicago Tribune.
  10. Chicago Fire of 1871: Chamber of Commerce

    Chicago Fire of 1871: Chamber of Commerce

    Chicago Fire of 1871. Chamber of Commerce.
  11. Chicago Fire of 1871: Burnt Safes on Dearborn Street

    Chicago Fire of 1871: Burnt Safes on Dearborn Street

    Chicago Fire of 1871. Burnt Safes on Dearborn Street.
  12. Chicago Fire of 1871: Cathedral of Holy Name

    Chicago Fire of 1871: Cathedral of Holy Name

    Cathedral of Holy Name after the Great Chicago Fire of 1871.
  13. 1871 Chicago. The undamaged O'Leary cottage, near the origin point of the fire

    1871 Chicago. The undamaged O'Leary cottage, near the origin point of the fire

    The undamaged O'Leary cottage, near the origin point of the fire.
  14. 1871 Chicago. A man stands amid the ruins of the Union Depot

    1871 Chicago. A man stands amid the ruins of the Union Depot

    A man stands amid the ruins of the Union Depot.
  15. 1871 Chicago. Reconstruction begins a few weeks after the fire

    1871 Chicago. Reconstruction begins a few weeks after the fire

    Reconstruction begins a few weeks after the fire.
  16. 1871 Chicago. The first destroyed business to reopen in the aftermath of the fire

    1871 Chicago. The first destroyed business to reopen in the aftermath of the fire

    The first destroyed business to reopen in the aftermath of the fire.
  17. 1871 Chicago. Drake's Block at the corner of Wabash Avenue and Washington Street

    1871 Chicago. Drake's Block at the corner of Wabash Avenue and Washington Street

    Exterior walls remain standing on "Drake's Block" at the corner of Wabash Avenue and Washington Street.
  18. 1871 Chicago. Men stand amid the rubble at LaSalle Street and Washington Street

    1871 Chicago. Men stand amid the rubble at LaSalle Street and Washington Street

    Men stand amid the rubble at LaSalle Street and Washington Street.
  19. 1871 Chicago. The ruins of Trinity Church

    1871 Chicago. The ruins of Trinity Church

    The ruins of Trinity Church.
  20. 1871 Chicago. The ruins of the Grand Pacific Hotel

    1871 Chicago. The ruins of the Grand Pacific Hotel

    The ruins of the Grand Pacific Hotel and the Honore block, seen from the corner of Dearborn and Monroe Streets.
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