Explore Late-Nineteenth Century Chicago's Business District

Through the Companies Mentioned in the Chicago Times "City Slave Girls" Series.

Hover over buildings; if name of company appears, click on the building for more information on company.
Click to view companies on present-day map.

1898 Drawn Picture of Chicago Business District The Chicago Times Headquarters Marshall Field's & Company

The map image above was made intentionally large to illustrate its detailed complexity.
Source: Poole Brothers. Bird's-Eye-View of the Business District of Chicago. Chicago, 1898. Retrieved from the Library of Congress.