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This view of Grant Park in 1929 looks northwest toward Michigan Avenue. While the park lacked much of today's landscaping and structures, the basic layout was in place, Buckingham Fountain (1927) had been built, and the Art Institute had expanded over the Illinois Central tracks, which still dominated the landscape at the north end of the park. 


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This view of Grant Park in 1929 looks northwest toward Michigan Avenue. While the park lacked much of today's landscaping and structures, the basic layout was in place, Buckingham Fountain (1927) had been built, and the Art Institute had expanded over the Illinois Central tracks, which still dominated the landscape at the north end of the park.


http://encyclopedia.chicagohistory.org/pages/10897.html