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1834
Wright's Survey Map of Chicago.
Courtesy of the Chicago History Museum. See entire map.
1834
Townsite Plat Map for Chicago, Illinois. Department of the Interior. General Land Office. Surveying Division. Based on Wright's survey map, left.
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1836
Map of Chicago and Additions, courtesy of the Chicago History Museum. Kinzie's Addition continues to Chicago Avenue.
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1849
Map of Chicago and Vicinity, Rees and Rucker, Surveyor: William Clogher. Courtesy of the Chicago History Museum. See entire map.

1857
Map of Chicago. Rufus Blanchard, 52 LaSalle Street.
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1861
Plat map of Cook County, Cartography, W.L. Flower.
Courtesy of the Chicago History Museum. See entire map.
1862
Guide Map of Chicago, Creator: Rufus Blanchard.
Courtesy of the Chicago History Museum. See entire map.
1867
Guide Map of Chicago. 1867. Published By Blanchard & Cram 1868.
Courtesy of David Rumsey Historical Map Collection. See Entire map.

1868
Guide Map of Chicago. Chas. Shober and Co.
Courtesy of the University of Chicago Library. See entire map.

1869
Map of Chicago and Environs, compiled and published by Rufus Blanchard.
Courtesy of David Ramsey Historical Map Collection. See entire map here.

1870
Chicago. Mitchell's new general atlas. Philiadelphia: S.A. Mitchell Jr.
Courtesy of David Ramsey Historical Map Collection. See entire map here.

1871
Guide Map of Chicago, Creator: Rufus Blanchard.
Courtesy of the Chicago History Museum. See entire map.
1871
Richard's illustrated and statistical map of the great conflagration in Chicago. St. Louis: R.P. StudleyCo.
Courtesy of the University of Chicago Library. See entire map.
1872
Map of the City of Chicago. Warner & Beers Publishers.
Courtesy of David Ramsey Historical Map Collection. See entire map here.
1873
Gray's Atlas of Chicago.
Courtesy of the University of Chicago Library. See entire map.
1875
Warner & Beers, Publisher.
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1879
Map of Chicago, H.R. Page and Co.
Courtesy of the Chicago History Museum. See entire map.

1885
Robinson's Atlas

1885
Peltzer's
Courtesy of the Illinois Regional Archives Depository.

1886
Rand McNally Map of Chicago.
Courtesy of the Chicago History Museum. See entire map.

1886
Robinson’s Atlas of the City of Chicago.
Courtesy of the Chicago History Museum. See entire map.

1890
Rand McNally & Co's Map of Chicago before the 1893 Worlds Fair using Rand McNallys' Map of Chicago and Suburbs.
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1892
Rand McNally & Co's standard map of Chicago.
Courtesy of the University of Chicago Library. See entire map.

 

1892
Rand McNally's Chicago railway terminal map.
Courtesy of David Rumsey Historical Map Collection. See entire map here.

1903
Rand McNally's Chicago railway terminal map.
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection. See entire map here.

1895
Rand, McNally & Co's Map of the Central Portion of Chicago.
Courtesy of the University of Chicago Library. See entire map.

1897
New map of Chicago showing street numbers in even hundreds, Rufus Blanchard. Courtesy of the University of Chicago Library. See entire map.

1899
Street Guide Map of Chicago, Rand McNally & Co.
Courtesy of the University of Chicago Library. See entire map.

1901
By permission and courtesy of the Chicago Park District Special Collections.
  1903
Hammond's 8x11 Map of Business Portion of Chicago, C.S. Hammond & Co., New York. See entire map here.
1908
Map of Lincoln Park District: showing present park area, proposed extensions and work under construction. By permission and courtesy of the Chicago Park District Special Collections.
  1910
Rand McNally & Co.’s New Street Number Guide Map of Chicago (detail), courtesy of the University of Chicago Library. See entire map.
1927 1928
Ross & Browne Real Estate Map of Central Chicago.
Courtesy of the Chicago History Museum. See entire map.
1933
Chicago Harbor. Lake Survey.
Courtesy of United States Office of Coast Survey
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1939
Surficial Geology of the Loop Quadrangle, by J. Harlen Bretz. Topographic base surveyed in cooperation with the U.S. Geological Survey. State Geological Survey Division.
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1950
Chicago Harbor. Lake Survey.
Courtesy of United States Office of Coast Survey
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1956
Downtown Chicago. Sightseeing Guide. Shell Oil Company.
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection. See entire map here.

2002
US Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Ocean Service Coast Survey. Washington DC
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  2013
Contemporary GoogleTM Map.
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2013
Google EarthTM map

 

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