• Great fire in Chicago, Oct. 9, 1871

    Lovejoy & Foster (photographer)

    View of the Cook County Courthouse, seen through ruins of east side of Clark Street after the Chicago Fire of 1871.

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  • Relic House

    Located at the corner of what is now Clark Street, Dickens Avenue, and Lincoln Park West. The building was called the Relic House because it was made from debris or "relics" left over from the Chicago…

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