|Historic Chicago posted|
Wacker Drive (known as River St before being named after the Burnham Plan commissioner) takes shape west of Michigan Ave. (1925)
Linda Phipps Lower Wacker was known as "Emerald City" due to green lights on the lower level.
|David Daruszka commented on Historic Chicago's post|
This is what the riverfront looked like.
|Jeff Bransky commented on Historic Chicago's post|
Here’s an old map showing River Street, South Water Street, and Market Street which are predecessors to today’s 2 level Wacker Drive.
|1938 Aerial Photo from ILHAP|
|Raymond Kunst posted|
The Wrigley Building and Tribune Tower, 1945.
|Jeff Nichols posted|
Wrigley Building, 1940. Indiana University.
[I wonder how often they painted a new advertisement on the side of their building.]
|Maria Canzoneri posted|
|Cropped from a 1920 photo in Chicagology|
Historical Photo of the Day: The Wrigley building and the Chicago River in downtown Chicago on June 13, 1922, viewed to the northeast from an area near Wabash Ave.
Dennis DeBruler The advertisement is painted on the wall of a Kraft plant. C&NW State Street Yard is on the left.