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SANITARY DISTRICT OF CHICAGO.
Offices in American Trust and Savings Bank bigg. | Controlling works, Lockport...

$331,253.65 President-Robert R. McCormick, R.

Bridges, controlling works..

7,873.35 Clerk-I. J. Bryan.

Joliet project................

1,308, 251,12 Treasurer-Charles L. Hutchinson.

Bridges, Joliet project.....

271,351.16 Chief Engineer-George M. Wisner.

Chicago 'river dredging......

2,119,995.02 Attorney-John C. Williams.

Bridges, Chicago river....

2,817.048.32 Marshal-Edward J. Coen.

I. & M. canal, Bridgeport......

77,016.08 Board of Trustees-Terms expire in 1910: Robert 39th street pumping station....

211, 604.85 R. McCormick, R.; Henry F. Eidmann, R.; Wil. Kampsville, LaGrange dams..

20,464.10 liam H. Baker, R. Terms expire in 1908: George Brandon's bridge roadway.

5,890.68 W. Paullin, R.; Wallace G. Clark, R. Terms Water-power development.

2,179,837.53 expire in 1912: Edward I. Williams, R.; Thomas Bridges, water-power development

156, 657.93 J. Healy, R.; Adolph Bergman, R.; Otto Novak. Joseph J. Duffy............

541,590.43

403,354.60
Maintenance bridges, etc..
CHRONOLOGY.
Maintenance highway bridges.

23,463.12 First investigation made in 1885.

Maintenance account.......

175,979.33 Sanitary bill signed May 29, 1889.

Interest on bonds............

7,333, 407.33 Sanitary district organized Jan. 18, 1890.

Interest on tax warrants...

468,453.69 Earth broken ("shovel day'') Sept. 3, 1892.

Taxes on land....

72,170.04 Lake water turned into canal Jan. 2, 1900.

Engineering department...

2,190,073.88 Formal opening of canal Jan, 17, 1900.

Engineering power development.

163, 682.96 DIMENSIONS OF CANAL. Clerical department..

185,711.42 Length of main channel, 28.05 miles.

Law department.......

1,097,216.31 Length of river, lake to Robey street, 6 miles. Treasury department.

44, 458.83 Length river diversion channel, 13 miles.

Police department..

413,128.29 Width main channel, Robey street to Summit: General account......

932,623.08 Bottom, 110 feet; top, 198.

City of Chicago.....

16,360.63 Width main channel, Summit to Willow Springs:

Land damages.......

77,835.24 Bottom, 202 feet; top, 290.

Marine damages...........

15, 473.16 Width main channel, Willow Springs to Lockport Personal injuries account

4.279.95 (rock section): Bottom, 160 feet; top, 162.

Bridgeport pumping works.

90,388.80 Width diversion channel: Bottom, 200 feet.

Special commission....

33,075.97 Minimum depth of water in main channel, 22 feet. Telephone line....

12,238.13 Current in earth sections, 144 miles per hour.

Telephone repairs.....

180.20 Current in rock sections, 1.9 miles per hour. Weir, McKechney & Co......

22,118.14 Present capacity of canal, 300,000 cubic feet per minute.

Total expenditures......

. 52,697,494.68 Total amount of excavation, 42,229,035 cubic yards. Emergency funds.......

32,220.40

Due from Am. Crushed Sto NET :ECEIPTS AND DISBURSEMENTS.

431.20 Balance Dec. 31, 1906....

441,052.75 From organization to Dec. 31, 1906. RECEIPTS.

Total .....

10LUI .................................. 53,171.199.03 Tax account.....

... $32,660,019.11 Tax for water power.........

VALUE OF PROPERTY IN DISTRICT.

3,028,246.94 Bond account.....

17,030,000.00 The following are the official figures showing the Interest on bank balances.

382,424.79 value of all property in the territory known as Tax levy ...............

1,932.04 the sanitary district of Chicago since the district Dock and land rental account..

36,783.51 was organized, as equalized by the state board of Joseph J. Duffy......

31,333.84 equalization: Western Stone company......

458.80 1890........ $217,458,360.00 1899........ $338,674,447.00

1891........ 254,011, 212.00 1900...... 269, 287,109.00 Total .................................... 53,171,199.03 1892..

241,369, 737.00 1901..... 365,172,502.00 EXPENDITURES. 1893..... 242,438,304.00 1902..

393,080,042.00 Right of way.............

$7.205,574.67 1894.... 244,253,105.00 | 1903.... 431,035,443.00 River diversion construction.....

1,000,186.38 1895....
240,144,952.00 1904...

422,737,932.00 Bridges, river diversion......

142,486.20 1896.... 241,324,319.00 1905... 428, 179, 108.00 Main-channel construction.....

.. 18,546,203.73 1897...... 229,485,977.00 1906...... 447,330,771.00 Bridges, main channel.......

1,978,536.38 | 1898...... 218, 299,977.00!

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RAILROAD TRACK ELEVATION.

[From report of John O'Neill, expert on track elevation.] Ordinances have been passed by the city council | Total estimated cost of the entire work, $55,and accepted by the railroad companies for the 060,250. elevation of their roadbeds and tracks from May The amount of elevation done from May 23, 1892, 23, 1892, to Dec. 31, 1906, covering the following to Dec. 31, 1906, was as follows: amount of work.

Total number of miles or main tracks elevated, Total number of miles of main tracks to be ele 107.75. vated, 171.34.

Total number of miles of all tracks elevated, Total number of miles of all tracks to be ele | 628.02. vated, 812.48.

Total number of subways constructed, 495. Total number of subways to be constructed, 620.! Total estimated cost of work done, $41,025,250.

CHIEFS OF POLICE OF CHICAGO.

Names and dates of appointment:
W. W. Kennedy, April, 1871.
Elmer Washburn, April, 1872.
Jacob Rehm, December, 1873.
Michael C. Hickey, Oct. 7, 1875.
Valerius A. Seavey, July 30, 1878.
Simon O'Donnell, Dec. 15, 1879.
William J. McGarigle, Dec. 13, 1880.
Austin J. Doyle, Nov. 13, 1882.
Frederick Ebersold, Oct. 26, 1885.

George W. Hubbard, April 17, 1888.
Frederick H. Marsh, Jan. 1, 1890.
Robert W. McClaughry, May 18, 1891.
Michael Brennan, Sept. 11, 1893.
Job J. Badenoch, April 11, 1895.
Joseph Kipley, April 16, 1897, and April, 1899.

Francis O'Neill, April 30, 1901, and June 26, 1903.

John M. Collins, July 26. 1905.
George M, Shippy, April 15, 1907.

CHICAGO APPROPRIATIONS FOR 1907.

Mayor's office.........
$33,328.70 Department of electricity....

$1,982,522.87 City council....... i11,500.00 Special park commission..

110,900.00 Transportation committee.. 25, 225 87 Finance committee fund.

9,500.00 Committee on lighting.....

15,000.00 Department of transportation

• 3,500.00 Total for corporate purposes........ 22, 726,127.49 Charter convention......

10,000.00

Interest and sinking fund.

64,810.39 City

$2,602.949.80 clerk................... City

From water fund

38,077.12 treasurer.........

Commissioner public works $29,106.00 Law department

Finance department office. 13,500.00 Corporation counsel........ $184,000.62

Department of supplies... 8,000.00 Prosecuting attorney..

49, 229.00

Engineering bureau........4,928,796.73 City attorney........... .. 154,985.85

Bureau of sewers.........

262,095.89 388,215.47

Bureau of water........... 310,888.06 Finance department

Bureau of maps......

18.899.01 Comptroller's office......... 96,629.00

Finance dept. - Miscellan's 332,657.50 Tax loan interest..

120,000.00

Board local improvements 80,735.81 Miscellaneous .......

66, 106.40

City attorney's office...... 75,000.00 Hospitals .....

15,000.00

Corporation counsel........ 16,250.00 City buildings, etc......... 50,620.22

6,075,929.00 City markets........

4,045.00
Board of education.....

17,791,200.00 Cost tax collection...... 250,000.00

Public library........

475,000.00 Mayor's contingent fund.. 40,000.00 Judgments .... 140,000.00

GENERAL RECAPITULATION. Interest on judgments.... 25,000.00

For corporate purposes.......

$22,726.127.49 Cattle pounds...............

5,140.00
Sinking fund and interest..

2,602, 949.80
812,540.62
From water fund.......

6,075,929.00 City collector's office........

74,762.24
For school purposes......

17, 791,200.00 Public works department

Public library..........

475,000.00 Commissioner's office...... 3,234.80 Engineering bureau........2,672,399.56

Total all appropriations for 1907.... 49,671, 206.29 Bureau of streets..........3,316,519.25

Total for 1906.......

40,193, 291.31 Bureau of sewers.......... 493,302.61

Total for 1905.

36,782, 270.32 Bureau of maps.......

6,299.67 Bureau of public buildings 118,495.65

ESTIMATED INCOME FOR 1907. 6,610,251.34 1 Balance Dec. 31, 1906....:

$4,092,397.52 Election commissioners... 414,918.39 Improvement bond account.

329,091.70 Civil-service commission.. 54,965.00 Electric-light deposit fund..

77.394.22 Department of supplies.. 22,658.00 Taxes of 1907.......

4,561, 452.77 Police department.... 5,610,845.26 Bonds to be issued...

2,500,000.00 Municipal courts..... 807,687.30 Miscellaneous sources...

.. 11,181,516.29 House of correction...

275,252.31 Fire department..... 3,209,709.51 Total

22,741, 832.50 Building department.

126, 223.43 Health department....

848,965.95

ESTIMATED INCOME FOR WATER ACCOUNT. City physician..........

5,000.00 Balance on hand Dec. 31, 1906. ......... $41,365.13 Track elevation...... 6,800.00 Water office collections......

4,326,252.39 Department of inspection... 57,699.00 Rent Rookery ground...

35,000.00 City sealer's office... 24, 255.00 Miscellaneous receipts..

59, 110.12 Board examining engineers....

11,800.00 Board local improvements..... 959, 213.52 Total ..................

. 4,461,727.64 REGISTRATION OF VOTERS IN CHICAGO.

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Revised figures.
1907. | Wards.

1902. 1904. 1906. 1907.* 11,246 21....

11,639 13,615 10,615 12,577 12,530

9,544 10.333 8,018 9,126 10,875

8,337 10,233 8.382 9,501 8,953 24...

8,113 9,829 8.323 9,437 9,347 25....

12,956 17,007 16,642 18,994 16,625

9.019 11,545 10,871 12,627 18,530

9,123 12,752 12,815 14,976 9,368

9,995 12,191 10,516 11.793 6,243

8,193 9,819 8,057. 9.667 6,638 30.....

10,167 11,881 9,668 10,847 8,785 31....

10,610 13,014 11,462 13.649 12,153 32....

10,429 12,660 11,384 13,025 12,876 33...

9,459 11,171 9,562 10,743 11,429 34...

6,408 8,330 8,887 10,170 10.327 35..

6,588 8,771 8,554 9,832 8,986 Cicero..,

912 1,159 1,090 1,561 9,456 9.162 Totals....... 337,748 404,130 345,544 393.848 8,965 *For spring municipal election. Other figures are 12,828 for fall elections.

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CHICAGO WIDE-TIRE ORDINANCE. It shall be unlawful for any person or corpora

Width, inches.

Width, inches. tion to transport, haul, drive or lead over the 6,000 pounds...........3 12,000 pounds... streets of the city any wheeled vehicle unless such 7.000 pounds...........312 14,000 pounds..........644 vehicle is equipped with flat or straight tires 9,000 pounds.... ....4 16,000 pounds..........7 with oval edges of not less than the following 10.000 pounds..........5 18,000 pounds..........719 widths for the following loads:

11,000 pounds..........542 | Over 18,000 pounds...8

widths for width, inches. 14.000 pounds...........242 shall

2,000 pounds...........1 4,000 pounds...........2
3.000 pounds...........212 5,000 pounds...........249

4.000 now.Width, inches

,000 pounds:.......... 1

It is also provided that the weight of the wagon shall not be included in the load.

19,449

MAYORALTY ELECTIONS IN CHICAGO SINCE 1871.'
Nov. 7. 1871.

April 2, 1889. . | Nathaniel C. Sears, Rep... 59,512 Joseph Medill, Rep......... 16,125 DeWitt C. Cregier, Dem.. 57,340 Wash. Hesing. Ind. Dem.. 15.427 Chas. C. P. Holden, Dem. 5.988 John A. Roche, Rep........ 45,328 John Glambock, Soc. Lab.. 1,230 Nov. 4, 1873.

Ira J. Mason, Pro........... 410 H. L. Parmelee, Pro....... 910 H. D. Colvin, Peo. Party...28,791 Charles Orchardson, Soc... 303 J. Irving Pearce, Jr., Ind.. 561 L. L. Bond, Law and Order. 18,540

April 7, 1891.

Frank É. Collier, Ind. Dem. 110
July 12, 1876.
Hempst'd Washburne, Rep. 46,957

April 4, 1899.
Monroe Heath, Rep........ 19.248 De Witt C. Cregier, Dem... 46,588 1 C. H. Harrison, Jr., Dem.. 148, 496
Mark Kimball, Dem........ 7,509 Elmer Washburn, Citizens. 24,027 | Zina R. Carter, Rep........107,437
J. J. McGrath, Ind........ 3,363 C. H. Harrison, Sr., Ind. D. 42,921 John P. Altgeld, M. 0.... 47,169
April 3, 1877.

Thomas Morgan, Soc........ 2.376 John A. Wadhams, Pro.... 1,023 Monroe Heath, Rep........ 30,881

April 4, 1893.

August Klenkie, Soc. Lab.. 1,175 Perry H. Smith, Dem......

C. H. Harrison, Sr.. Dem.. 114,237 T. G. Kerwin, Soc. Dem... 367
April 1, 1879.
Sam Allerton, Rep.......... 93,148

April 2, 1901.
C. H. Harrison, Sr., Dem. 25,685 DeW. C. Cregier, Un. Cit. 3,033 C. H. Harrison, Jr., Dem..156,756
Abner M. Wright, Rep.... 20,496 J. Ehrenpreis, Soc. Lab.... 1,000 Elbridge Hanecy, Rep.....

.....128, 413 Ernst Schmidt, Soc......... 11,829

Dec. 19, 1893.

Avery E. Hoyt, Pro........ 3,328 April 5, 1881.

Special election to fill vacancy Gus. Hoyt, Soc. Dem....... 2,043 C. H. Harrison, Sr., Dem. 35,668 caused by assassination of Car John R. Pepin, Soc. Lab.. 679 John M. Clark, Rep...... .. 27,925 ter H. Harrison, Sr.

Thomas Rhodes, Sin. Tax.. 1,028 Timothy O'Mara, Ind....... 764 John P. Hopkins, Dem.....112,959 John Collins, Soc............ 5,384 George Schilling, Soc....... 240 George B. Swift, Rep...... 111,669

April 7, 1903.
April 3, 1883.

Michael Britzius, Soc...... 2,064 C. H. Harrison, Jr., Dem..146,208 C. H. Harrison, Śr., Dem.. 41,225 Ebenezer Wakeley, Pop.... 535 Graeme Stewart, Rep......138,548 Eugene Cary, Rep........... 30,963

April 2, 1895.

Thomas L. Haines, Pro.... 2,674 April 7, 1885.

George B. Swift, Rep......143,884 Charles L. Breckon, Soc... 11,124 C. H. Harrison, Sr., Dem.. 43,352 Frank Wenter, Dem........103,125 Daniel L. Cruice, Ind. Lab. 9,947 Sidney Smith, Rep.......... 42,977 Bayard Holmes, Peo........ 12,882 Henry Sale, Soc. Lab....... 1,014 William H. Bush, Pro..... 221 Arthur J. Bassett, Pro.... 994

April 4, 1905.
April 5. 1887.

Ebenezer Wakeley, Peo. Sil. 3C2 Edward F. Dunne, Dem...163,199 John A. Roche, Rep........ 51,249

April 6, 1897.

John M. Harlan, Rep.......138,548 Robert L. Nelson, Lab..... 23, 490 9. H. Harrison, Jr., Dem..148,$30 Oliver W. Stewart, Pro..... 3,294 Joseph L. Whitlock, Pro... 372 John M. Harlan. Ind. Rep. 69,730 John Collins, Soc........... 23,034

CITY CLERKS SINCE 1837. I. N. Arnold.....

1837 | H. Kreisman..............1857-1859, D. W. Nickerson..........1887-1883 George Davis..... ........1837-1838 | Abraham Kohn...... .. 1860 Franz Amberg.............1889-1891 William H. Brackett .. 1839 A. J. Marble.............. 1861-1802 James R. B. Van Cleave.. Thomas Hoyne.............1840-1841 Albert H. Bodman........1865-1869

..........1891-1893, 1895-1897 James M. Lowe...... . 1843 Charles T. Hotchkiss......1869-1873 Charles D. Gastfield......1893-1895 E. A. Rucker..... ..1844-1845 Joseph K. C. Forrest.....1873-1875 William Loeffler...........1897-1903 William S. Brown....... .. 1845 Caspar Butz...............1876 1878 Fred C. Bender...........1903-1905 Henry B. Clarke..........1846-1847 P. J. Howard.............1879-1883 A. C. Anson......

. 1905-1907 Sidney Abell.............1848-1850 J. G. Neumeister..........1883-1885 John R. McCabe.. .1907H. W. Zimmerman.. 1851-56, 1863-64 Herman Plautz........1885-1887

ams. Clarke....... :56, 186

1846

CITY ATTORNEYS SINCE 1837. N. B. Judd................1837-1839 J. L. Marsh....

1856 | Julius S. Grinell..........1879-1885 Samuel L. Smith....... 1839 John C. Miller......

1857 | Hempstead Washburne...1885-1889 Mark Skinner...... 1840 Elliott Anthony......

1858 George F. Sugg...........1889-1891 George Manierre....... 841, 1843 George F. Crocker..

1859 Jacob J. Kern..... ...... 1891-1893 Henry Brown..... 1842 John Lyle King......

1860 George A. Trude... .....1893-1895 Henry W. Clarke....... ...1844-1845 Ira W. Buell.....

1861 Roy 0. West...... .....1895-1897 Charles H. Larrabee...

George A. Meech....

1862 Miles J. Devine.... .....1897-1899 Patrick Ballingall.

47, 1854 Francis Adams............1863-1864 Andrew J. Ryan..........1899-1902 Giles Spring..........

1848 Daniel D. Driscoll........1865 1866 | John E. Owens............ 1902-1903 0. R. W. Lull....

1849

Hasbrouck Davis..........1867-1869 John F. Smulski...........1903-1905 Henry H. Clark..........1850-1851 Israel N. Stiles..... ....1869-1873 The office of city attorney was Arno Voss............

......1852-1853 | Egbert Jamieson..........1873-1875 | abolished in 1905. J. A. Thompson...........

1855'R. S. Tuthill...... .......1876-1878

CITY TREASURERS SINCE 1837. Hiram Pearsons...........1837-1839 Charles H. Hunt.......... 1860 William M. Devine.......1885-1887 George W. Dole....... ... 1839 W. H. Rice... ......1861-1862 C. Herman Plautz........1887-1889 Walter S. Gurnee...1840, 1843-1844 David A. Gage. .1863-1864, 1869-1873 | Bernard Roesing.

....1889-1891 N. H. Bolles..............1840-1841 A. G. Throop...... ........1865-1866 | Peter Kiolbassa...........1891-1893 Wm. L. Church. 1845-1846, 1848-1849 William F. Wentworth... 1867-1863 M. J. Bransfield...........1893-1895 Andrew Getzler........

1847 | Daniel O'Hara.............1873-1875 | Adam Wolf................1895-1897 Edward Manierre......... 1850 1853 | Clinton Briggs....... .. 1876 | Ernst Hummell............1897-1899 Uriah P. Harris.....

1854 | Charles R. Larrabee.....1877-1879 Adam Ortseifen. 1899-1901, 1903 1905 William F. DeWolf...... 1855 William C. Seipp.........1879-1881 Charles F. Gunther.......1901-1903 0. J. Rose......

1856 | Rudolph Brand... ..1881-1883 Frederick W. Blocki.....1905-1907 C. N. Holden....

1857 John M. Dunphy..........1883-1885 | John E. Traeger..........1907Alonzo Harvey...

858-1860
CHICAGO WARDS AND ALDERMEN.

Number of since 1837.
Alder-1
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Alder-

AlderYear. Wards. men. 1 Year. Wards. men.

Wards. men. Year. Wards. men 1837-1838........ 6 10 | 1857-1862........ 10 20 | 1876-1888....... 18

36 | 1889-1901........ 34 1839-1846........

12 1863-1869........ 16 32 1888-1889........ 24 48 | 1901 1907........ 35 1847-1856.......

18 | 1869-1875........ 20 40 *Under the general incorporation act of 1875 Chicago was divided into eighteen wards.

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CHICAGO PARKS AND BOULEVARDS.

SOUTH PARKS.

ing room supplied with periodicals by the part Commissioners-Henry G. Foreman, Charles L.

commissioners, lunchroom, gymnasiums for me Hutchinson, William Best, Edward J. Rainey,

and for women, shower and plunge baths 231 Lyman A. Walton.

locker rooms. There are also outdoor gymnas Officers-Henry G. Foreman, president; William

ums for men and women, playground for ebe

dren, wading pool and swimming pool with the Best, auditor; John J. Mitchell, treasurer; Ed

necessary dressing booths. Provision is mad ward G. Shumway, secretary; R. P. Hollett, attorney: J. F. Foster, general superintendent.

for baseball, football, tennis and boating. The

is also a band stand under which concerts are Offices-In Washington park, 57th street and Cot

given during the summer every Sunday evening tage Grove avenue.

Also skating and tobogganing in the winter. The south park district is bounded on the north Ogden Park-Area 60.56 acres; bounded on the by the Chicago river and the Illinois and Michigan north by 64th street, east by Centre avenue canal, east by Lake Michigan and the state of south by 67th street, west by Loomis street. The Indiana, south by 87th street and 138th street and same facilities for recreation and pleasure are west by West 48th avenue and State street.

provided as in Sherman park. The area of the south park district is 92.6 square Palmer Park-Area 40.48 acres; bounded on the miles; population is slightly in excess of 600,000.

north by 111th street, east by South Park areThe total area of parks is 1,884.58 acres and of

nue, south by 113th street, west by Indiana parks and boulevards 2,224 acres, consisting of avenue. The same facilities for recreation and twenty parks and twenty-nine miles of boule pleasure are provided as in Sherman park, except vard-314 acres of park to each 1,000 inhabitants.

boating and lunch counter. The following is a list of the parks and boule

Hamilton Park-Area 29.95 acres; bounded on the vards:

north by 72d street, east by C., R. I. & Pacifie Jackson Park-Area 539.30 acres; bounded on the railway, south by 74th street, west by C. & W. north by 56th street, east by Lake Michigan, I. railway. The same facilities for recreation south by 67th street and west by Stony Island and pleasure are provided as in Sherman park, avenue; this park is provided with facilities for except swimming pool and boating. boating, rowboats and launches, has two golf Bessemer Park-Area 22.88 acres; bounded on the courses, one of nine holes and the other of eight north by 89th street, east by Muskegon avenue, een holes, with golf shelter, lockers and showers south by 91st street, west by South Chicago ave. for both men and women; it has baseball and nue. The same facilities as Sherman park exfootball fields, tennis courts, refectory, beach cept lunch counter and boating. bathing, music court, the Field museum of nat Mark White Square-Area 10 acres; bounded on ural history occupying the World's Fair art the north by 29th street, east by Halsted street, building located in the northern part of the park, south by 30th street, west by Poplar avenue. and in the winter skating and tobogganing are The same facilities as Sherman park except provided.

boating. Washington Park-Area 371 acres; bounded on the

Armour Square-Area 10 acres; bounded on the north by 51st street, east by Cottage Grove ave north by 33d street, east by 5th avenue, south nue, south by 60th street, west by South Park by 34th Street, west by Shields avenue. The avenue; has the same accommodations for the

same facilities as Sherman park except boating. public as Jackson park except the golf facilities Cornell Square-Area 10 acres; bounded on the and the museum and in addition has croquet north by 50th Street, east by Lincoln street, courts, archery range, horse speedway, accommo south by 51st street, west by Wood street. The dations for fly casting, wading pool and sand same facilities as Sherman park except boating. court for children and a house for the game of Davis Square-Area 10 acres; bounded on the north curling.

by 44th street, east by Marshfield avenue, south Marquette Park-Area 322.68 acres; bounded on the by 45th street. west by Hermitage avenue. The

north by 67th street, east by California avenue, same facilities as Sherman park except boating. south by 71st street and west by the Grand Russell Square-Area 6.57 acres; bounded on the Trunk Western railroad. The east 80 acres have north by 83d street, east by Bond avenue, south been improved. It has ball fields and tennis by 83d place, west by Houston avenue. The

courts and skating and tobogganing in the winter. same facilities as Sherman park except boating. Grant Park-Area 205.14 acres; bounded on the Calumet Park-Area 73.85 acres; bounded on the north by Randolph street, east by Lake Michi north by 95th street, east by Lake Michigan, gan, south by Park row, west by Michigan ave. south by 102d street, west by Avenue G and a nue. This park is under construction. Tem line about 50 feet east of C., L. S. & E. railway. porary provisions are made for athletic work in Has not yet been improved, but a bathing beach the northern part of the park. The Logan mon is maintained there during the summer with suit. ument and the Art institute are located in this able dressing booths and provision is made for park.

baseball, football and tennis, and skating and Midway Plaisance-The connecting way between tobogganing in the winter. Washington and Jackson parks; bounded on the Hardin Square-Area 6.69 acres; bounded on the north by 59th street, east by Stony Island ave north by 25th street, east by C., R. I. & P. rail. nue, south by 60th street, west by Cottage Grove way, south by 26th street, west by Wentworth avenue. Has tennis courts and in the winter avenue. Not yet improved. Provision for baseskating, tobogganing and hockey.

ball, football in the summer and skating and McKinley Park-Area 74.88 acres; bounded on the tobogganing in the winter. north by 37th street and Archer avenue, east by Number Four Square-Area 10 acres: bounded on Robey street, south by 39th street, west by West the north by 45th street, east by Princeton aveern Avenue boulevard. Has swimming pool, out nue, south by 46th place, west by Stewart avedoor gymnasiums for men and women, tennis nue. courts, ball field, children's playground, wading Michigan Avenue Boulevard-80 to 100 feet wide: pool and skating and tobogganing in the winter. from Jackson boulevard to Garfield boulevard. Improvement not entirely completed.

Garfield Boulevard-200 feet wide; from South Park Gage Park-Area 20 acres; situated at the inter avenue to Western Avenue boulevard on the line

section of Western avenue and 55th street. Has of 55th street. wading pool, ball field, tennis court and skating Western Avenue Boulevard-200 feet wide; a strip in the winter.

of land east of and adjoining the center line of Sherman Park-Area 60.60 acres; bounded on the Western avenue from the Illinois and Michigan

north by 52d street, east by Centre avenue, south canal to 55th street (Garfield boulevard). by Garfield boulevard, west by Loomis street. Grand Boulevard-198 feet wide; on the line of Has recreation buildings which include an as South Park avenue from 35th to 51st street. sembly hall used by the people free of charge Drexel Boulevard-200 feet wide; first street east for various entertainments, clubrooms for meet of Cottage Grove avenue and extending from ings of the various clubs of the community, read-1 Oakwood boulevard to 51st street.

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Prairie Avenue-66 feet wide; the street of that in winter skating, tobogganing and curling fa. name from 16th to 29th street

cilities are provided. South Park Avenue-66 feet wide; being the street Douglas Park--Area 181.99 acres; bounded on the of that name between 35th and 29th streets.

north by West 12th street. east by California Jackson Street-66 feet wide; being the street of avenue, south by 19th street and west by, Al

that name extending from Michigan a venue to bany avenue. Has refectory, building, boat landthe south branch of the Chicago river.

ing and pavilion, music court, conservatory and Oakwood Boulevard--100 feet wide; the first street flower gardens, outdoor gymnasium and nata

south of 39th street between Grand boulevard torium with swimming pools, shower baths and and Cottage Grove avenue.

dressing rooms for men and women. Facilities Thirty-Third Street-66 feet wide; being the street are provided for baseball, boating and lawn of that name between Michigan avenue and tennis, and in winter skating and tobogganing. South Park avenue.

Union Park-Area 17.37 acres; bounded on the Sixteenth Street-50 feet wide; being the street of north by Lake street, east by Ogden avenue and

that name between Michigan avenue and Prairie Bryant place, south by Warren avenue and west avenue.

by Ashland boulevard. In this park the offices Twenty-Ninth Street-66 feet wide; being the street of the West Chicago park commissioners are loof that name between Prairie avenue and South cated. In winter facilities for skating are proPark avenue

vided. Fifty-Seventh Street--100 feet wide; being the | Jefferson Park-Area 7.02 acres; bounded on the street of that name between the I. C. railroad north by Monroe street, east by Throop street,

right of way and the west line of Jackson park. south by Adams street and west by Loomis street. Sixty Sixth Street-66 feet wide; being the street Vernon Park-Area 6.14 acres; bounded on the

of that name from Stony Island avenue to South north by Macalister place, east by Centre avePark avenue.

nue, south by Gilpin place and west by Loomis South Park Avenue—66 feet wide; from 66th to street. 67th street.

Wicker Park-Area 4.03 acres; bounded on the north Sixty-Seventh Street-66 feet wide; being the and east by Park street, south by Fowler street

street of that name from South Park avenue to and west by Robey street. California avenue.

Holstein Park-Area 1.94 acres; bounded on the Normal Avenue-66 feet wide; from Garfield boule. north by Elm Street, south by Hamburg street vard to 72d street.

and located one block east of Western avenue. Loomis Street-66 feet wide; being the street of Has an outdoor gymnasium and play field and that name from Garfield boulevard to 67th street. shelter building, and in winter skating is pro

vided. WEST CHICAGO PARKS.

Campbell Park-Area 1.38 acres; a strip of land Commissioners-Frederick F. Bullen, Frederick W.

100 feet wide lying between Oakley boulevard and

Leavitt street and one block north of Polk street. Dreckman, Bernard A. Eckhart, William C. Eg.

Shedd's Park-Area 1.13 acres; located at 23d gert, Joseph A. O'Donnell, Addison E. Wells.

street and Millard avenue, opposite Lawndale Officers—Bernard A. Eckhart, president; Fred

station of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy erick F. Bullen, auditor; Alonzo Wygant, treas

Railway company. urer; Jens Jensen, landscape architect and gen

Small Parks and Pleasure Grounds-A small park eral superintendent; Alfred C. Schrader,en

and playground, the area of which is 8.12 acres, gineer; Benjamin F. Richolson, attorney.

is being constructed on the site bounded on the Offices-In Union park, Lake street and Ashland

north by Cornell street, east by Chase street, boulevard.

south by Chicago avenue and west by Noble The west park district comprises all that part street. A fieldhouse has been provided containof the town of West Chicago lying between the ing gymnasium and shower baths for men and Illinois and Michigan canal and the Chicago river women, lunchrooms, library and reading room and the following described lines: Beginning at and assembly hall; also an outdoor swimming the north branch of the Chicago river at Belmont pool with shower baths and dressing rooms for avenue, thence west to North Kedzie avenue, men and women. An outdoor gymnasium for thence south along Kedzie avenue to North ave. men and women, play field with wading pool nue, thence west along North avenue to North 60th and sand courts for children and tennis courts avenue, thence south along 60th avenue to 12th and ball grounds will be provided; also skating street, thence east along 12th street to South 460) in the winter. avenue, thence south along South 46th avenue to A small park and playground 3.85 acres in area West 39th street, thence east along 39th Street is being constructed on the site bounded on the to the Illinois and Michigan canal.

north by 20th street, east by Fisk street, south The area of the west park district is 35.5 square by 21st street and west by May street. The miles; population is about 770,000. The total area same facilities for recreation and pleasure are of parks and boulevards is 1,036 acres, consisting provided as in the small park and playground of twelve parks and twenty-five miles of boule above mentioned. vard-0.81 acres of park to each 1,000 inhabitants. A site for another small park and playground Area of parks. 626.38 acres. The following is a containing 2.88 acres, bounded on the north by list of the parks and boulevards:

Barber street, east by Jefferson street, South Humboldt Park-Area 205.86 acres; bounded on

by 14th place and west by Union street, has been the north by West North avenue, east by Cali

selected by the west park board and the prop

erty is now being acquired. In this park the fornia and Sacramento avenues, south by Division and Augusta streets and west by Kedzie

same facilities for recreation and pleasure will avenue; has rose garden with pergola and gar

be provided as in the small parks and playgrounds

mentioned above. den hall and fountains; refectory building, also

Humboldt Boulevard-2.94 miles long. 100 to 400 a pavilion and boat landing. music court, a wad. ing pool and shelter building for children; is

feet wide; from Diversey boulevard bridge to provided with facilities for boating, has base

Humboldt park, connecting the west park sysball diamonds, tennis courts and in winter skat.

tem with the Lincoln park system on the north. ing. tobogganing and skeeing are provided

Logan square and Palmer place are included in

Humboldt boulevard. Garfield Park-Area 187.53 acres; bounded on the

Franklin Boulevard-1.5 miles long. 250 to 400 feet north by Kinzie and Lake streets, east by Central

_wide; connects Humboldt and Garfield parks. Park avenue and Homan avenue, south by Madi. Douglas Boulevard-1.68 miles long, 250 feet wide, son street and Colorado avenue and west by Ham connects Garfield and Douglas parks. lin avenue. Has a new conservatory, the largest Marshall Boulevard-2.17 miles long, 250 feet wide, in the country: refectory building. boat landing from Douglas park to the Illinois and Michigan and pavilion, music court and band stand, water canal, connecting the west park system on the courts with fountain, basin and extensive flower south with the south park system at Western gardens. Has a golf course with fieldhouse Avenue boulevard. containing lockers for men and women; also has Washington Boulevard-6.31 miles long, from 66 to teppis courts and facilities for fly casting, and 100 feet wide; from Canal street west to the

has bases

Garfield Paganing and courts and in

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