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Pictorial Map and Guide to Chicago. (Map titles: Chicago Motor Coach Pictorial Map of Chicago / Chicago Motor Coach Pictorial Map of Downtown Chicago).
Chicago. Chicago Motor Coach Company. No date. Ca 1926. Large folding two-sided map, 34 x 21 3/4 inches, in color pictorial card covers (7 1/2 x 4 inches). Loose from cover with 1 1/2 inch abrasion to upper right corner of Downtown Chicago map (where the map was tipped on to the covers), some creases and several short splits at fold intersections. The Pictorial Map of Downtown Chicago would display very well (no abrasion). One side covers the area from Central Avenue to the Lake and from Kenilworth Avenue in the north to 87th Avenue in the south, with pictographs of major buildings. There is a small inset Outline Map of Chicago, with the North, West and South Side motor coach routes marked. Verso features a pictorial map of Downtown Chicago. A fascinating documentation of Chicago architecture in the 1920s. Featured on page 192-193 of Robert Holland's book Chicago in Maps.
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