National Geographic : 1953 Dec
© National Geographic Society 785 Kodachrome by National Geographic Photographer B. Anthony Stewart Chicago's Skyscrapers Tower Above the Site of Old Fort Dearborn's Log Stockade Wild onions fringed the Chicago River just a century and a half ago when the fort was the Nation's north westernmost military outpost. Wrigley Building (right) and London Guarantee Building (across the Michigan Avenue drawbridge) guard the spot around which the infant Chicago developed in the 1830's. Double-decked Wacker Drive parallels the river. This picture was taken from Tribune Tower.