Buckingham Fountain Skyline Print (GLS-001)
LEFT: The caption on the back of this glossy photo print reads: "Buckingham Fountain has graced Chicago's Grant Park since 1927, and it was waiting there for Route 66 when the highway was extended east to Lake Shore Drive in 1937. The buildings visible in the skyline that are part of the 66 corridor (l. to r.): 311 S. Wacker; Sears Tower; CNA; Metropolitan Tower (formerly S.W. Straus); Dearborn Center; Railway Exchange/Santa Fe; Borg-Warner; Mid-Continental Plaza; and Peoples' Energy Company."
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Jackson Drive Skyline Print (GLS-002)
LEFT: The caption on the back of this glossy photo print reads: "The view west from the 1937-1977 starting point of Route 66 shows the two buildings that frame the original 1926-1937 starting point of the highway. Metropolitan Tower, a.k.a. the S. W. Straus Building, built in 1924, is located at the southwest corner of Jackson Boulevard and Michigan Avenue. On the northwest corner is the Railway Exchange Building, featuring the Santa Fe sign on its roof. The Sears Tower can be seen in the distance."
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