Laurie M. Leigh Photographs

Dates: 1977-1991
Size: 1 linear foot
Repository Chicago Public Library, Harold Washington Library Center, Special Collections, 400 S. State St., Chicago, IL 60605
Collection Number: N00100
Provenance: Donated by Laurie Leigh on February 6, 2002
Access: No restrictions.
Citation: When quoting material from this collection the preferred citation is: Laurie M. Leigh Photographs, [Photograph#], Special Collections, Chicago Public Library
Processed by: Special Collections staff and Emma Lipkin; supervised by Johanna Russ, July 2018

Abstract

This collection contains nearly 90 photographs taken in neighborhoods around Chicago by photographer Laurie M. Leigh. While the majority of the photographs are of buildings and areas in the city, the collection also includes two portraits.

Arrangement

The collection is broken into eleven series that largely correspond to series in other collections in the Neighborhood History Research Collection. These series are subject-based and arranged alphabetically.

Related Materials

Subject Headings

  • Chicago River (Ill.)
  • Graceland Cemetery (Chicago, Ill.)
  • Gregory, Dick, 1947-
  • Lake Shore Drive (Chicago, Ill.)
  • Lincoln Park (Chicago, Ill.)

Container List

Series 1: Biographical Data - Portraits

Photograph 1.61 Dick Gregory, circa1978
Photograph 1.62 [Unidentified men], Pow-Wow at Navy Pier, 1983

Series 2: Business Establishments

Photograph 1.1 [Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co.], Calumet River, circa1980s
Photograph 1.2 John Hancock Building, [view] from the top of the Hancock Building, 1988
Photograph 1.3 Sears Tower, 1982
Photograph 1.4 [333 Wacker Drive], 1982
Photograph 1.5 [333 Wacker Drive], 1982

Series 3: Cemeteries

Photograph 1.6 Graceland Cemetery, undated
Photograph 1.7 Graceland Cemetery [Eternal Silence, Lorado Taft],1985
Photograph 1.8 Graceland Cemetery [T. Allmendunger crypt], 1985

Series 4: Religious Institutions

Photograph 1.9 St. Michael's Church, circa1984

Series 5: Clubs and Organizations

Photograph 1.10 Museum of Science and Industry, [exterior, locomotive], circa1984

Series 6: Lake Front

Photograph 1.11 Belmont Harbor, there were ducks swimming in the parking lot in 1987, 1986
Photograph 1.12 Goethe and Lake Shore Drive, 1987
Photograph 1.13 Goethe and Lake Shore Drive, 1987
Photograph 1.14 Goethe and Lake Shore Drive, high water, 1987
Photograph 1.15 Lake Shore Drive at North Avenue, high water, 1987
Photograph 1.16 Lincoln Park, South Lagoon, high Lake Michigan water, 1986
Photograph 1.17 Oak Street Beach, strengthening to prevent more flooding of Lake Shore Drive, 1987
Photograph 1.18 [54th Street], the lake at 54th Street, 1980s
Photograph 1.19 Beach Tunnel, 1977
Photograph 1.20 Belmont Harbor, 1986
Photograph 1.21 Belmont Harbor, 1988
Photograph 1.22 Belmont Harbor, dissipating fog, 1987
Photograph 1.23 Belmont Harbor, [sinking boat], circa1984
Photograph 1.24 Belmont Harbor, [sinking boat], circa1984
Photograph 1.25 Belmont Harbor, triathlon day, 1988
Photograph 1.26 Buckingham Fountain, 1986
Photograph 1.27 [Chicago Yacht Club] Red Lion [ship], 1983
Photograph 1.28 Diversey and the lake [A Signal of Peace, Cyrus Edwin Dallin], 1986
Photograph 1.29 Diversey Harbor, Stuart on Scalare, 1983
Photograph 1.30 Division Street, beach, 1983
Photograph 1.31 Division Street, beach, 1984
Photograph 1.32 Division Street, [pedestrian] underpass to lake, 1983
Photograph 1.33 Foster [Avenue, beach, winter, man on skis], 1979
Photograph 1.34 Grant Park, 1980s
Photograph 1.35 [Lake Shore Drive, aerial view looking north], 1990
Photograph 1.36 Lake Shore Drive at Goethe, 1984
Photograph 1.37 Lake Shore Drive and Ohio Street, 1987
Photograph 1.38 [Lake Shore Drive [traffic] ramp to outer drive, 1987
Photograph 1.39 Lincoln Park, circa 1984
Photograph 1.40 Lincoln Park Gun Club, 1991
Photograph 1.41 Lincoln Park south of Fullerton, 1986
Photograph 1.42 Montrose Harbor, circa 1984
Photograph 1.43 Navy Pier, 1986
Photograph 1.44 North Avenue, beach, 1988
Photograph 1.45 North Avenue, chess pavilion, undated
Photograph 1.46 North Avenue, frozen lake, undated
Photograph 1.47 North Avenue, [winter], 1977
Photograph 1.48 Oak Street, 1200 North, 1985
Photograph 1.49 Oak Street Beach, 1985
Photograph 1.50 Oak Street and Lake Shore Drive, 1985
Photograph 1.51 Oak Street and Michigan Avenue, 1985
Photograph 1.52 Triathlon, [swimmers], 1992
Photograph 1.53 Unidentified location, 1983
Photograph 1.54 Unidentified location, Marlyn [boat],1984
Photograph 1.55 Unidentified location, [Monroe Harbor], 1989
Photograph 1.56 Unidentified location, [view from lake of city skyline], 1983
Photograph 1.57 Water filtration plant, 1976
Photograph 1.58 [Winter ice formations, unidentified location], 1977
Photograph 1.59 [Winter ice formations, unidentified location], 1978

Series 7: Parks

Photograph 1.60 Humboldt Park, 1986

Series 8: Residences

Photograph 1.63 [1250] Astor Street, 1984
Photograph 1.64 Cardinal's house, Miles' car at [North Avenue and State Parkway], 1987
Photograph 1.65 Cardinal's house, North Avenue and State Parkway, 1987
Photograph 1.66 1246 North Lake Shore Drive, 1984
Photograph 1.67 [Marina City Towers], 1982

Series 9: Schools

Photograph 1.68 Latin School of Chicago, circa 1980

Series 10: Streets

Photograph 1.69 Astor Street, 1979
Photograph 1.70 Astor Street, circa1984
Photograph 1.71 805 West Castlewood [garden], 1987
Photograph 1.72 Michigan Avenue and Ohio Street, circus headed for Medinah Shriners Temple, circa 1984
Photograph 1.73 Montrose Avenue, 1200 block, circa 1991
Photograph 1.74 Unidentified street, 1982
Photograph 1.75 Unidentified street, 1983
Photograph 1.76 Unidentified street [children and open fire hydrant], 1986
Photograph 1.77 Unidentified street [building under construction], 1982

Series 11: Transportation

Photograph 1.78 Calumet River, 1988
Photograph 1.79 Chicago River, circa1984
Photograph 1.80 Chicago River, circa 1984
Photograph 1.81 Chicago River, circa 1984
Photograph 1.82 Chicago River, 203 West 18th Street, circa 1988
Photograph 1.83 Chicago River, from Kruceks' boat, 1982
Photograph 1.84 Chicago River from outer drive bridge, boat that transports men from 68th Street crib, 1983
Photograph 1.85 Chicago River, South Branch, circa 1980
Photograph 1.86 Chicago River, Traffic Court Building, circa 1983
Photograph 1.87 Fullerton Avenue [Elevated Station], circa 1980s
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