Re: South Canal Street -- 500 West
Date: May 29, 2014 07:14PM
PKDickman, Thanks again for the information.
Not exactly penitent to this topic/question, but it reminds me that the south branch of the river was straightened between Polk Street and 18th, removing a bend in the river that was close to Clark Street for the benefit of the railroads and land valuation. The City of Chicago actually published a book, which I have, on the project in 1928 called - Straightening The Chicago River.
My interest in 24th Place started with my post: