calumet412:

This to me is the most interesting thing I’ve ever posted. I could stare at these for hours. 

Two meticulous maps showing the names and locations of every brothel, bar, casino and saloon that existed in the Levee District between 1870 and 1905. 

Completed by Levee historian Bryan Lloyd.

Click to enlarge.

(Source: calumet412)

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    Chicago back in the day was insane!