|This linen postcard features a birds-eye view
of Chicago's Loop.
It notes that Wacker Drive was built at a
cost of $8,000,000. "It consists of a lower level drive for heavy
commercial traffic, and an upper level for automobiles and pedestrians.
Prominent in the group are the Wrigley Building, Tribune Tower, London
Guarantee and Accident Company, Mather Building and Pure Oil
Alas, the names of the writer and of the
addressee were erased from this postcard, so we'll never know who read
the news that the writer passed the time with two ladies, strolling
through the department stores!
The card was published by the Union News Company
and is a "Tichnor Quality View," made only by Tichnor Bros.,
Inc., of Boston, Massachusetts.