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2147 W. Lake St.1883 by D. Adler & Company (with Louis Sullivan); photograph by Richard NickelDemolished 1958; now the site of the Henry Horner Homes Richard Knisely was a sheet metal...
02. Knisely, Richard, Store and Flats for
Hegewisch, Chicago, IL, 1950-51. Hedrich-Blessing, photographer.
06. Pressed Steel Car Company, Unicel Freight Cars. Exterior view, c.1950-1951.
Hegewisch, Chicago, IL, 1950-51.

Designed in response to the steel shortages following World War II, the Unicel (from "unit-cellular") Freight Car was a tubular assembly of layered,...
05. Pressed Steel Car Company, Unicel Freight Cars. Sections and details of corner curve connections, September 20, 1950.
Chicago's public transportation system reached an important milestone in 1943 when the State Street (Red Line) Subway—its first—opened to the public. Early post-war transit plans such as...
01. Chicago Looks Ahead brochure, March 1945.
Watch an analysis of Walter Ellison's painting Train Station and learn how the Great Migration impacted African Americans' lives in the 1930s.

Artist Walter Ellison's Train...
Video: Walter Ellison's <em>Train Station</em>
Harry Weese (1915-1998). Metro Vaulted Train Tunnel, Washington, DC, 1966. In 100 notebooks spanning 1937 through 1982, Weese recorded his thoughts and sketches for actual buildings and...
05. <em>Metro Vaulted Train Tunnel</em>.
Architect Harry Weese, though perhaps best known for his design of Washington D.C.'s 100-mile Metro subway system, with stations of coffered concrete vaults and undulating, embedded platform lights,...
05. Harry Weese notebook, sketches, and notes regarding plans for new CTA lines, 1975.
Excerpted from the teacher manual Telling Images: Stories in Art this chapter focuses on the painting Train Station by Walter Ellison. Includes information about the artist,...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Train Station</em> by Walter Ellison
Monet used loose, quick brushstrokes to depict the movement of the crowd and the smoke billowing from the cteam engine. To capture such a moment according to some, Monet asked engineers to load the...
Activity: <em>Arrival of the Normandy Train, Gare Saint-Lazare</em>
Learn about the development of the railroad in France and Monet's production of his 1877 painting Arrival of the Normandy Train, Gare Saint-Lazare.
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