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Insurance map of the World's Columbian Exposition, Jackson Park, Chicago /

issued by Chas. S. Yerkes, insurance surveyor.

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Cartographer: Yerkes, Chas. S.
Published: 152 Monroe Street, Chicago : Chas. S. Yerkes, April, 1893.
Topics: Fire risk assessment - Maps.
Regions: Jackson Park (Chicago, Ill.) - Maps. | Woodlawn (Chicago, Ill.) - Maps.
Genres: Atlases - Illinois - Chicago - 1893. | Fire insurance maps - Illinois - Chicago - 1893.
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Cartographer: Yerkes, Chas. S. (Charles Sherman), 1850-1908
Physical Description: 1 atlas (1 unnumbered page of plates, 3-12 pages of plates) : 11 color maps ; 71 cm
Scale: Scale 1:1,200
Notes: Title and imprint from index map.
Includes notes on Exposition fire stations and water system, statistitcal summary of fire hoses and stand-pipes in 12 named buildings, and color-coded key to types of buildings (wood frame, brick, and staff).
Bounded by 55th Street, 69th Street, Cottage Grove Avenue, and Lake Michigan, covering latter-day Woodlawn and parts of adjacent community areas.
Includes footprints of buildings that were not constructed and printed paste-on revisions.
Map leaves mounted back-to-back on linen sheets.
Subject: World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) -- Maps.

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