|Birdseye View of the Chicago Meatpacking District and Stockyards|
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Fans of Upton Sinclair's novel "the Jungle" will want to take note of this map, featuring the beautiful draftsmanship of Charles Rascher in this birdseye-perspective rendering of Chicago [gmap], Illinois' meatpacking district, as it appeared in 1890.
For more maps and images from this period in Chicago's history, visit the Chicago Historical Society.