This Is What Chicago Looked Like 100 Years Ago And It May Surprise You

Not even your grandparents remember what Chicago was like 100 years ago. From the architecture to the people, things are very different today than they were around 1918. Take time for a tiny little history lesson and check out these amazing photos from Chicago’s past.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

For more fun history lessons about the city, check out 12 things you didn’t know about Chicago’s past.

Do you have any photos of Chicago from 100 years ago? Share them with us in the comments below!