April Photo of the Month – Rush Archives

Rush’s Neighborhood, 1948

A streetcar travels up Harrison Street just to the west of the Rush University Medical Center campus in 1948.

A streetcar travels up Harrison Street just to the west of the Rush campus in 1948.

This photo is facing northeast (with the Rush campus in the background at right) at the corner of Harrison Street and Ogden Avenue. The elevated track in the left background stood on the current site of the Eisenhower Expressway.

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