Chicago with the School Section, Wabansia, and Kinzie's Addition

Joshua Hathaway. 1834.

Image of Chicago with the School Section, Wabansia, and Kinzie's Addition

The Congressional Land Ordinance of 1785 required land in western territories to be laid out in square parcels, which contributed to the rise of the grid system in the Midwest. This map was created during a real estate boom in the 1830s.

Metadata Details
Item Type Map
Title Chicago with the School Section, Wabansia, and Kinzie's Addition
Short Title Chicago Map, 1834
Creator Joshua Hathaway
Publication Date 1834
Call Number VAULT map Graff 1817
Location Special Collections 4th floor