Hotels. CHICAGO. 48. Route. 347
5lst St. and LakeAve., $ 27a-4; Lexington (Gen. PI. s; G, 4), Michigan Ave.,
cor. 22nd St., from $3, R. from $1; Victoria (PI. j; C, 3), 194 Michigan
Ave., $3-5; Sherman (PI. 1; B, 2), cor. Randolph & S. Clark Sts., R. $ 1-4;
Kenwood, cor. of 47th St. and Kenwood Ave.; McCoy's (PI. n; B, 3),
Kaiserhof, S. Clark St. (Nos. 278, 266), R. from $ 1; Bismarck (PI. h; B, 2),
180 Randolph St., R. $1-3; Majestic, Quincy St. & Randolph St., R. from$l;
Briggs House, cor. of Fifth Ave. and Randolph St., R. from $1; Windsor-
Clifton (PI. o; C, 3), cor. of Monroe St. and Wabash Ave., R. $1-3;
Gault (PI. p; A, 2), W. Madison St., $ 2-272, R. from 75 c. — Board may
easily be obtained in any part of the town from $5 to $15 per week.
Restaurants. *Auditorium Annex, with cafe' in the Pompeian Room
(see p. 346), much frequented after the theatre; "De Jonghe, 45 Mouroe St.;
Kinsley, 105 Adams St., D. $ 1; Rector, cor. of Monroe St. and Clark St. and
at 31 Adams St. (fish, etc.; frequented by actors); " Wellington Hotel, "Stratford
Hotel (with handsome Dutch Room), see p. 346; Abson's Chop House, 10
Custom House Place, off Jackson Boulevard; Old England Chop House, next
door to the last; New English Dining Rooms, Pullman Building; Savoy, cor. of
Harrison St. & Wabash Ave,; Kuntz-Remmler, 303 Wabash Ave.; St. Hubert's,
on the top floor of the Majestic Hotel (see above); Hofbrau, 118 Monroe St.,
Union, 109 E. Randolph St., Bismarck (see above), Vogelsang, 178 Madison St.,
Schlogl, 109 Fifth Ave.; between Madison St. and Washington St. (for men);
Mangier, 119 La Salle St. (for men), and many other German houses;
Edeheeiss, 106 Madison St.; Gallauer, cor. of N. Clark St. & Germania PI.;
Gunther's Luncheon Rooms, 212 State St., for ladies; Kohlsaat's Luncheon
Rooms, 196 Clark St., 59 Washington St., etc.; John R. Thompson's Restau¬
rants, 355 and 397 State St., 165 Adams St., etc.; Henrici, 108 Randolph St.;
Cafi Berlin, 76 State St.; Beaver, 86 State St.; also at most of the other
hotels and at Marshall Field's, G. H. Selfridge <&• Co.'s, and other large dry-
goods stores. — Beer Saloons: Stein, Kretschmar, N. Clark St. (Nos. 649,
625). — Wine Rooms : Jansen, 163 Washington St.; Wilken, 49 La Salle St.
(Californian wines); Berkes, 75 Dearborn St.
Elevated Railroads (similar to those of New York, p. 12; electric motors;
uniform fare 5 c). 1. Chicago & South Side Rapid Transit to Jackson Park.
— 2. Metropolitan West Side along W. Van Buren St. and Harrison St. to
48th St., with branches to the N. and S. — 3. Lake Street along Lake St. to
52nd St. and on to Oak Park. — 4. North Western along Fifth Ave. and
Wells St. to Buena P.ark and Wilson Avenue. — In the 'Down Town
District' the four companies use a common track, known as the Union
Loop, running along Wabash Ave. from Van Buren St. to Lake St., along
Lake St. to Fifth Ave., along Fifth Ave. to Van Buren St., and so back
to its starting-point.
Tramways (cable and electric) traverse the chief streets and run to
suburban points (fare 5 c). Cars stop at the farther street-crossings or at
other places indicated by signs. There are now between 250 and 300 M.
of electric railway in Chicago. — Parmelee's Omnibuses run between the
hotels and railway-stations (50 c).
Cabs. With one horse: 1-2 pers. per mile 50c, each addit. mile 25c;
per hr., 1-2 pers. 75 c-., each addit. '/« hr. 20c., in the parks and beyond
the city limits $1 and 25c. With two horses (Hacks): 1-2 pers. 1M. $1,
2 M. $172, each addit. pers. 50c, per hr. $2, each addit. hr. $1, per day
$8-10. Ordinary baggage free; if weight exceeds ICOlbs., 15 c per package.
Each vehicle is bound to exhibit a tariff inside, but it is well to come to
a clear understanding beforehand.
Steamers ply from Chicago to all points on the Great Lakes. Among
the chief lines are the Goodrich, the Lake Michigan tt Lake Superior Trans¬
portation Co., the Northern, the Anchor, and the Graham tb Morton Trans¬
portation Co. Steamers to Milwaukee (p. 358) run 2-3 times daily. Small
steamers ply at frequent intervals (esp. on Sun. and holidays) to Jackson
and Lincoln Parks (pp. 355, 354), to St. Joe (Mich.), South Haven (Mich.),
and other near points. The steamboat wharves are mainly along the
river, within 72 M. of its mouth.