I am having way too much fun with the IDOT site. The city managed to capture almost a perfect snapshot of Uptown in 1936. Here are a few more. Be sure to scan the rest of the day's posts to see them all.
From the IDOT collection.
Source: Illinois Department of Transportation Chicago Traffic photographs
Collection: IDOT Chicago Traffic Photographs (University of Illinois at Chicago)
Repository: Special Collections and University Archives, University of Illinois at Chicago Library