WHAT YOU WILL FIND ON JOHN CHUCKMAN’S CHICAGO NOSTALGIA AND MEMORABILIA: HISTORY OF CHICAGO, CHICAGO ARCHITECTURE, PARKS OF CHICAGO, CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOODS, CHICAGO NOTABLE BUSINESSES OF THE PAST, CHICAGO STREETSCAPES, CHICAGO ODDITIES, CHICAGO MAPS, VINTAGE CHICAGO ADVERTISING, CHICAGO THEATERS, CHICAGO WEATHER IMAGES, LAKE MICHIGAN, CHICAGO RIVER AND BRIDGES, CHANGING CHICAGO SKYLINE, AND MORE – SEEN THROUGH MANY THOUSANDS OF POSTCARDS, PHOTOS, ENGRAVINGS, MENUS, MATCHBOOKS, AND ASSORTED SOUVENIRS   7 comments

PHOTO - CHICAGO - KIMBALL AVE BUS - STOPPED FOR PASSENGERS - APARTMENT BUILDINGS - NOTE OLD STOP LIGHT  - c1950

 

 

 

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Posted April 11, 2016 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – MICHIGAN AVE – LOOKING N GROUND LEVEL FROM ART INSTITUTE – PEDESTRIANS – PRUDENTIAL BUILDING UNDER CONSTRUCTION – OPENED 1955 – THIS IS ONE OF MY FAVORITE CHICAGO IMAGES – EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

PHOTO - CHICAGO - MICHIGAN AVE - LOOKING N GROUND LEVEL FROM ART INSTITUTE - PEDESTRIANS - PRUDENTIAL BULDING UNDER CONSTRUCTION - OPENED 1955

Posted June 18, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – RANDOLPH – LOOKING W – IN ITS HEYDAY OF THEATERS AND RESTAURANTS – UNITED ARTISTS – WOODS – TOFFENETTI – HENRICI – SOUTH PACIFIC – AT FAR END IS PALACE THEATER WITH CINERAMA – 1959 – EDITED FROM CINEMATREASURE SITE   Leave a comment

PHOTO - CHICAGO - RANDOLPH - LOOKING W - UNITED ARTISTS - WOODS - TOFFENETTI - HENRICI - SOUTH PACIFIC - 1959 - EDITED FROM CINEMATREASURE SITE

Posted June 18, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – NORTH AVE BEACH – BIG CROWD – NOTE THE ROPED-OFF AREAS SOMETHING I’VE NEVER SEEN – c1950 – EDITED FROM A PARK DISTRICT IMAGE   Leave a comment

PHOTO - CHICAGO - NORTH AVE BEACH - BIG CROWD - NOTE THE ROPED-OFF AREAS - c1950 - EDITED FROM A PARK DISTRICT IMAGE

Posted June 18, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – QUEEN ELIZABETH WITH MAYOR RICHARD DALEY – ROYAL TOUR FOR ST LAWRENCE SEAWAY OPENING – 1959   Leave a comment

PHOTO - CHICAGO - QUEEN ELIZABETH WITH MAYOR RICHARD DALEY - ROYAL TOUR FOR ST LAWRENCE SEAWAY OPENING - 1959

Posted June 18, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – MICHIGAN AVE – QUEEN ELIZABETH’S PARADE – AERIAL LOOKING N – 1959   Leave a comment

PHOTO - CHICAGO - MICHIGAN AVE - QUEEN ELIZABETH'S PARADE - AERIAL LOOKING N - 1959

Posted June 18, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – WESTERN AND LAWRENCE – CALIFORNIAN RESTAURANT – TWIN COACH BUS – COMMERCIAL NATIONAL BANK – HAS THE FEEL OF MANY NEIGHBORHOOD COMMERCIAL STREETS OF THE TIME – 1967 – EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

PHOTO - CHICAGO - WESTERN AND LAWRENCE - CALIFORNIAN RESTAURANT - TWIN COACH BUS - COMMERCIAL NATIONAL BANK - 1967

Posted June 17, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – RANDOLPH – AERIAL LOOKING W EVENING – WOODS THEATER – MAGIKIST SIGN – FIELDS CLOCK – THE BRIGHT COMMERCIAL BUZZ OF THE PAST IS STARTING TO FADE – 1980s – EDITED FROM STREETSANDSOUL SITE   Leave a comment

PHOTO - CHICAGO - RANDOLPH - AERIAL LOOKING W EVENING - WOODS THEATER - MAGIKIST - FIELDS CLOCK - 1980s - EDITED FROM STREETSANDSOUL SITE

Posted June 17, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized