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 – STATE STREET – LOOKING NW GROUND LEVEL FROM MARSHALL FIELD DEPARTMENT STORE DOORWAY – SHOPPERS – TRAFFIC – VIVIDLY RECALLS THE DAYS – 1960 – EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

A PHOTO - CHICAGO - STATE STREET - LOOKING NW GROUND LEVEL FROM MARSHALL FIELD DOORWAY - SHOPPERS - TRAFFIC - 1960

Posted May 22, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – STATE STREET – LOOKING N GROUND LEVEL – VERY BUSY – MARINA CITY UNDER CONSTRUCTION WITH CRANE – TWIN COACH BUSES – 1962 – EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

A PHOTO - CHICAGO - STATE STREET - LOOKING N GROUND LEVEL - VERY BUSY - MARINA CITY UNDER CONSTRUCTION - TWIN COACH BUSES - 1962

Posted May 22, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – MICHIGAN AVE – LOOKING N FROM NEAR ADAMS – IN MIDDLE OF TRAFFIC – 1962 – EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

A PHOTO - CHICAGO - MICHIGAN AVE - LOOKING N FROM NEAR ADAMS - IN MIDDLE OF TRAFFIC - 1962

Posted May 22, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – STATE STREET – LOOKING DOWN LIKELY FROM ELEVATED – RANDOLPH IS NEXT INTERSECTION – BUSY WITH PEOPLE CARS STREETCARS – STATE LAKE THEATER – PART OF CHICAGO THEATER – 1950 – EDITED FROM CHICAGO NOW AND THEN SITE   Leave a comment

PHOTO - CHICAGO - STATE STREET - LOOKING DOOWN LIKELY FROM ELEVATED - BUSY WITH PEOPLE CARS STREETCARS - STATE LAKE THEATER - PART OF CHICAGO THEATER - 1950 - EDITED FROM CHICAGO NOW AND

Posted May 22, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – RANDOLPH STREET – NIGHT – FROM STATE – PEDESTRIANS CARS SIGNS – 1950 – EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

A PHOTO - CHICAGO - RANDOLPH STREET - NIGHT - FROM STATE - PEDESTRIANS CARS SIGNS - 1950

Posted May 22, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – THE FAIR DEPARTMENT STORE – 128 S STATE – NIGHT – CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS – 1961 – RE-POSTED FROM EARLIER TO GO WITH DEPARTMENT STORES   Leave a comment

A PHOTO - CHICAGO - THE FAIR DEPARTMENT STORE - 128 S STATE - NIGHT - CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS - 1961

Posted May 22, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – CARSON PIRIE SCOTT DEPARTMENT STORE – STATE AND MADISON – CORNER VIEW AERIAL – IN ITS HEYDAY WITH CROWDS – NOTE THIS LOUIS SULLIVAN BUILDING WE ALL ASSOCIATE WITH CARSON’S WAS ACTUALLY BUILT IN 1899 FOR ANOTHER DEPARTMENT STORE CALLED SCHLESINGER AND MAYER – THEY SOLD IT TO CARSON’S IN 1904 – 1960s – EDITED FROM UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

A PHOTO - CHICAGO - CARSON PIRIE SCOTT DEPARTMENT STORE - STATE AND MADISON - CORNER VIEW AERIAL - IN ITS HEYDAY WITH CROWDS - 1960s

Posted May 22, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized