WHAT YOU WILL FIND ON JOHN CHUCKMAN’S CHICAGO NOSTALGIA AND MEMORABILIA: URBAN ARTIFACTS, 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 – (REPOSTED) – STATE STREET – CHRISTMAS SEASON – CHICAGO THEATER AND SURROUNDINGS – BOB ELFMAN SANDWICH SHOP – THE DOG HOUSE – PULLMAN STREETCAR IN FRONT – ELEVATED VIEW LOOKING SE – NOTE THAT THEY STILL HAD STAGE SHOWS WITH A MOVIE AT THIS TIME – HERE IT’S DUKE ELLINGTON AND SARAH VAUGHN (WOW!) – NOTE TELENEWS THEATER (ONLY NEWSREELS) ON RIGHT EDGE – THIS BECAME THE LOOP MOVIE THEATER – 1951 – EDITED FROM A HAROLD BEACH IMAGE   Leave a comment

A PHOTO - CHICAGO - STATE STREET - CHRISTMAS SEASON - CHICAGO THEATER AND SURROUNDINGS - BOB ELFMAN SANDWICH SHOP - THE DOG HOUSE - STREETCAR IN FRONT - ELEVATED VIEW - LOOKING SE - 1951- EDITED FROM A HAROLD BEACH IMAGE

Posted August 21, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – ILLINOIS CENTRAL DEPOT – MICHIGAN AVE AND 12TH STREET FACING GRANT PARK – AND SURROUNDING BUILDINGS – RAILROAD ON LOWER LEFT – NOTE AWNINGS – AERIAL LOOKING SE – TINTED – NICE VERSION – 1910s   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - CHICAGO - ILLINOIS CENTRAL DEPOT - MICHIGAN AVE AND 12TH STREET FACING GRANT PARK - AND ASSOCIATED BUILDINGS - RAILROAD ON LOWER LEFT - AERIAL LOOKING SE - TINTED - 1910s

Posted August 21, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – LAKE SHORE DRIVE – GROUND LEVEL – MANSIONS – TWO CARS – NOTE STREET LIGHTS – TINTED – NICE VERSION – 1910s   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - CHICAGO - LAKE SHORE DRIVE - GROUND LEVEL - MANSIONS - TWO CARS - NOTE STREET LIGHTS - TINTED - 1910s

Posted August 21, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – F W WOOLWORTH 5 AND 10 STORE – 12 N MICHIGAN AVE – “ONE OF LARGEST IN THE WORLD” – “CAFETERIA AND SODA FOUNTAIN ACCOMODATE 300” – NICE VERSION – TINTED – 1929   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - CHICAGO - F W WOOLWORTH 5 AND 10 STORE - 12 N MICHIGAN AVE - ONE OF LARGEST IN THE WORLD - CAFETERIA AND SODA FOUNTAIN ACCOMODATE 300 - NICE VERSION - TINTED - 1929

Posted August 21, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – RAINBOW BEACH (THEN CALLED MANHATTAN BEACH) – PIER AND BUILDINGS IN DISTANCE ARE AT 75TH STREET – LOOKING NW FROM WATER NEAR NICHOLS BEACH (PRIVATE) AT 77TH STREET – 1908   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - CHICAGO - RAINBOW BEACH (THEN CALLED MANHATTAN BEACH) - LOOKING NW FROM WATER NEAR NICHOLS BEACH (PRIVATE) AT 77TH - 1908

Posted August 21, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – AERIAL PANORAMA OF PART OF WICKER PARK NEIGHBORHOOD WITH RAPID TRANSIT TRAIN ON ELEVATED STRUCTURE OVER UNKNOWN SHOPPING STREET – DOWNTOWN SKYLINE IN DISTANCE – EARLY EVENING – I DO NOT KNOW WICKER PARK FOR EXACT LOCATION – JUST A WONDERFUL URBAN IMAGE – 2012 – EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER – HELPFUL READER COMMENT SAYS THIS IS NORTH AVE LOOKING TOWARDS MILWAUKEE   1 comment

A PHOTO - CHICAGO - AERIAL PANORAMA OF PART OF WICKER PARK NEIGHBORHOOD WITH ELEVATED RAPID TRANSIT - SKYLINE OF THE CITY IN DISTANCE - 2012

Posted August 15, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – FLAT IRON ARTS BUILDING – 1579 N MILWAUKEE AVE – MILWAUKEE AND NORTH AND DAMEN – WICKER PARK NEIGHBORHOOD – AERIAL PANORAMA WITH DOWNTOWN SKYLINE IN DISTANCE – EVENING – A GORGEOUS IMAGE – 2010 – EDITED FROM DAVID HOROWITZ   Leave a comment

A PHOTO - FLAT IRON ARTS BUILDING - 1579 N MILWUKEE AVE WICKER PARK NEIGHBORHOOD - AERIAL PANORAMA WITH SKYLINE IN DISTANCE - 2010 - EDITED FROM DAVID HOROWITZ.jpg

Posted August 15, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized