Archive for September 2010

PHOTO – CHICAGO – TIVOLI THEATER – 6328 S COTTAGE GROVE – 3520 SEATS – LARGE IMAGE – 1928 – FROM THE BEST MUSIC OF YOUR LIFE SITE   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – TOM JONES RESTAURANT – LADIES’ CAFE – INTERIOR – 1907   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – WENDELL PHILLIPS HIGH SCHOOL – 38TH AND PRAIRIE – EARLY   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – TRAIN – CHICAGO MILWAUKEE AND ST PAUL – STEAM ENGINE – PASSENGER TRAIN ON MISSOURI RIVER BRIDGE – SOUTH DAKOTA   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – TAVERN RESTAURANT – THE STAGHORN – 163 WASHINGTON – ELK’S BUILDING – 1918   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – SKYLINE FROM FAR BACK IN GRANT PARK – NOTE YOUNG TREES – EARLY   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – SCARRITT BUILDING – CARRIAGES – EARLY   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – SARATOGA HOTEL-RESTAURANT – NOON HOUR INTERIOR – BUSY CROWD – RESEMBLES A PAINTING – EARLY   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – PULLMAN COMMUNITY – WATT AVE – SEPIA – EARLY   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – PLAZA HOTEL – NORTH AVE AND NORTH CLARK – 1928   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – NEW MORRISON HOTEL – 1915   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – MICHIGAN AVE LOOKING NORTH – NOTE STREET SWEEPER – 1917   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – LINCOLN PARK – SHAKESPEARE MONUMENT – 1904   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – LINCOLN PARK – BRIDGE IN SNOW STORM – 1913   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – LEXINGTON AVE BAPTIST CHURCH – WOODLAWN – 1905   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – LAKE FRONT – LOGAN STATUE – ILLINOIS CENTRAL STATION – AERIAL – 1910   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – ILLINOIS THEATER – CABLE PIANO COMPANY – STRATFORD HOTEL – EARLY   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – HUMBOLDT PARK – GARDEN WITH PERGOLA – WOMEN AND MAN WALKING – GIANT VASES – 1911   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – HOTEL SHERMAN AND COLLEGE INN – CITY HALL SQUARE – 1914   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – HENRY HORNER AND COMPANY – RANDOLPH AND JEFFERSON – EARLY   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – GRAND PACIFIC HOTEL – CLARK AND JACKSON – EARLY   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – GOLD’S RESTAURANT – INTERIOR – 1926   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – FORT DEARBORN HOTEL – EARLY   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH OF OUR SAVIOUR FOR THE DEAF – EARLY   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CHICAGO BEACH HOTEL – FRONT PANORAMA – c1910   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – BLUE ISLAND AND LOOMIS – S OF 18TH – SIGNS – ALARM BOX – STREET LIGHTS – SEPIA – 1912   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – AUDITORIUM HOTEL – FROM GRANT PARK – NOTE YOUNG TREES – c1910   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – ART INSTITUTE – MICHIGAN AVE TRAFFIC – NOTE TRAFFIC COP – EARLY   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – APARTMENT BUILDING – THREE-FLAT – SEPIA – c1910   Leave a comment

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POSTER – CHICAGO – J J DEMPSEY RESTAURANT – 6237 COTTAGE GROVE AVE – RESEMBLES A STAMP – EARLY   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – YOUNKER’S RESTAURANT – CHICKEN IN THE ROUGH – STREET SIGNS – B AND W   1 comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – TRAFFIC JAM IN FOG – B AND W – 1956   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – TOPPER’S RESTAURANT – DISHES FROM FAR AWAY PLACES – NIGHT – B AND W – 1957   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – STUDIO POTRAIT – WEDDING COUPLE – NOTE FLAPPER-STYLE HEADBAND – SUSTEK STUDIO – 1920s   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – STUDIO PORTRAINT – WEDDING COUPLE – BRIDE RESEMBLES QUEEN VICTORIA – STAFFORD – 3810 STATE – SEPIA   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – STUDIO PORTRAIT – WEDDING COUPLE – c1930s – JASINSKI STUDIO   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – STREET SCENE – LAKE SHORE PHARMACY – CLUB ALABAM SIGN – ALLERTON HOTEL BACKGROUND – B AND W – c1950   1 comment

Posted September 30, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – SOVEREIGN HOTEL – STREET TOWARDS LAKE – EVENING – EDITED FROM A RONNIE LOBELLO IMAGE   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – SOUTHTOWN THEATER – 63RD AND LOWE – 1935 – A CTA IMAGE   1 comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – SKY-HI DRIVE-IN – CICERO AVE – B AND W – 1964   1 comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – NORTH MICHIGAN AVE AREA – AERIAL – SEPIA – 1923 – FROM SKYSCRAPERCITY SITE   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – MILWAUKEE AVE – EVENING – EDITED FROM A RONNIE LOBELLO PHOTO   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – MICHIGAN AVE – AERIAL – NIGHT – JOHN HANCOCK BUILDING – WRIGLEY – TRIBUNE TOWER – EQUITABLE – c1970   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – LAKEFRONT DOWNTOWN – PANORAMA FROM SHEDD AQUARIUM – TOURIST BOAT – OUTER DRIVE EAST APPEARS UNDER CONSTRUCTION – B AND W – 1963   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – ELEVATED STATION – CLARK STREET – B AND W – 1971   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – DEARBORN AND RANDOLPH – AERIAL – CROWDS – MANY BUSINESS SIGNS – KOPPER KETTLE RESTAURANT – B AND W – 1965   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – CLUB DELISA – CROWD – CARS PARKED – B AND W – 1954   1 comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – CHICAGO RIVER – NIGHT – VIEW FROM WEST OF MERCHANDISE MART – B AND W – 1964   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – AVALON THEATER – AS NEW REGAL THEATER – NOW CLOSED – AUDITORIUM FROM UNDER BALCONY – FROM EVERYWOMAN SITE   Leave a comment

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MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – VANNIE’S RESTAURANT – 134 S WABASH   Leave a comment

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MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – FRITZIE KAY FASHIONS OF DISTINCTION – 65 E MADISON   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – NORTH AMERICAN RESTAURANT – N W CORNER STATE AND MONROE – INTERIOR – EARLY   Leave a comment

Posted September 27, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – NORTH AMERICAN RESTAURANT – N W CORNER STATE AND MONROE – INTERIOR – BACK WITH PRICES – EARLY   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – LANE TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL – AUTO SHOP INTERIOR – c1940   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – ALLGAUERS FIRESIDE RESTAURANT – 7200 LINCOLN – 6666 N RIDGE AVE – INTERIOR – 1962   Leave a comment

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TRAIN – CHICAGO AND NORTH WESTERN – STREAMLINED STEAM ENGINE – THREE-QUARTER – B AND W – 1938   Leave a comment

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TRAIN – CHICAGO AND nORTH WESTERN – STREAMLINED STEAM ENGINE – HEAD-ON – B AND W – 1938   Leave a comment

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LINCOLN PARK – LAKE SHORE DRIVE – GROUP WALKING – B AND W – 1905   Leave a comment

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LINCOLN PARK – LAKE SHORE DRIVE – CARRIAGES – B AND W – 1905   Leave a comment

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WRIGLEY FIELD – BIG CROWD IN FRONT – c1930   Leave a comment

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THUNDERBIRD MOTEL – 75TH AND SOUTH SHORE DRIVE – 1958   Leave a comment

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TANDEM STREETCAR – CROWD ON UNKNOWN STREET – APPEARS TO BE MAIL DELIVERY – B AND W – 1934   Leave a comment

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RAINBOW BEACH – PANORAMA FROM 75TH TOWARDS 79TH – NOTE TREES LINING EDGE OF BEACH – LIGHT TOWERS – FILTRATION PLANT   Leave a comment

Posted September 27, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

ELEVATED TRAINS – WABASH AVE – NOTE ORGAN SIGN PLUS SEVERAL PIANO SIGNS – AWNINGS – OTHER SIGNS – B AND W – 1907   Leave a comment

Posted September 27, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTER – CHICAGO AND SOUTH SHORE LINE – THE DUNES – WOMAN WALKING IN THE SAND – 1928   Leave a comment

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DEARBORN AND RANDOLPH – WOODS AND GARRICK THEATERS – EARLY   Leave a comment

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PULLMAN CAFETERIA – 1240 5TH AVE – INTERIOR – EARLY   Leave a comment

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CHIAM RESTAURANT – INTERIOR – CHINATOWN   Leave a comment

Posted September 24, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

BUFFALO ICE CREAM PARLOR – 4000 W IRVING PARK ROAD – THE ONLY PHOTO I HAVE EVER SEEN OF THIS ONCE-BELOVED PLACE – 1978 – IN THE 1960s THE LINE WAITING FOR TABLES ON A SATURDAY STRETCHED BACK FOR HALF A BLOCK ON THE RIGHT – THE BAR ON THE LEFT WAS A FAVORITE OF GRANDPA’S WITH A BARTENDER NAMED GEORGE – EDITED FROM CHICAGO NOW SITE   3 comments

Posted September 24, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

SOLDIERS’ FIELD – MATCH LIGHTING – THEY USED TO DO THIS ON 4TH OF JULY SHOW   Leave a comment

Posted September 24, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

SNOW STORM – MEN WALKING – LASALLE RESTAURANT BACKGROUND – 1958   Leave a comment

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PROVIDENCE HIGH SCHOOL – B AND W   Leave a comment

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NEIGHBORHOOD STREET IN GOLD COAST AREA – B AND W – 1951   Leave a comment

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IVANHOE RESTAURANT – TABLES BY WINDOW – B AND W – 1956   Leave a comment

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FREDRICK’S DINING ROOM – PARKED CARS – 1956   Leave a comment

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CLARK STREET – AERIAL – HOTEL ATLANTIC – SIGNS – CARS – B AND W – 1956   2 comments

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CHICAGO RIVER – CLARK STREET BRIDGE – TUG AND BARGE – 1964   Leave a comment

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ERIE CAFE – INTERIOR – B AND W – 1959   1 comment

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ALTA VISTA TERRACE – 1971   Leave a comment

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MENU – MARSHALL FIELD – AFTERNOON TEA – PHOTO OF TWO WOMEN IN THEN STYLISH OUTFITS – 1955   Leave a comment

Posted September 24, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MCVICKERS THEATER – 25 W MADISON – 2206 SEATS – DEMOLISHED – MARQUEE – SEPIA   Leave a comment

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CONGRESS THEATER – 2135 N MILWAUKEE – 2890 SEATS – STAIRS – FROM CONGRESS THEATER SITE   Leave a comment

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NEW APOLLO THEATER – LATER UNITED ARTISTS – FEATURING MAE WEST   Leave a comment

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TIVOLI THEATER – 6328 S COTTAGE GROVE – 3520 SEATS – PORTION OF LOBBY – 1925   Leave a comment

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TIVOLI THEATER – 6328 S COTTAGE GROVE – 3520 SEATS – BIG CROWD WAITING OUT FRONT – EDITED FROM JAZZ AGE CHICAGO SITE   Leave a comment

Posted September 24, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

SOUTHTOWN THEATER – 610 W 63 RD – 3202 SEATS – STREETCAR – 1946 – FROM DOROTHY’S DAILY DIARY SITE   Leave a comment

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SHERIDAN THEATER – 4036 N SHERIDAN – 2649 SEATS – PORTION OF AUDITORIUM – DECAYED – 1989 – FROM BRUCE SHARP MEKONG NET SITE   Leave a comment

Posted September 24, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

SHERIDAN THEATER – 4036 N SHERIDAN – 2649 SEATS – LOBBY AND STAIR DETAILS – DECAYED – 1989 – FROM BRUCE SHARP MEKONG NET SITE   Leave a comment

Posted September 24, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

RIDGE THEATER -1554 W DEVON – 1200 SEATS – NOW A STORE – FROM ABBYWORLD’S PHOTOSTREAM   Leave a comment

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NORTOWN THEATER – AS COMMUNITY CENTER – FROM SAMUELALOVE’S PHOTOSTREAM   Leave a comment

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LAKESIDE THEATER – 4730 N SHERIDAN – 960 SEATS – NOW A YOUTH CENTER – FROM ABBYWORLD’S PHOTOSTREAM   Leave a comment

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CONGRESS THEATER – 2135 N MILWAUKEE – 2890 SEATS – TERRA COTTA DETAILS – FROM LYNNBECKER SITE   Leave a comment

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CONGRESS THEATER – 2135 N MILWAUKEE – 2890 SEATS – FRONT – AS LIVE THEATER   Leave a comment

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CLARK THEATER – 11 N CLARK – 1550 SEATS – IN THE 1960s THIS WAS A PLACE FOR REVIEW CINEMA – c1970 – DEMOLISHED – FROM TALKING PICTURES CHICAGO TRIBUNE SITE   Leave a comment

Posted September 24, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

BELPARK THEATER – 3231 N CICEREO – 2004 SEATS – NOW A BINGO HALL – FROM ABBYWORLD’S PHOTOSTREAM   Leave a comment

Posted September 24, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

HIGHLAND THEATER -7859 S ASHLAND – 2043 SEATS – LOBBY – DECAYED – 1992 – FROM BRUCE SHARP MEKONG NET SITE   Leave a comment

Posted September 23, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

BUCKINGHAM THEATER – 3319 N CLARK – FLAG BUNTING   Leave a comment

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WOODS THEATER – 54 W RANDOLPH – 1126 SEATS – 1974 – FROM FLICKRIVER SITE   Leave a comment

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WOODS THEATER – 54 W RANDOLPH – 1126 SEATS – 1970s – FLICKRIVER SITE   Leave a comment

Posted September 22, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

UNITED ARTISTS THEATER – AS APOLLO THEATER – RANDOLPH AND DEARBORN – 1922 – FROM JAZZ AGE CHICAGO   Leave a comment

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UNITED ARTISTS THEATER – 45 W RANDOLPH – 1703 SEATS – 1970s – FLICKRIVER SITE   Leave a comment

Posted September 22, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

STATE-LAKE THEATER AND CHICAGO THEATER – 190 N STATE – 2649 SEATS IN STATE-LAKE – NIGHT – PARADE ARCH – BIG CROWD – FROM JAZZ AGE CHICAGO SITE   Leave a comment

Posted September 22, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

STATE-LAKE THEATER – CHICAGO THEATER – NIGHT – NOTE DIFFERENT SIGNS – c1930 – FROM BALABAN AND KATZ FOUNDATION SITE   Leave a comment

Posted September 22, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

STATE LAKE THEATER – 190 N STATE – 2649 SEATS – MARQUEE WITH MAYOR BYRNE’S LOOP ALIVE   Leave a comment

Posted September 22, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

ROOSEVELT THEATER – 110 N STATE – 1535 SEATS – STAGE AND PART OF AUDITORIUM – DEMOLISHED – EDITED FROM BALABAN AND KATZ FOUNDATION SITE   Leave a comment

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ROOSEVELT THEATER – 110 N STATE – 1535 SEATS – INTERIOR DETAILS – DEMOLISHED – EDITED FROM BALABAN AND KATZ FOUNDATION SITE   Leave a comment

Posted September 22, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

ROOSEVELT THEATER – 110 N STATE – 1535 SEATS – FACADE – DRAMATIC ANGLE – 1970s – DEMOLISHED – FROM SKYSCRAPER PAGE FORUM SITE   Leave a comment

Posted September 22, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PORTAGE THEATER – 4050 N MILWAUKEE – 1321 SEATS – OBLIQUE VIEW DOWN STREET – FROM HOPE TUNNEL SITE   Leave a comment

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PARADISE THEATER – 231 N PULASKI ROAD – 3612 SEATS – c1930 – SEPIA – DEMOLISHED – FROM BALABAN AND KATZ FOUNDATION SITE   Leave a comment

Posted September 22, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

NORTOWN THEATER – 6320 N WESTERN – 2086 SEATS – SIDE OF AUDITORIUM – FROM BALABAN AND KATZ FOUNDATION SITE   Leave a comment

Posted September 22, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MORSE THEATER – ROGERS PARK – RENOVATION DRAWING – FROM GREEN BEAN CHICAGO SITE   Leave a comment

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MORSE THEATER – ROGERS PARK – FROM MR G’S THOUGHTS SITE   1 comment

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MORSE THEATER – ROGERS PARK – BEING RENOVATED – FROM TIME OUT CHICAGO SITE   Leave a comment

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METROPOLITAN THEATER – 4645 S MARTIN LUTHER KING DRIVE – 1388 SEATS – c1970   Leave a comment

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MERCURY THEATER – 3745 N SOUTHPORT – RENOVATED AS LIVE THEATER – OBLIQUE VIEW   Leave a comment

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MERCURY THEATER – 3745 N SOUTHPORT – RENOVATED AS LIVE THEATER – FROM YELP SITE   Leave a comment

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MCVICKERS THEATER – 25 W MADISON – STREET SCENE – 2206 SEATS – DEMOLISHED – FROM BALABAN AND KATZ FOUNDATION SITE   Leave a comment

Posted September 22, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MCVICKERS THEATER – 25 W MADISON – 2206 SEATS – MARQUEE AND CROWD – EARLY – FROM REMEMBER THE MCVICKERS SITE   Leave a comment

Posted September 22, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

LOGAN THEATER – 2646 N MILWAUKEE – FROM AGILITY NUT SITE   Leave a comment

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LOGAN THEATER – 2646 N MILWAUKEE – EVENING – FROM BUSCH PHOTOGRAPHY SITE   Leave a comment

Posted September 22, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

GRANADA THEATER – 6427 N SHERIDAN – 3443 SEATS – SEATS AT REAR AUDITORIUM – ELABORATE CEILING – 1989   Leave a comment

Posted September 22, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CONGRESS THEATER – 2135 N MILWAUKEE – 2890 SEATS – AUDITORIUM PANORAMA FROM STAGE – RENOVATED AS A LIVE THEATER   Leave a comment

Posted September 22, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHICAGO THEATER – 175 N STATE – 3500 SEATS – NIGHT – 1959 – FROM BALABAN AND KATZ FOUNDATION SITE   Leave a comment

Posted September 22, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

BELMONT THEATER – 1635 W BELMONT – FACADE AS PART OF COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT – THEATER DEMOLISHED – FROM DREAMTOWN SITE   Leave a comment

Posted September 22, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

AVALON THEATER – 1645 E 79TH – 2250 SEATS – RENOVATED AS NEW REGAL THEATER FOR LIVE SHOWS – NOW CLOSED – AUDITORIUM PANORAMA – FROM EVERYWOMAN SITE   Leave a comment

Posted September 22, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHICAGO EXHIBIT SUPPLY COMPANY – ARCADE CARD – PIN-UP – WOMAN IN FRONT OF ORIENTAL CARPET – BLUE-TINGED – 1920s   Leave a comment

Posted September 20, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON PARK – WADING POOL BELOW SPRING – 1913   Leave a comment

Posted September 20, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

SEARS ROEBUCK PLANT – AERIAL – EARLY   Leave a comment

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RANDOLPH STREET – W OF STATE – NIGHT – CALLED GREAT WHITE WAY – NICE VERSION – 1952   Leave a comment

Posted September 20, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

OAK STREET BEACH – PUFFY CLOUDS – SMALL CROWD – LIGHT WAVES – c1960   Leave a comment

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MICHIGAN AVE – ART INSTITUTE – PRUDENTIAL BUILDING – COKE SIGN – CARS – 1950s   Leave a comment

Posted September 20, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

KINSLEY’S FAMOUS RESTAURANT – STREET SCENE – AWNINGS – EARLY   Leave a comment

Posted September 20, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

EDGEWATER BEACH HOTEL – 5300 BLOCK SHERIDAN ROAD – AERIAL – EVENING   Leave a comment

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BREVOORT HOTEL – RAINBOW ROOM RESTAURANT – c1910   Leave a comment

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TRAIN – CHICAGO AND NORTH WESTERN – THE 400 – PARLOR CAR – c1950   Leave a comment

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TRAIN – CHICAGO AND NORTH WESTERN – THE 400 – LOUNGE – c1950   Leave a comment

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NEIGHBORHOOD STREET IN GOLD COAST AREA – B AND W – 1951   Leave a comment

Posted September 20, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MERCHADISE MART – AERIAL – NIGHT – CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS – B AND W – 1954   Leave a comment

Posted September 20, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

WOODS THEATER – 54 W RANDOLPH – 1126 SEATS – BAS RELIEF PORTION OF FACADE – DURING DEMOLITION – 1988 – FROM BRUCE SHARP MEKONG NET SITE   Leave a comment

Posted September 20, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

WOODS THEATER – 54 W RANDOLPH – 1126 SEATS – WINDOW PORTION OF FACADE – DURING DEMOLITION – 1988 – FROM BRUCE SHARP MEKONG NET SITE   Leave a comment

Posted September 20, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

VILLAGE THEATER -1540 N CLARK – ORIGINALLY GERMANIA – 750 SEATS – FRONT WITH ASSOCIATED STORES – 1990 – FROM BRUCE SHARP MEKONG NET SITE   Leave a comment

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VARSITY THEATER – 1710 SHERMAN EVANSTON – 1850 SEATS – FRONT – CONVERTED TO RETAIL – 1986 – FROM BRUCE SHARP MEKONG NET SITE   Leave a comment

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UPTOWN THEATER – 4816 N BROADWAY – 4320 SEATS – AUDITORIUM FROM ABOVE – 1990 – FROM BRUCE SHARP MEKONG NET SITE   Leave a comment

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UPTOWN THEATER – 4816 N BROADWAY – 4320 SEATS – TERRA COTTA DETAIL – 1990 – FROM BRUCE SHARP MEKONG NET SITE   Leave a comment

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UPTOWN THEATER – 4816 N BROADWAY – 4320 SEATS – PORTION OF LOBBY FROM SIDE – 1990 – FROM BRUCE SHARP MEKONG NET SITE   Leave a comment

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UPTOWN THEATER – 4816 N BROADWAY – 4320 SEATS – LOBBY PANORAMA – FROM SKYSCRAPER CITY SITE   Leave a comment

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UPTOWN THEATER – 4816 N BROADWAY – 4320 SEATS – FROM AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE SITE   Leave a comment

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UNITED ARTISTS THEATER – 45 W RANDOLPH – 1703 SEATS – DETAIL ON FACADE – 1989 – FROM BRUCE SHARP MEKONG NET SITE   Leave a comment

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TIVOLI THEATER – 6328 S COTTAGE GROVE – 3520 SEATS – STREETSCENE – AERIAL – STREETCARS – HOTEL STRAND – STORE SIGNS – DEMOLISHED – FROM BALABAN AND KATZ FOUNDATION SITE – EDITED   Leave a comment

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TIVOLI THEATER – 5021 HIGHLAND AVE DOWNER’S GROVE – 1390 SEATS ORIGINALLY – SEPIA   Leave a comment

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