Archive for July 2011

PHOTO – CHICAGO – STATE STREET AND HURON – NEW STREET LIGHTS – 1959   Leave a comment

Posted July 30, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – REEBIE STORAGE BUILDING – 2325 N CLARK STREET – EDITED FROM BOB SEGAL’S PHOTOSTREAM   Leave a comment

Posted July 30, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – RAILYARDS – AERIAL – SKYLINE BACKGROUND – 1958   Leave a comment

Posted July 30, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – CARSON PIRIE SCOTT DEPARTMENT STORE – STATE AND MADISON ENTRANCE – LOUIS SULLIVAN’S GRILLWORK GETS A PAINTED A BRONZE-LIKE COLOR AS IT WAS ORIGINALLY INSTEAD OF DARK GRAY – 1978   Leave a comment

Posted July 30, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – JEFFERY THEATER – 71ST AND JEFFERY – EDITED FROM A CHARLES CELANDER PHOTO – 1950s   Leave a comment

Posted July 29, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO – FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS – BAREFOOT MAYPOLE DANCING – 1969   Leave a comment

Posted July 29, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – STATE STREET – OLD GRACIOUS HOMES – NEAR AMBASSADOR EAST HOTEL – ABOUT TO BE DESTROYED – 1963   Leave a comment

Posted July 29, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – HOTEL MIDLAND – 172 W ADAMS – 1979   Leave a comment

Posted July 29, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – STATE STREET – CELEBRATION – NIGHT – THERE WERE BANDS AT EVERY BLOCK – LANE TECH BAND – STATE LAKE THEATER – WATTS BROTHERS JEWELERS – STINEWAY – NEW STREET LIGHTS – DITTMAR’S CHOCOLATES – 1958   Leave a comment

Posted July 29, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – WESTERN AVE – NEW STREET LIGHTS – OFFICIAL TURNING ON – 1957   Leave a comment

Posted July 29, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – WRIGLEY BUILDING RESTAURANT – WOMEN HAVING A PIPE AFTER LUNCH – WOMEN’S PIPE-SMOKING CLUB – WE CERTAINLY TOOK SMOKING LIGHTLY THEN -1954   Leave a comment

Posted July 29, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MENU – MORTON’S SURF CLUB RESTAURANT – 56TH AND OUTER DRIVE – COVER – 1950s   Leave a comment

Posted July 29, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – KUNGSHOLM RESTAURANT – INSIDE – EARLY   Leave a comment

Posted July 29, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – KUNGSHOLM RESTAURANT – EARLY   Leave a comment

Posted July 29, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CHICAGO RIVER FROM RUSH STREET BRIDGE – SIDEWHEEL STEAMER – 1908   Leave a comment

Posted July 29, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – TRAIN – STEAM ENGINE PERE MARQUETTE – NO. 726 – 1946   Leave a comment

Posted July 29, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – ROLLER SKATING FOR YOUTHFUL SPIRIT – NICE VINTAGE DRAWING OF COUPLE – CHICAGO ROLLER SKATE COMPANY – 1940   Leave a comment

Posted July 28, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – EMBERS RESTAURANT – 67 E WALTON – DINING ROOM – GROUP OF WOMEN HAVING DINNER – WOMAN ON LEFT IS SMOKING – 1955   Leave a comment

Posted July 28, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – FROM FRANCE – ELEVATED – STEREOSCOPE CARD – MISLABELED AS STATE STREET – c1910   Leave a comment

Posted July 28, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – ELEVATED – WABASH AVE JUNCTION – ART-CREATED NIGHT – 1908   Leave a comment

Posted July 28, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – GOLDEN PUMPKIN CAFE – DINE AND DANCE – CHOP SUEY – MADISON AND HAMLIN – 1920s   Leave a comment

Posted July 28, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – STATE STREET – BACK TO SCHOOL PARADE – SPONSORED BY RADIO STATION WIND – AERIAL – STATE LAKE THEATER – ROOSEVELT THEATER – OTHER SIGNS – 1962   Leave a comment

Posted July 27, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – EXHIBIT SUPPLY COMPANY – ARCADE CARD – PIN-UP – WOMAN HOLDING DOTTED VEIL ABOVE HER HEAD – 1928   Leave a comment

Posted July 26, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – STATE STREET – CHICAGO THEATER – LOOP THEATER – 165 N STATE STREET – MORT COOPER SIGN – 1955   Leave a comment

Posted July 26, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – ORIENTAL THEATER – NIGHT – 24 W RANDOLPH – LIGHTED MARQUEE – SOUTH PACIFIC RESTAURANT TO LEFT – 1958   Leave a comment

Posted July 26, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – SCHILLER THEATER – LATER GARRICK THEATER – LOUIS SULLIVAN – PORTION OF FACADE MOVED TO SECOND CITY – NORTH WELLS STREET – EDITED FROM ROBERT POWERS PHOTOSTREAM   Leave a comment

Posted July 26, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – SCHILLER THEATER BUILDING – TOP OF STRUCTURE – 64 W RANDOLPH – LATER DEARBORN THEATER – THEN GARRICK THEATER – A LOUIS SULLIVAN BUILDING – DESTROYED IN 1960   Leave a comment

Posted July 26, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – GARRICK THEATER BUILDING – ORIGINALLY SCHILLER THEATER – THEN DEARBORN THEATER – THEN GARRICK – A LOUIS SULLIVAN BUILDING DESTROYED IN 1960   Leave a comment

Posted July 26, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – CHICAGO STOCK EXCHANGE – LOUIS SULLIVAN BUILDING – DRAMATIC IMAGE OF FACADE – DESTROYED IN 1971   Leave a comment

Posted July 26, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – STREETCARS – NEW STREAMLINED PCC CARS – FIRST SERVICE ON MADISON AND FRANKLIN – 1936   Leave a comment

Posted July 25, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – YET ANOTHER OF MANY BEAUTY QUEENS – MISS CHICAGO PHOTO FLASH 1969   1 comment

Posted July 25, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – SNOW REMOVAL – SEPIA – c1930   Leave a comment

Posted July 25, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – STEVENS HOTEL – GRAND BALLROOM – LARGEST IN THE WORLD – c1940   Leave a comment

Posted July 25, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MENU – CHICAGO – MISTER KELLY’S RESTAURANT AND NIGHT CLUB – 1950s   Leave a comment

Posted July 25, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – RIVERVIEW AMUSEMENT PARK – BELMONT AND WESTERN – OUTSIDE   Leave a comment

Posted July 25, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – RIVERVIEW AMUSEMENT PARK – BELMONT AND WESTERN – INSIDE – FREE PASS   Leave a comment

Posted July 25, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – WEST IRVING LIQUOR – 5901 IRVING PARK BLVD – PORTAGE PARK’S MOST COMPLETE LIQUOR STORE   Leave a comment

Posted July 25, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – STERLING BOLT COMPANY – 209 W JACKSON   Leave a comment

Posted July 25, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – ELEVATED – UNDER CONSTRUCTION – EARLY 1890s – SOUTH PART READY FOR 1893 WORLD’S FAIR   Leave a comment

PHOTO - CHICAGO - ELEVATED - UNDER CONSTRUCTION - EARLY 1890s - SOUTH PART READY FOR 1893 WORLD'S FAIR

Posted July 24, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – CARSON PIRIE SCOTT DEPARTMENT STORE – A LOUIS SULLIVAN BUILDING – OLD LIGHTS ON STATE STREET – STREETCAR – 1950s   Leave a comment

Posted July 24, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – WABASH AND MONROE – CARSON PIRIE SCOTT DEPARTMENT STORE – STORE FOR MEN – NEW AIR-CONDITIONER BEING INSTALLED – 1955   Leave a comment

Posted July 24, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – SOUTHTOWN THEATER – 63RD AND HALSTED – ONE TOWER OF FORMER THEATER – TERRA COTTA DETAIL – USED AS CARR’S DEPARTMENT STORE – 618 W 63RD – TWO GIRLS STANDING – 1983   1 comment

Posted July 24, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – SCHLOGL’S RESTAURANT – GROUP OF MEN AT TABLE – 1933   Leave a comment

Posted July 24, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – RANDOLPH STREET – LOOKING WEST – UNITED ARTISTS THEATER – WOODS THEATER – GARRICK JUST BARELY VISIBLE BEYOND WOODS – CINERAMA IN DISTANCE – TOFFENETTI’S – HENRICI’S – SOUTH PACIFIC RESTAURANT – 1959   Leave a comment

Posted July 22, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – GARRICK THEATER – 64 W RANDOLPH – NIGHT – MARQUEE – 1300 SEATS – 1958   2 comments

Posted July 22, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – RIALTO THEATER – 336 S STATE – 1548 SEATS – 1948   Leave a comment

Posted July 22, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – LINCOLN PARK ZOO – BURR TILLSTROM AND BEULAH THE WITCH MEET NEW CHIMP NAMED HEINE II – 1950   Leave a comment

Posted July 22, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – CHICAGO AUTO SHOW – INTERNATIONAL AMPHITHEATER – 20 QUEENS FROM VARIOUS COMMUNITIES AND SUBURBS – SEEMS CHICAGO COULD NEVER HOLD AN EVENT WITHOUT AT LEAST ONE QUEEN – 1950   Leave a comment

Posted July 22, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – CHICAGO RIVER – NIGHT – DREDGING OPERATIONS – 1986   Leave a comment

Posted July 22, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – STATE STREET – NIGHT – PARADE FLOAT – STORES – 125TH CITY ANNIVERSARY – 1962   Leave a comment

Posted July 22, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – STATE STREET – FROM WASHINGTON – STREETCARS – WAGONS – CROWDS – 1909   Leave a comment

Posted July 22, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CENTRAL INN – 417 S WABASH AVE – DINING ROOM – c1910   Leave a comment

Posted July 22, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION – JACKSON PARK AREA – VIEW ACROSS THE LAGOON – 1893   Leave a comment

Posted July 20, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – LAFAYETTE PARKWAY (NOW GUNNISON) – APARTMENTS BY LAKE – SEPIA – 1920s   Leave a comment

Posted July 20, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – STATE STREET – SUBWAY ENTRANCE IN FRONT OF MARSHALL FIELD’S – LOOKING SOUTH – CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS – TAXI – BUSES – BUILDING ON UPPER RIGHT AT MADISON UNDER RENOVATION – 1962   Leave a comment

Posted July 20, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – TRAIN – CHICAGO GREAT WESTERN – HUGE STEAM ENGINE AND COAL TENDER – NO. 866 – SEPIA   Leave a comment

Posted July 20, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – TRAIN – CHICAGO GREAT WESTERN – STEAM ENGINE – NO. 503 – SEPIA   Leave a comment

Posted July 20, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – TRAIN – CHICAGO GREAT WESTERN – STEAM ENGINE AND COAL TENDER – NO. 609 – SEPIA   Leave a comment

Posted July 20, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CLUB EL BIANCO – 2747 W 63RD – PART OF INTERIOR – c1960   Leave a comment

Posted July 19, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – STATE STREET – PEOPLE WEEK PROMOTION – ROOSEVELT THEATER BACKGROUND RIGHT – TWO BUILDINGS TO LEFT IS RELIANCE BUILDING – 1974   Leave a comment

Posted July 19, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – STATE AND MONROE – NW CORNER – EVANS FURS – BURT’S SHOES – 1980   Leave a comment

Posted July 19, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MENU – CHICAGO – CENTURY OF PROGRESS – OLD MEXICO – COVER – 1933   Leave a comment

Posted July 19, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MENU – CHICAGO – CENTURY OF PROGRESS – OLD MEXICO – INSIDE – 1933   Leave a comment

Posted July 19, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – SCREW MACHINE PRODUCTS – 2617 W FLETCHER   Leave a comment

Posted July 19, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – PETER PAN SNACK SHOP – THE LOGO AS I KNEW IT   Leave a comment

Posted July 19, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – MARSHALL FIELD’S DEPARTMENT STORE – SEVENTH HEAVEN FOR FOODS – OUTSIDE   Leave a comment

Posted July 19, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – MARSHALL FIELD’S DEPARTMENT STORE – SEVENTH HEAVEN FOR FOODS – INSIDE – LIST OF RESTAURANTS   Leave a comment

Posted July 19, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – ERIE CAFE – 659 N WELLS   Leave a comment

Posted July 19, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – CLUB BIOGRAPH – 2462 LINCOLN AVE – PAINT ME – ALL THE JOINTS AND BARS AND BURLESQUES WERE A LARGE PART OF WHY CHICAGO WAS CALLED CONVENTION CAPITAL OF THE WORLD   Leave a comment

Posted July 19, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – BELMONT BOWL – 48 LANES – COCKTAIL LOUNGE   Leave a comment

Posted July 19, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – STATE STREET – PEOPLE WEEK PROMOTION – TOOT SWEET STEAM ORGAN – WOMAN IN MINIDRESS – STATE LAKE THEATER – 1974   Leave a comment

Posted July 18, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – OHIO STREET NEAR WABASH – PEOPLE WALKING DOWN MIDDLE OF STREET – GREAT BLIZZARD OF 1967   Leave a comment

Posted July 18, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – ILLINOIS STATE BUILDING – 160 N LASALLE – AERIAL – 1960s   Leave a comment

Posted July 18, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – SOUTH CHICAGO – 92ND – LOOKING EAST FROM HOUSTON – 1974   Leave a comment

Posted July 18, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – SOUTH SHORE COUNTRY CLUB – 71ST AND SOUTH SHORE DRIVE – ENTRANCE – STREET LEVEL – 1974   Leave a comment

Posted July 18, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – SOUTH SHORE COUNTRY CLUB – AERIAL – SOME GOLFERS ON LOWER LEFT – 1974   Leave a comment

Posted July 18, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – STATE STREET – NIGHT – STATE LAKE THEATER – CINEMASCOPE MOVIE PROMOTION – LINE-UP – SEARCH LIGHTS WERE COMMONLY USED IN THOSE DAYS – 1953   Leave a comment

Posted July 18, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – STATE STREET – STATE LAKE THEATER – MARINA CITY BACKGROUND – 1963   Leave a comment

Posted July 18, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – STATE STREET – QUINCY COURT – SWAY-POLE ACT – NERVELESS NOCKS – STATE STREET PROMOTION – 1977   1 comment

Posted July 18, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – STATE STREET – STRAW HAT DAY – STATE STREET COUNCIL WAS GETTING A LITTLE DESPERATE FOR PROMOTIONS WITH SUBURBAN SPRAWL BEGINNING TO SUCK BUSINESS AWAY – 1965   Leave a comment

Posted July 18, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – WEST MADISON AT HALSTED – HEART OF SKID ROW – STAR AND GARTER THEATER WAS 815 W MADISON – SIGN ON RIGHT MIDDLE IS PIXLEY AND EHLERS RESTAURANT – 1962   Leave a comment

Posted July 18, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – WEST MADISON STREET – STARR HOTEL – PALACE HOTEL – PART OF WEST MADISON WAS KNOWN AS SKID ROW – 1966   Leave a comment

Posted July 18, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – YARD NEAR BACKS OF SOUTH SIDE APARTMENT BUILDINGS – BLACK FAMILY – 1940s   Leave a comment

Posted July 18, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – NAPERVILLE – YMCA BUILDING – 1914   Leave a comment

Posted July 18, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – MICHIGAN AVE FROM GRANT PARK – PEDESTRIANS – LOOKING NORTH – 1920s   Leave a comment

Posted July 18, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CHICAGO HEIGHTS – BANK OF CHICAGO HEIGHTS – OTHER FRONTS ON STREET – RESEMBLES AN EDWARD HOPPER PAINTING – c1910   Leave a comment

Posted July 18, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO – WALKWAY – 1952   Leave a comment

Posted July 18, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

ASHTRAY – CHICAGO – ALGAUER’S FIRESIDE RESTAURANT – 7200 N LINCOLN   Leave a comment

Posted July 18, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – BERGHOFF RESTAURANT – FRONT ON ADAMS ONE OF THE MOST BELOVED RESTAURANTS ANYWHERE WITH MORE THAN A CENTURY OF HISTORY   Leave a comment

Posted July 18, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – BERGHOFF RESTAURANT – MAIN DINING ROOM – PRETTY MUCH AS I REMEMBER IT – ONLY MISSING ARE WAITERS IN LONG APRONS – EDITED FROM HELLO METRO SITE   Leave a comment

Posted July 17, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – SUPERIOR SALES COMPANY – 1528 W ADAMS – TEXTILE REMNANTS – CUSTOMER REPLY SIDE – c1930   Leave a comment

Posted July 16, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – SUPERIOR SALES COMPANY – 1528 W ADAMS – TEXTILE REMNANTS – c1930   Leave a comment

Posted July 16, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – STEVENS HOTEL (LATER CONRAD HILTON) – BOULEVARD ROOM RESTAURANT – BAND – ICE SKATER ON STAGE – DINERS AT TABLES – NICE VERSION – 1940s   Leave a comment

Posted July 16, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – ILLINOIS CENTRAL HOSPITAL – 5800 STONY ISLAND AVE – 1950s   Leave a comment

Posted July 16, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CHICAGO PUBLIC LIBRARY – 2 IMAGES – MICHIGAN AVE – DELIVERY ROOM – 1899   Leave a comment

Posted July 16, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CHICAGO ACADEMY OF SCIENCES – LINCOLN PARK – 1940   Leave a comment

Posted July 16, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – STATE STREET AT WASHINGTON – VOLUNTEER SANTAS FOR COLLECTION BOXES MARCH AT BEGINNING OF CHRISTMAS SEASON – 1961   Leave a comment

Posted July 16, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – PICASSO SCULPTURE – CIVIC CENTER – UNUSUAL ANGLE – 1969   Leave a comment

Posted July 16, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – ORCHESTRA HALL – BILLIARDS TOURNAMENT SEPIA – 1908   Leave a comment

Posted July 16, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – NORTH SHORELINE – AERIAL – JOHN HANCOCK ON LEFT – LAKE SHORE DRIVE – LINCOLN PARK – BEACHES   Leave a comment

Posted July 16, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – NORTH MICHIGAN AVE – AERIAL – c1970   Leave a comment

Posted July 16, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – MARSHALL FIELD’S DEPARTMENT STORE – PNEUMATIC TUBE SYSTEM OPERATOR – DEPARTMENTS USED TO SEND ALL CASH DOWN IN A CONTAINER FOR CHANGE AND RECEIPT – 1947   1 comment

Posted July 16, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – LAKE SHORE DRIVE – FLOODED BY LAKE MICHIGAN WAVES – 1950   Leave a comment

Posted July 16, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – KIMBALL BUILDING – JACKSON BLVD AND WABASH – SW CORNER – GIVEN TO DE PAUL UNIVERSITY BY A FOUNDATION – 1955   Leave a comment

Posted July 16, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – CTA BUS – DOUGLAS ROUTE – STYLE AND COLOR SCHEME WE GREW UP WITH – 1974   Leave a comment

Posted July 16, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – CHICAGO SANITARY DISTRICT’S DEEP TUNNEL – GIANT DIGGING MACHINE JUST BREAKING THROUGH FROM ANOTHER SECTION – A HUGE PROJECT DESIGNED TO PREVENT FUTURE FLOODING IN THE CITY – 1980   Leave a comment

Posted July 16, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – 5120 SOUTH PARKWAY – ORIGINALLY A SETTLEMENT HOUSE – IN 1956 BECAME CHICAGO BAPTIST COLLEGE – 1957   Leave a comment

Posted July 16, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – 17 W RANDOLPH – FIRE IN THE BUILDING WITH MY BELOVED TREASURE CHEST – A PLACE WITH MAGIC TRICKS NOVELTIES HALLOWEEN MASKS AND LEAD SOLDIERS – THE ONLY IMAGE I HAVE EVER SEEN OF IT – 1961   Leave a comment

Posted July 16, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – 119 N CLARK STREET – NORTH FROM WASHINGTON – TRAFFIC COP – RKO GRAND THEATER – LIDO RESTAURANT – OTHER SIGNS – 1952   Leave a comment

Posted July 15, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – JACKSON PARK – YACHT CLUB – 64TH AND THE LAKE – 1947   Leave a comment

Posted July 15, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – CLARK STREET – SOUTH OF RANDOLPH – HORSE-DRAWN STREETCARS – 1888   Leave a comment

Posted July 15, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – NORTH AVE – WAGONS – DECORATIVE STREETLIGHT – SIGNS – 1909   Leave a comment

Posted July 15, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – RANDOLPH STREET – CARRIAGES – WAGONS – SIGNS POLICEMAN – EARLY   Leave a comment

Posted July 15, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – HAZEL SHARPE DANCERS – PRACTICE FOR FASHION RHAPSODY OF 1946 – OPERA HOUSE   Leave a comment

Posted July 14, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – NORTH AVE BEACH – BEACH RULES PUBLICITY PHOTO – 1962   Leave a comment

Posted July 14, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – TRAIN – BURLINGTON AND QUINCY – STEAM ENGINE AND COAL TENDER   Leave a comment

Posted July 14, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – TRAIN – CHICAGO BURLINGTON AND QUINCY – DIESEL ENGINES – 1968   Leave a comment

Posted July 14, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – SEARS ROEBUCK AND CO – WALLPAPER STYLE BOOK – CUSTOMER REPLY SIDE – 1930   Leave a comment

Posted July 14, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – SEARS ROEBUCK AND CO – WALLPAPER STYLE BOOK – 1930   Leave a comment

Posted July 14, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – SHERIDAN ROAD – BETWEEN CRESCENT AND AIRDRIE PLACE – BEAUTIFUL APARTMENT BUILDING – c1920   Leave a comment

Posted July 14, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – LIBBY MCNEIL AND LIBBY – WHITE ENAMEL KITCHEN – WOMEN PACKING BONELESS CHICKEN – 1907   Leave a comment

Posted July 14, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – 4744 WINTHROP AVE – APARTMENT BUILDING – SNOW – SEPIA – c1920   Leave a comment

Posted July 14, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MENU – CHICAGO – LEXINGTON HOTEL – EASTER GREETINGS MENU COVER – 1908   Leave a comment

Posted July 14, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – MIDWAY RESTAURANT – 828 E 63RD STREET – BEST FOOD UNDER THE SUN   Leave a comment

Posted July 14, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – ALLGAUER’S RESTAURANT – 6666 RIDGE AVE   Leave a comment

Posted July 14, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – CALUMET SKYWAY – CONCRETE SUPPORTS FINISHED FOR FUTURE SKYWAY – 1957   Leave a comment

Posted July 13, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – CHICAGO MUNIPAL AIRPORT – AERIAL – SHOWS ALL RUNWAYS AND UNDEVELOPED LAND – 1939   Leave a comment

Posted July 13, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – CHICAGO RIVER – NORTH DEARBORN STREET BRIDGE – FREIGHTER – SPANS UP – BRIDGE OPENED 1963 – WON A PRIZE IN 1979   Leave a comment

Posted July 13, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – FREIGHT TERMINAL – CABOOSE – SKYLINE BEHIND – c1940   Leave a comment

Posted July 13, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – HOWARD AND SHERIDAN – DOUBLE-DECK BUS FIRE – NOT MUCH FOR DISASTER IMAGES BUT SEVERAL INTERESTING THINGS HERE – DOUBLE-DECKERS STILL IN SERVICE – NOTE LIGHT POLE-TRAFFIC LIGHT ON LEFT – 1947   Leave a comment

Posted July 13, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – JACKSON PARK – INNER HARBOR – BOAT MOORINGS – 1959   Leave a comment

Posted July 13, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – GREEN STREET – SOUTH OF 64TH – SEPIA – c1910   Leave a comment

Posted July 13, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – PEORIA STREET – SOUTH OF 64TH – HOMES AND TWO-FLATS – SEPIA – c1910   Leave a comment

Posted July 12, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – CARL SHURZ HIGH SCHOOL – 3601 N MILWAUKEE – NOW AN ARCHITECTURAL LANDMARK – 1939   Leave a comment

Posted July 12, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CHRISTENSEN’S RIDING ACADEMY – 1506 N CLARK – TWO IMAGES PLUS ARTWORK   1 comment

Posted July 11, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – MISS CHICAGO – 1967   Leave a comment

Posted July 11, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH AND STREET – 1912   Leave a comment

Posted July 11, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – ALDERMAN IN BAVARIAN OUTFIT ON STREETSWEEPER – NEVER SAW ONE OF THESE SWEEPERS – STREET TYPICAL OF MANY NEIGHBORHOODS – EARLY 1950s   Leave a comment

Posted July 11, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – THE RAYMAN APARTMENTS – 4917 LAKE PARK AVE – MAP – RATES ONE DOLLAR – c1920   Leave a comment

Posted July 9, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – JACQUES FRENCH RESTAURANT – INTERIOR – AT EARLIER LOCATION – 180 E DELAWARE   Leave a comment

Posted July 9, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – HOTEL ATLANTIC – CLARK STREET NEAR JACKSON – WINTER GARDEN RESTAURANT – 1919   Leave a comment

Posted July 9, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – CHICAGO NORMAL SCHOOL OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION – 5026 GREENWOOD AVE – STUDENTS PRACTICE FOR SPRING REVIEW – 1930   Leave a comment

Posted July 9, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – FIFTH ARMY HEADQUARTERS – SITE OF ROTC MILITARY BALLS – FORMER GARDINER HOSPITAL – FORMER CHICAGO BEACH HOTEL – NOT THE ORIGINAL CHICAGO BEACH HOTEL – 1946   Leave a comment

Posted July 9, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO STATE STREET AND WASHINGTON – S E CORNER – AN EARLIER PICTURE USED IN NEWS STORY 1955   Leave a comment

Posted July 9, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – THE LATIN SCHOOL – 1965   Leave a comment

Posted July 9, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – THE LATIN SCHOOL – 1531 N DEARBORN – THEN CALLED LATIN SCHOOL FOR BOYS – 1934   Leave a comment

Posted July 9, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – OAK STREET BEACH – BIG CROWD – 1954   Leave a comment

Posted July 9, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – LAKE MICHIGAN CRIB – CRIBS ARE WATER-SUPPLY INTAKES – ICE BREAKER APPROACHES TO FREE UP HEAVY ICE – 1934   Leave a comment

Posted July 9, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – ILLINOIS CENTRAL CENTRAL STATION – 1971   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – FRENCH PROVINCIAL HOUSE – JUST WEST OF LAKE FOREST – 1941   Leave a comment

Posted July 9, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized