Archive for July 2012

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – STD MANUFACTURING – STOP THE DANDRUFF – 2120 W VAN BUREN – CARTOON OF MAN AND WOMAN – 1922   Leave a comment

Posted July 31, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – HOTEL KAISERHOF – 3 IMAGES – LADIES DINING – CARVED SETTE IN GENTLEMEN’S CAFE – STREET VIEW – 1911   Leave a comment

Posted July 31, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

AD – CHICAGO – MONEL COPPER-NICKLE – STEVENS HOTEL USE – OTTO EITEL IMAGE – 1937   Leave a comment

Posted July 31, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

AD – CHICAGO – STEVENS HOTEL – NOTE OTTO EITEL MANAGING DIRECTOR – 1937   Leave a comment

Posted July 31, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – SOLDIERS FIELD – AERIAL – NIGHT – SKYLINE BACKGROUND – ALL-STAR GAME – 1953   Leave a comment

Posted July 29, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – MARSHALL SQUARE THEATRE – 2875 W CERMAK – INTERIOR – c1920   Leave a comment

Posted July 29, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – GRAND CENTRAL STATION – HARRISON AND 5TH – ALMOST SURREALISTIC IMAGE – 1910   Leave a comment

Posted July 29, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – NAVY PIER – CALLED MUNICIPAL PIER – THREE-QUARTERS MILE LONG – LARGEST IN WORLD OF ITS TYPE – BOATS – FROM E – c1920   Leave a comment

Posted July 29, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – MERCHANDISE MART – NIGHT – CHRISTMAS SEASON – 1940s   Leave a comment

Posted July 29, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – LYON AND HEALY FACTORY – WHERE THE PIANO IS MADE – AERIAL – c1910   Leave a comment

Posted July 29, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – LINCOLN PARK – FLOWER GARDENS – 1964   Leave a comment

Posted July 29, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – LINCOLN PARK – FADGL AUTO-TRAIN – FARE FIVE CENTS – BIG CROWD – NICE VERSION – 1920s   Leave a comment

Posted July 29, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – LINCOLN PARK – CAFE BRAUER – PRAIRIE SCHOOL BUILDING 1908 – IMAGE c1930   Leave a comment

Posted July 29, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – LAKE MICHIGAN – ICEBERG – THREE WOMEN WALKING – RESEMBLES IMPRESSIONIST PAINTING – c1910   Leave a comment

Posted July 29, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – KNIGHTS TEMPLAR – 31ST TRIENNIAL CONCLAVE – ENTRANCE ARCH – MICHIGAN AVE – 1910   Leave a comment

Posted July 29, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – KLING BROS AND CO – MADE TO ORDER CLOTHES – THE KLINGLINE FOR FALL – DRAWING FACE RESEMBLES RODNEY DANGERFIELD   Leave a comment

Posted July 29, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – H. FINEBERG LADIES TAILOR – 5106 PRAIRIE AVE – NEW SPRING AND SUMMER WOOLENS – c1910   Leave a comment

Posted July 29, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – FEMIEB AND KUHNERT WALPAPERS – DINING ROOM – 1909   Leave a comment

Posted July 29, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CHIEF WASH COMPANY – 2050 BALMORAL – W OF DAMEN – TOURS INVITED – THOUSANDS OF LADIES – PHONE 24 HOURS   1 comment

Posted July 29, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CHICAGO RIVER – VIEW FROM E TOWARDS WRIGLEY BUILDING – IBM ON LEFT – c1960   Leave a comment

Posted July 29, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CARTOON OF WOMAN WITH UMBRELLA AND SKIRT HIKED – 1905   Leave a comment

Posted July 29, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – C.A. MYERS COMPANY – 6537 WOODLAWN – MYERS SEWING AWL – CARTOON – 1910   Leave a comment

Posted July 29, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – 17 TH CHURCH OF CHRIST SCIENTISTS – NEXT TO EXECUTIVE HOUSE HOTEL – WACKER DRIVE – 1960s   Leave a comment

Posted July 29, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

AD – CHICAGO – TRIANON BALLROOM – LAWRENCE WELK FOR ANOTHER MONTH – DANCE TOPICS – 1943   Leave a comment

Posted July 29, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – CTA – RAVENSWOOD LINE ELEVATED – LOOKING N – 1957   Leave a comment

Posted July 26, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – SHUBERT THEATER – 18 W MONROE – LOOKING E – CAROL CHANNING – C. D. PEACOCK CLOCK IN BACKGROUND – MORRIS B. SACHS – WIMPY’S NEXT TO THEATER – 1966   Leave a comment

Posted July 26, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – HOTEL NORWOOD – NORMAL BLVD AT 64TH – CARS PARKED – 1947   Leave a comment

Posted July 26, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – NORTH AMERICAN RESTAURANT – STATE AND MONROE – N W CORNER – HOME OF THE BABY LOBSTER   Leave a comment

Posted July 26, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – WHITE CITY – SHOOT THE CHUTES – NOTE SPELLING – c1910   Leave a comment

Posted July 25, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – W 12TH STREET – WAGONS – SIGNS – CHURCH – c1910   Leave a comment

Posted July 25, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – TRAINS – ENGLEWOOD ILLINOIS – PENNSYLVANIA’S BROADWAY LIMITED RACES NYC 20TH CENTURY LIMITED – PAINTING – 1943   Leave a comment

Posted July 25, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – TRAINS – BICENTENNIAL LINE-UP – LOCOMOTIVES FROM 8 RAILROADS DISPLAYED AT BELT RAILWAY PROPERTY – 1975   Leave a comment

Posted July 25, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – TRAIN – CHICAGO AND NORTH WESTERN – THE OVERLAND LIMITED – INTERIOR DINING CAR – 1905   Leave a comment

Posted July 25, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – SHEDD AQUARIUM – INTERIOR – DOORWAYS AND ONE TANK-GALLERY – 1930s   Leave a comment

Posted July 25, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – SHEDD AQUARIUM – INTERIOR – DOORWAY – 1930s   Leave a comment

Posted July 25, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – PARK LANE DINING ROOM – 2842 SHERIDAN ROAD – 1940s   Leave a comment

Posted July 25, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – MORRISON HOTEL – CAMEO BALLROOM – PACKED WITH DINERS – NICE VERSION – 1916   Leave a comment

Posted July 25, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – MEDINAH TEMPLE – 600 N WABASH AVE – c1950   Leave a comment

Posted July 25, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – LINCOLN PARK – CROWD BETWEEN BUILDINGS – PERFORMING ELEPHANTS – UNEXPLAINED – EARLY   Leave a comment

Posted July 25, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – HIGHLAND PARK LIBRARY – 1912   Leave a comment

Posted July 25, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – GREEN STREET – S OF 64TH – HOMES AND TWO-FLATS – c1910   Leave a comment

Posted July 25, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – GRANT PARK BAND SHELL – 1940s   Leave a comment

Posted July 25, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – ELEANOR CLUB ONE – 1442 E 59TH – ENTRANCE HALL   Leave a comment

Posted July 25, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CONGRESS HOTEL AND ANNEX – PEACOCK ALLEY – NOTE SPITTOON ON RIGHT – 1915   Leave a comment

Posted July 25, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – BERNARR MACFADDEN HEALTHATORIUM – 4200 GRAND BLVD – CARRIAGE GOING BY – 1915   Leave a comment

Posted July 25, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – A BIT OF MOSCOW RESTAURANT – 18 N CLARK – INTERIOR – 1930s   Leave a comment

Posted July 25, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – 4538 N SACRAMENTO – APARTMENT BUILDING – TYPICAL OF SO MANY APARTMENT BUILDINGS IN MANY NEIGHBORHOODS – 1925   Leave a comment

Posted July 25, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – 1124-32 FARRWELL AVE APARTMENT BUILDING – ROGERS PARK – DREAMY URBAN LIVING – c1910   Leave a comment

Posted July 25, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – CHICAGO WOMEN SWIMMERS – MEMBERS OF TOWN CLUB SWIMMERS – COMPETING IN A NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP – 1950   Leave a comment

Posted July 25, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – ST PATRICK’S DAY QUEEN – 1993   Leave a comment

Posted July 25, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – CHICAGO RIVER – S. S. SANTA CLAUS MOVES TO DAILY NEWS PLAZA WHERE THOUSANDS WAIT – NOV 21 1949   Leave a comment

Posted July 25, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – CTA – TROLLEY BUS – c1960   Leave a comment

Posted July 25, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – TRAIN – WABASH RAILWAY – STEAM ENGINE AND TENDER 2809 – MOUNTAIN-TYPE – 1946   Leave a comment

Posted July 25, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PAMPHLET – CHICAGO – GRAY LINE SCENIC TOURS – COVER – 1950s   Leave a comment

Posted July 25, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

TOKEN – CHICAGO – MAJESTIC RESTAURANT – 3502 S HALSTED – 15 CENTS   Leave a comment

Posted July 25, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

TOKEN – CHICAGO – IVANHOE RESTAURANT – 3000 N CLARK – ONE DOLLAR   Leave a comment

Posted July 25, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

TOKEN – CHICAGO – GUS’ GOOD FOOD RESTAURANT – 420 N DEARBORN – MATCHING COIN   Leave a comment

Posted July 25, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

TOKEN – CHICAGO – BERGHOFF – WABASH LOCATION RESTAURANT – WAITERS’ TOKEN – ONE DOLLAR   Leave a comment

Posted July 25, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – THE LOSSING APARTMENT BUILDING – EVANSTON AND SURF – c1910   Leave a comment

Posted July 20, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – SAINT SCHOLASTICA SCHOOL AND CONVENT CHAPEL – 7416 N RIDGE – INTERIOR   Leave a comment

Posted July 20, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – NORTH WESTERN UNIVERSITY – DYCHE STADIUM – AERIAL – c1940   Leave a comment

Posted July 20, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – NEW MCCORMICK PLACE – SEEN FROM UNDER PLANE AT MEIGS FIELD – 1960s   Leave a comment

Posted July 20, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – HOTEL PLANTERS AND COLUMBIA BURLESQUE THEATRE – CLARK NEAR MADISON – THEATRE LATER BECAME THE CLARK – EARLY   Leave a comment

Posted July 20, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – GENERAL FURNITURE COMPANY STORE – 6155 S HALSTED – BY 62ND – 1957   Leave a comment

Posted July 20, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CHARLES WEEGHMAN CORPOARATION – 16 S CLARK – RESTAURANT FRONT AND PEDESTRIANS – LUNCHROOMS COAST TO COAST – OWNER FEDERAL LEAGUE BALL TEAM -1920s   Leave a comment

Posted July 20, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – APARTMENT BUILDING – 7238-46 MERRILL AVE – NOTE YOUNG TREES – c1910   Leave a comment

Posted July 20, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – CHICAGO AND NORTH WESTERN – RAIL ROUTE – AERIAL – SURROUNDING FACTORIES – 1953   Leave a comment

Posted July 20, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – ELEVATED PLATFORM – CROWD AND TRAIN – 1946   Leave a comment

Posted July 20, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – BEE HIVE LAUNDRY COMPANY – 2043 W VAN BUREN – TRUCK AND DRIVER – 1920s   Leave a comment

Posted July 20, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – TRAIN – CHICAGO ST PAUL MINNEAPOLIS AND OMAHA – STEAM ENGINE 85 – 1921   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – OAK STREET BEACH – BULLDOZER GETTING SAND READY – SKYLINE BACKGROUND – 1978   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – TRAIN – CHICAGO AND NORTH WESTERN – DIESEL ENGINE 415   Leave a comment

Posted July 20, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MENU – CHICAGO – CHICAGO ROCK ISLAND AND PACIFIC – WINE LIST COVER – PRE-1900   Leave a comment

Posted July 20, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MENU – CHICAGO – CHICAGO ROCK ISLAND AND PACIFIC – WINE LIST – PRE-1900   Leave a comment

Posted July 20, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – DUET RESTAURANT – 5527 W LAKE STREET – INTERIOR IMAGE   Leave a comment

Posted July 20, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – TRAINS – ROCK ISLAND – TWO DIESEL ENGINES AT STATION PLATFORMS – BOY WAVING – DRAWING – THE CROSS OF LIGHTS SUGGESTS CHRISTMAS SEASON – MORE THAN ONE BUILDING IN THE CITY USED TO FOLLOW THIS PRACTICE – 1959   Leave a comment

Posted July 17, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – SUBWAY RESTAURANT – MAIN DINING ROOM AND MEZZANINE – 507 N WABASH – c1950   Leave a comment

Posted July 17, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – SKYLINE PANORAMA – FROM LAKE WITH BOATS – LATE 1950s   Leave a comment

Posted July 17, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – LINCOLN PARK – SPRING SNOW – PATH AND BENCH – 1934   Leave a comment

Posted July 17, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – ELEVATED STRUCTURE – CHICAGO AURORA AND ELGIN TRAIN – AERIAL – c1960 – SEE READER COMMENT   1 comment

Posted July 17, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – TRAINS – BURLINGTON – 4 ENGINES FROM DIFFERENT ERAS ON DISPLAY   Leave a comment

Posted July 14, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – MICHIGAN BLVD – NIGHT – HIGHLY ROMANTICISED – TINTED – 1911   Leave a comment

Posted July 14, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – INDIANA STREET W – FROM WILLOW AVE – AUSTIN – c1910   Leave a comment

Posted July 14, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – GRANT PARK – PERGOLA AND FOUNTAIN – DIFFERENT VIEW – 1920s   Leave a comment

Posted July 14, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – GRAEMERE HOTEL – ON GARFIELD PARK – EMERALD DINING ROOM – GLASS HOUSE COCKTAIL LOUNGE – c1950   Leave a comment

Posted July 14, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – EVANS AVE – N OF 64TH – FRAME HOMES – TREES – BOYS ON SIDEWALK – c1910   Leave a comment

Posted July 14, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – STATE STREET – CARSON’S DEPARTMENT STORE – DECORATED FOR SPOTLIGHT ON SCANDINAVIA – 1962   Leave a comment

Posted July 14, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – CHICAGO’S LIGHTHOUSE IN LAKE MICHIGAN   Leave a comment

Posted July 14, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – SOUTH END CLEANERS AND DYERS – 7427 COTTAGE GROVE AVE   Leave a comment

Posted July 14, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – MACY’S COFFEE SHOP – 75 E MADISON – WILLOUGHBY TOWERS   Leave a comment

Posted July 14, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – LAKE PARK DEPARTMENT STORE – 1112 E 43RD STREET -BUY ON EASY BUDGET PLAN   Leave a comment

Posted July 14, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – L.A. THOMPSON TRAIN DISPATCH EQUIPMENT – FRONT   Leave a comment

Posted July 14, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – L.A. THOMPSON TRAIN DISPATCH EQUIPMENT – BACK   Leave a comment

Posted July 14, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – KOPPER KETTLE COFFEE SHOP – 38 W RANDOLPH   Leave a comment

Posted July 14, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – ADAMS TAVERN – 130 S HALSTED – OPEN 7 AM TO 4 AM – A BOTTLE OR A CASE   Leave a comment

Posted July 14, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – WOMEN’S CHRISTIAN TEMPERANCE UNION BUILDING – 1905   Leave a comment

Posted July 10, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – WASHINGTON PARK – CONSERVATORY INTERIOR – SEASONAL FLOWERS – EARLY   Leave a comment

Posted July 10, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – VERNON STREET N AND 35TH – WONDERFUL TREES – c1910   Leave a comment

Posted July 10, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – UNION STOCK YARDS – EXCHANGE BUILDINGS AND CATTLE PENS – 1910   Leave a comment

Posted July 10, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – UNIDENTIFIED CHICAGO BEACH – CHILDREN ON SHORE – PIER WITH PEOPLE UNDER UMBRELLAS – 1921   Leave a comment

Posted July 10, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – STATE STREET – LOOKING N FROM MADISON – MANDEL BROTHERS – c1920   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – RHUMBA CASINO – STATE AT WACKER – 2 INTERIOR IMAGES – 1950s   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – MONADNOCK RESTAURANT AND LUNCH ROOM – E VAN BUREN – EARLY   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – LANDERS RESTAURANT AND COCKTAIL LOUNGE – 1950s   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – GREEN STREET S OF 64TH – HOMES – c1910   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CALO JEWELERS AND OPTOMETRISTS – 5405 N CLARK – INTERIOR – EARLY   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – ART INSTITUTE – FORMAL GARDEN – LOOKING N – c1970   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – WIEBOLDT’S DEPARTMENT STORE – STATE STREET – 1986   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – BOULEVARD ROOM – CONRAD HILTON HOTEL – INGE LEHNER EUROPEAN SKATING STAR – 1967   Leave a comment

Posted July 10, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – TRAIN – CHICAGO AND NORTH WESTERN – SWITCHER STEAM ENGINE 2131 – 1922   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – TRAIN – WABASH RAILWAY – STEAM ENGINE 2740 – 1947   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – TRAIN – WABASH RAILROAD STEAM ENGINE 2822 – MOUNTAIN TYPE – 1947   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – TRAIN – WABASH MOUNTAIN-TYPE STEAM ENGINE 2807 – 1940   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – TRAIN – WABASH RAILWAY – MOUNTAIN TYPE STEAM ENGINE 2824 – 1946   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – TRAIN – CINCINNATI BLUFFTON AND CHICAGO RAILROAD – STEAM ENGINE 30 – CREW – EARLY   Leave a comment

Posted July 10, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – TRAIN – CHICAGO ST PAUL AND MILWAUKEE – STEAM ENGINE 394   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – SEARS DEPARTMENT STORE – STATE STREET – BETWEEN VAN BUREN AND CONGRESS – LOOKING NE – 1963   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – RUSH STREET – LOOKING S – CROYDON APARTMENTS – MEN SHOVELLING SNOW ON SPRING SNOWY DAY – 1969   Leave a comment

Posted July 10, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – OLD STOCK EXCHANGE BUILDING – LOUIS SULLIVAN – FRETWORK FROM TOP REMOVED DURING DEMOLITION – 1971   Leave a comment

Posted July 10, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – NAVY PIER – AERIAL – MOST OF HISTORIC PIER BUILDINGS BEING RAZED FOR NEW AMUSEMENT CENTER – 1991   Leave a comment

Posted July 10, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – MUSEUM CAMPUS BETWEEN SHEDD AQUARIUM AND FIELD MUSEUM – SIGN FOR PEDESTRIANS TO USE UNDERPASS – 1955   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – MISS CERAMIC HOBBY SHOW – MORRISON HOTEL – AN ODD SHOW JUDGING BY THE EXAMPLES OF KITSCH – THE QUEEN WOULDN’T BE OUT OF PLACE AT A DOWNTOWN BURLESQUE HOUSE – 1963   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – LASALLE WACKER BUILDING – 1956   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – LASALLE STREET STATION – LASALLE AND VAN BUREN – TO BE DEMOLISHED – ONCE 20TH CENTURY LIMITED TERMINAL – 1980   Leave a comment

Posted July 10, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – LASALLE STREET STATION – FROM UNDER ELEVATED STRUCTURE – PEDESTRIANS – 1948   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – LASALLE PLAZA BUILDING – AERIAL – 1973   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – LASALLE NATIONAL BANK – 135 S LASALLE – AT ADAMS – 1977   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – LASALLE HOTEL CLOSING – VETERAN BELLHOP IN FRONT OF BUILDING – 1976   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – LAKE POINT TOWER APARTMENTS – DRAMATIC AERIAL – BASED ON MIES VAN DER ROHE CONCEPT – WORLD’S TALLEST IN 1969   Leave a comment

Posted July 10, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – LA STRADA RESTAURANT – COUPLE ENTERING COURTYARD FROM STREET – WELLS STREET – 1965   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – HOWARD PARK NEIGHBORHOOD – LOOKING W FROM ASHLAND – HOWARD PAN DEE RESTAURANT – HOWARD THEATRE – ELEVATED TRAIN – 1975   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – FRITZEL’S RESTAURANT – 201 N STATE – AERIAL EXTERIOR – 1967   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – DAILY NEWS REGATTA EVENT HEADQUARTERS – MODEL SALUTES – 1951   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – CTA NEW ARTICULATED BUS FROM GERMANY – MICHIGAN AVE – 1974   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – CHICAGO AND NORTH WESTERN STATION – TRAIN PLATFORMS INTERIOR – 1913   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – CHARLES A. STEVENS AND COMPANY BUILDING – STATE STREET – MANDEL BROTHERS ON RIGHT – COLUMBUS BUILDING LEFT – 1953   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – CARSON PIRIE SCOTT DEPARTMENT STORE – STATE STREET – NEW CHECK-CASHING PHOTO DEVICE – 1957   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – AUTOMOBILE SHOW – LINCOLN MERCURY EXHIBIT – 1950   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – ARAGON BALLROOM – 1106 W LAWRENCE – REBORN BRIEFLY AS THE CHEETAH CLUB – 1967   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – 4800 W WASHINGTON – STUDENTS FROM AUSTIN HIGH SCHOOL ON PROTEST MARCH TO BOARD OF EDUCATION DOWNTOWN – 1968   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – 214 S WABASH – ROSE RECORDS – PEOPLE LINED UP FOR CONCERT TICKETS – 1988   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – 26TH AND CANAL – WOMAN HANGING OUT WASH – HOME COVERED IN INSULBRICK – IINSULBRICK WAS WIDELY USED ON MODEST HOMES TO COVER DECAYING WOOD – 1974   Leave a comment

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MENU – CHICAGO – VILLA MODRNE RESTAURANT – c1940   Leave a comment

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AD – CHICAGO – USF AND G INSURANCE COMPANY – USING NEW CHICAGO PICASSO IN AD – 1968   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – TRAIN – PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD THE GENERAL – DIESEL ENGINE 5712 – AT UNION STATION – c1960   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – TRAIN – CHICAGO AND NORTH WESTERN – 3 DIESEL ENGINES SET FOR SERVICING – CALIFORNIA AVE STREAMLINER RAMP – c1960   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – R. M. JONES RESTAURANT – 7847 HALSTED – INTERIOR – 1911   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – COLOSIMO’S RESTAURANT – 2128 WABASH – NICE VERSION – BEAUTIFUL PLACE BUT ONE FOR GANGSTERS – OWNER, BIG JIM, WAS SHOT DOWN RIGHT NEAR FRONT DOORS – c1920   1 comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – ALAR REID – GROUND GRIPPER SHOE SHOP – 174 N WABASH – 1958   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – STATE STREET – CHICAGO AND LOOP THEATERS – 1955   Leave a comment

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