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   4 comments

PHOTO - CHICAGO - KIMBALL AVE BUS - STOPPED FOR PASSENGERS - APARTMENT BUILDINGS - NOTE OLD STOP LIGHT  - c1950

 

 

 

Posted April 11, 2016 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

4 responses to “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

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  1. Hi, I’ve enjoyed your blog for quite some time. In the last month or so, I’ve noticed that I can no longer click pictures to embiggen them. Is that just me, or did something change? At any rate, thanks for all the work you do making an interesting site.

    • Yes, it is a disappointing situation.

      It is the direct result of a new editor WordPress has imposed on all of users.

      The editor has a couple of other shortcomings, too, but the lost ability to click on an image is quite serious.

      Hopefully, they are working to fix it.

      I just can’t understand putting something like this out there in so faulty a state.

      A rather unpleasant reminder of the way Microsoft does business.

  2. Chuck

    Fantastic undertaking, sorry to see you are having problems as discussed above and as I just found out as I returned to your site after a long interval.

    My father owned a business manufacturing popcorn machines at 120 so, Halsted Street just south of Adams, from the early thirties to about 1991, name was Krispy Kist Korn Machine Co., renamed Krispy Kist in the sixties. I only have one photo of the exterior.

    He also, for a short time, had a candy store next to the Granada Theater, but I’ve been unable to find any pics of it.

    I hoping you might have something.

    Thanks and continued success.

    Dr. Richard Jacobson
  3. Unfortunately, the hint about opening linked images isn’t working for me. I’m using Safari on the Mac. I also tried it in Firefox. But the menu that appears when right-clicking the images does not allow opening the link. There appears to be no link, in fact. The menu allows opening the image in a new tab (or window) but that only opens another copy of the small image already displayed.

    Cliff Tarrance

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