Archive for September 2018

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – HYDE PARK DISTRICT – AERIAL PANORAMA – DOWNTOWN IN BACKGROUND – LOOKING N – SECOND LARGEST CITY SERIES – 1951   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - CHICAGO - HYDE PARK DISTRICT - DOWNTOWN IN BACKGROUND - LOOKING N - SECOND LARGEST CITY SERIES - 1951

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Posted September 26, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CAN – CHICAGO – MRS JAPP’S POTATO CHIPS WAS THE ORIGINAL NAME FOR JAY’S GOING BACK TO 1920s – JAYS WAS A MUCH-LOVED LOCAL PRODUCT FOR MANY DECADES – THE COMPANY NAME WAS CHANGED AFTER PEARL HARBOR – THE CAN, WHICH I THINK IS FROM EARLY 1940s, MUCH RESEMBLES WHAT WE KNEW IN 1960s   Leave a comment

A CAN - CHICAGO - MRS JAPP'S POTATO CHIPS (JAY'S) - BEFORE WWII 2

Posted September 26, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – THE BERGHOFF RESTAURANT – 17 W ADAMS – CROWD WAITING AS THEY DID BACK IN THE 1960s – IT WAS A BELOVED BUSTLY PLACE – BUT THE LAST TIME I WAS IN CHICAGO IN 2001 I THOUGHT IT WAS A BIT DETERIORATED AND THERE WAS NO CROWD – I UNDERSTAND IT CLOSED IN 2006 AND THEN REOPENED AS MORE OF A BAR AND CATERING PLACE – IT SEEMS NOW TO BE BACK FULLY AS A RESTAURANT – ONE OF THE OLDEST IN THE COUNTRY DATING BACK TO 1898 – IMAGE DATE UNKNOWN   Leave a comment

A PHOTO - CHICAGO - THE BERGHOFF RESTAURANT - 17 W ADAMS - CROWD WAITING

Posted September 26, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – THE BERGHOFF RESTAURANT – 17 W ADAMS – INTERIOR OF THE BAR – LOOKING GREAT AS IT DID IN THE 1960s – IMAGE DATE UNKNOWN BUT IT SEEMS FAIRLY RECENT IN DIGITAL QUALITY   Leave a comment

A PHOTO - CHICAGO - THE BERGHOFF - THE BAR

Posted September 26, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – BERGHOFF RESTAURANT – 17 W ADAMS – UPSTAIRS DINING ROOM – HEAVILY DECORATED FOR CHRISTMAS – I DON’T RECALL EVER SEEING IT QUITE SO DECORATED – BUT I KNOW CHICAGO NOW DOES A BIG GERMANIC OUTDOOR CHRISTMAS MARKET SO THIS WOULD BE IN KEEPING – THE ROOM LOOKS GREAT AS IT DID IN THE 1960s – IMAGE DATE UNKNOWN   Leave a comment

A PHOTO - CHICAGO - BERGHOFF RESTAURANT - UPSTAIRS DINING ROOM - HEAVILY DECORATED FOR CHRISTMAS

Posted September 26, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – THE BERGHOFF RESTAURANT – 17 W ADAMS – DOWNSTAIRS ROOMS WHERE I OFTEN SAT BECAUSE WITH THE CROWDS IT WAS A LITTLE FASTER TO BE SEATED THAN UPSTAIRS – LOOKING JUST AS IT DID IN 1960s – NO IMAGE DATE   Leave a comment

A PHOTO - CHICAGO - THE BERGHOFF RESTAURANT - DOWNSTAIRS AREA - LOOKING JUST AS IT DID IN 1960s

Posted September 26, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – NORTH AND LEAVITT – COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS AND STORE FRONTS – TED’S TICK-TOCK POLKA LOUNGE – THE LOUNGE IS VERY REPRESENTATIVE OF SMALL JOINTS IN MODEST NEIGHBORHOODS OF THE TIME – I KNOW NOTHING ABOUT THE PLACE BUT I LOVE ITS LARGE JAY’S POPCORN AD PAINTED ON WALL – PAINTED WALL SIGNS WERE POPULAR THEN – c1960   Leave a comment

A PHOTO - CHICAGO - NORTH AND LEAVITT - COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS AND STORE FRONTS - TED'S TICK-TOCK POLKA LOUNGE - LARGE JAY'S POPCORN AD PAINTED ON WALL - c1960

Posted September 26, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized