Archive for January 2019

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CITY HALL – LA SALLE CLARK RANDOLPH AND WASHINGTON – BUILT 1885 AND MUCH ADMIRED – REPLACED IN 1911 AFTER FOUNDATION FAILED – FOUNDATION PROBLEMS WERE COMMON THEN ON CHICAGO’S OLD LAKE BED LAND – TINTED – c1905   Leave a comment

x postcard - chicago - city hall - lasalle clark randolph and washington - built 1885 and replaced in 1911 after foundation failed - c1905

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Posted January 18, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – SHERIDAN ROAD N FROM WILSON – HOMES AND APARTMENTS – WOMEN WALKING ON BOTH SIDES OF STREET – ONE OF MY FAVORITES OF THE OLD REAL ESTATE AND STREETSCAPE CARDS – c1910   Leave a comment

x postcard - chicago - sheridan road n from wilson - homes and apartments - women walking on both sides of street - c1910

Posted January 18, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – RIVER AND BRIDGES – AERIAL – WACKER DRIVE FROM MERCHANDISE MART – LOOKING E – 1940s   Leave a comment

x postcard - chicago - river and bridges - aerial - wacker drive from merchandise mart - looking s - 1940s

Posted January 18, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – DRAGON IN PARADE – WENTWORTH AVE CHINATOWN – 1977 – EDITED FROM UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

x photo - chicago - dragon in parade - wentworth ave chinatown - 1977

Posted January 18, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CHIAM RESTAURANT – 2323 S WENTWORTH AVE – NEW BUILDING WITH PARKING LOT – 3 DINING ROOM IMAGES – 1972   Leave a comment

x postcard - chicago - chiam restaurant - 2323 s wentworth ave - new building with parking lot - 3 dining room images - 1972

Posted January 18, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – ARBANAS STUDIO – 1147 W 18TH AT MAY – STUDIO PORTRAIT OF UNKNOWN PRETTY BRIDE IN FLAPPER- INFLUENCED WEDDING GOWN – 1920s   Leave a comment

x photo - chicago - arbanas studio - 1147 w 18th at may - studio portrait of unknown pretty bride in flapper- influenced wedding gown - 1920s

Posted January 18, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – STUDIO IMAGE OF YOUNG BOY WITH CHICAGO EVENING AMERICAN (1914-1939) NEWSPAPER CARRIER BAG – BAGS JUST LIKE THIS (FOR OTHER NEWSPAPERS) WERE STILL USED IN THE EARLY 1960s – I ASSUME THE STAR IS AN OFFICIAL IDENTITY BADGE   Leave a comment

x photo - chicago - studio image of young boy with chicago evening american (1914-1939) newspaper carrier bag - bags just like this were still in use in the early1960s - i assume the

Posted January 18, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized