Archive for June 2019

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CAFE VENICE – 339 WABASH AVE – ARTWORK – “SPLENDID ITALIAN DINNERS” – “AROUND THE CORNER FROM THE AUDITORIUM” – c1960   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - CAFE VENICE - 339 WABASH AVE - ARTWORK - SPLENDID ITALIAN DINNERS - AROUND THE CORNER FROM THE AUDITORIUM - c1960

Posted June 30, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – BISMARCK HOTEL – BISMARCK INN (NIGHTCLUB) – 128 N LA SALLE – NIGHTLY FUN FESTIVAL OF SONG – AROUND THE CORNER FROM CINERAMA – CARTOON OF BAND AND CUSTOMERS – 1950s   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - BISMARCK HOTEL - BISMARCK INN (NIGHTCLUB) - 128 N LA SALLE - NIGHTLY FUN FESTIVAL OF SONG - AROUND THE CORNER FROM CINERAMA - CARTOON OF BAND AND CUSTOMERS - 1950s

Posted June 30, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – HEINLY’S RESTAURANT – NE CORNER DEARBORN AND MONROE – “THREE ENTRANCES” – “CHICAGO’S HIGH CLASS RESTAURANT” – MODERATE PRICES – SEVEN COURSE DINNER SIXTY CENTS – 1916   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - HEINLY'S RESTAURANT - NE CORNER DEARBORN AND MONROE - CHICAGO'S HIGH CLASS RESTAURANT - MODERATE PRICES - 1916

Posted June 30, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – NORTH MICHIGAN AVE – LOOKING N GROUND LEVEL NEAR WATER TOWER – CROWD OF PEDESTRIANS NEAR SHOP LOWER LEFT – BUS – PALMOLIVE BUILDING – WATER TOWER – THE KIND OF IMAGE WITH THE BUS AND CROWD THAT JUST TAKES YOU BACK AS THOUGH YOU WERE THERE WALKING ALONG THE SIDEWALK – CITY BEAUTIFUL SERIES – c1964   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - NORTH MICHIGAN AVE - LOOKING N GROUND LEVEL NEAR WATER TOWER - CROWD OF PEDESTRIANS NEAR SHOP LOWER LEFT - BUS - PALMOLIVE BUILDING - WATER TOWER - CITY BEAUTIFUL - c1964

Posted June 23, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – MADISON AND CRAWFORD AVE – STREET LEVEL LOOKING NW – A WEST SIDE SHOPPING DISTRICT – THREE SISTERS STORE AND WALGREEN’S DRUG STORE – c1950   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - MADISON AND CRAWFORD AVE - STREET LEVEL LOOKING NW - A WEST SIDE SHOPPING DISTRICT - THREE SISTERS STORE AND WALGREEN'S - c1950

Posted June 23, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – GRAND PACIFIC HOTEL – CLARK AND JACKSON BLVD – THREE-QUARTERS VIEW SOMEWHAT ELEVATED FROM GROUND – SOME PEDESTRIANS – CARRIAGE – TINTED – REALLY NICE VERSION – 1910   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - GRAND PACIFIC HOTEL - CLARK AND JACKSON BLVD - THREE-QUARTERS VIEW SOMEWHAT ELEVATED FROM GROUND - SOME PEDESTRIANS - CARRIAGE - TINTED - REALLY NICE VERSION - 1910

Posted June 23, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CENTURY OF PROGRESS WORLD’S FAIR – NORTHERLY ISLAND AND LAGOON WITH SOME OF CITY BEHIND – AERIAL PANORAMA – BLIMP AND SHADOW LOWER LEFT – 1933   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - CENTURY OF PROGRESS WORLD'S FAIR - NORTHERLY ISLAND AND LAGOON WITH SOME OF CITY BEHIND - AERIAL PANORAMA - BLIMP AND SHADOW LOWER LEFT - 1933

Posted June 23, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – AMERICAN MUSIC HALL – VAUDEVILLE – THREE-QUARTER VIEW STREET LEVEL – ADDRESS UNKNOWN – SEE HELPFUL READER COMMENTS ABOUT LOCATION – TINTED – 1910s   5 comments

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - AMERICAN MUSIC HALL - VAUDEVILLE - THREE-QUARTER VIEW STREET LEVEL - ADDRESS UNKNOWN - TINTED - 1910s

Posted June 23, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CHICAGO RIVER – EXCURSION STEAMER LEAVING FOR A LAKE TRIP – TUG BOAT – TINTED – 1910   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - CHICAGO RIVER - EXCURSION STEAMER LEAVING FOR A LAKE TRIP - TUG BOAT - TINTED - 1910

Posted June 23, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – COOK COUNTY HOSPITAL – EARLIER VICTORIAN CAMPUS OF BUILDINGS – ADDRESS UNKNOWN – AERIAL PANORAMA -TINTED – NICE VERSION – 1912   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - COOK COUNTY HOSPITAL - EARLIER VICTORIAN CAMPUS OF BUILDINGS - ADDRESS UNKNOWN - AERIAL PANORAMA -TINTED - 1912

Posted June 23, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – DOUGLAS PARK – 1401 S SACRAMENTO DRIVE – HAVLICEK MONUMENT – VERY NICE VERSION – TINTED – c1920   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - DOUGLAS PARK - 1401 S SACRAMENTO DRIVE - HAVLICEK MONUMENT - VERY NICE VERSION - TINTED - c1920

Posted June 23, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – GRAND BLVD FROM 35TH STREET – SLIGHTLY ELEVATED VIEW – CROWD OF CARRIAGES AND PEDESTRIANS AND A BICYCLE – NOTE STREET LIGHT – TINTED – c1910   1 comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - GRAND BLVD FROM 35TH STREET - SLIGHTLY ELEVATED VIEW - CROWD OF CARRIAGES AND PEDESTRIANS AND A BICYCLE - NOTE STREET LIGHT - TINTED - c1910

Posted June 23, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – GRANT PARK BUCKINGHAM FOUNTAIN – BUILDINGS ON RANDOLPH AND MICHIGAN IN BACKGROUND – CITY BEAUTIFUL SERIES – c1964   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - GRANT PARK BUCKINGHAM FOUNTAIN - BUILDINGS ON RANDOLPH AND MICHIGAN IN BACKGROUND - CITY BEAUTIFUL - c1964

Posted June 23, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – HOTEL ATLANTIC – CLARK NEAR JACKSON BLVD – LOBBY – 450 ROOMS – 300 WITH BATH – TWO DOLLARS A DAY AND UP – TINTED – MAYBE 1940s   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - HOTEL ATLANTIC - CLARK NEAR JACKSON BLVD - LOBBY - 450 ROOMS - 300 WITH BATH - TWO DOLLARS A DAY AND UP - TINTED - MAYBE1940s

Posted June 23, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – LINCOLN PARK – BOATHOUSE WITH MANY SMALL BOATS – PART OF I WILL SERIES – NICE VERSION – TINTED – 1910   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - LINCOLN PARK - BOATHOUSE WITH MANY SMALL BOATS - PART OF I WILL SERIES - NICE VERSION - TINTED - 1910

Posted June 23, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – MCKINLEY PARK – W 37TH AND S ROBEY AND W 39TH AT S WESTERN BLVD AND ARCHER AVE – CROWD OF BOYS PLAYING IN LARGE WADING POOL – TINTED – c1920   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - MCKINLEY PARK - W 37TH AND S ROBEY AND W 39TH AT S WESTERN BLVD AND ARCHER AVE - TINTED - c1920

Posted June 23, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – MICHIGAN BLVD – LOOKING N FROM 22ND STREET GROUND LEVEL – PARKED CAR AND YOUNG MAN ON LEFT – TINTED – 1910s   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - MICHIGAN BLVD - LOOKING N FROM 22ND STREET GROUND LEVEL - PARKED CAR AND YOUNG MAN ON LEFT - TINTED - 1910s

Posted June 23, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – MORRISON HOTEL – MADISON AND CLARK – TERRACE GARDEN RESTAURANT – WOMAN ICE SKATER WEARING BALLET-LIKE OUTFIT IN DANCE POSE – HOME OF THE WORLD’S GREATEST ICE SKATERS – OPENED 1925 RAZED 1965 – TINTED – 1920s   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - MORRISON HOTEL - MADISON AND CLARK - TERRACE GARDEN RESTAURANT - WOMAN ICE SKATER WEARING BALLET-LIKE OUTFIT IN POSE - HOME OF THE WORLD'S GREATEST ICE SKATERS - OPENED 1925 RAZED 1965 - TINTED - 1920s

Posted June 23, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – PEOPLES GAS BUILDING – 122 S MICHIGAN AT ADAMS – LOBBY INTERIOR – OPENED 1911 – TINTED – 1914   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - PEOPLES GAS BUILDING - 122 S MICHIGAN AT ADAMS - LOBBY INTERIOR - OPENED 1911 - TINTED - 1914

Posted June 23, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – PLAZA HOTEL – NORTH AVE AND N CLARK – LOBBY AND OFFICE INTERIOR – OVERLOOKING LINCOLN PARK AND LAKE MICHIGAN – 600 ROOMS WITH PRIVATE BATH – NEW FURNISHED ROOM WITH BATH $1.50 A DAY – TINTED – 1913   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - PLAZA HOTEL - NORTH AVE AND N CLARK - LOBBY AND OFFICE INTERIOR - OVERLOOKING LINCOLN PARK AND LAKE MICHIGAN - 600 ROOMS WITH PRIVATE BATH - NEW FURNISHED ROOM WITH BATH $1.50 A DAY - TINTED - 1913

Posted June 23, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – THE CHICAGO TEMPLE (SKYSCRAPER CHURCH) – FIRST METHODIST – CLARK AND WASHINGTON – CIVIC CENTER BEHIND BUILT WITH COR-TEN (WEATHERING) STEEL – 1970   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - THE CHICAGO TEMPLE - SKYSCRAPER CHURCH - FIRST METHODIST - CLARK AND WASHINGTON - CIVIC CENTER BEHIND BUILT OF CORTEN (WEATHERING) STEEL - 1970

Posted June 23, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – WILSON SCHOOL OF MUSIC – 6255 KIMBARK AVE – ALMA WILSON MCMAHILL – 1950   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - WILSON SCHOOL OF MUSIC - 6255 KIMBARK AVE - ALMA WILSON MCMAHILL - 1950

Posted June 23, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – LINCOLN PARK – BOAT LANDING – STEAMER FERRY LANDED – LINCOLN PARK BOAT LINE – HUGE CROWD ON SHORE – TINTED – REALLY NICE VERSION – 1915   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - LINCOLN PARK - BOAT LANDING - STEAMER FERRY LANDED - LINCOLN PARK BOAT LINE - HUGE CROWD ON SHORE - TINTED - REALLY NICE VERSION - 1915

Posted June 16, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – ARAGON BALLROOM – 1106 W LAWRENCE – INTERIOR – OPENED 1926 – MANY BIG BANDS PLAYED HERE – 20 000 SQUARE FEET OF THE FINEST DANCE FLOOR IN THE WORLD – THE CLOUDS ON THE CEILING WOULD MOVE ACROSS THE STARS – TINTED – 1940s   1 comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - ARAGON BALLROOM - 1106 W LAWRENCE - INTERIOR - OPENED 1926 - MANY BIG BANDS PLAYED HERE - 20 000 SQUARE FEET OF THE FINEST DANCE FLOOR IN THE WORLD - TINTED - 1940s

Posted June 16, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – AUDITORIUM HOTEL – S MICHIGAN AVE AND CONGRESS – A LOUIS SULLIVAN BUILDING – COMPLETED 1889 – LOBBY WITH OFFICE – NICE VERSION – TINTED – 1911   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - AUDITORIUM HOTEL - S MICHIGAN AVE AND CONGRESS - A LOUIS SULLIVAN BUILDING - COMPLETED 1889 - LOBBY WITH OFFICE - TINTED - 1911

Posted June 16, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – BREVOORT HOTEL – 120 W MADISON STREET E OF LA SALLE – OPENED 1906 AS SECOND LARGER HOTEL OF THAT NAME – PRIVATE DINING ROOM -TINTED – 1946   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - BREVOORT HOTEL - 120 W MADISON STREET E OF LA SALLE - OPENED 1906 AS SECOND LARGER HOTEL OF THAT NAME - PRIVATE DINING ROOM -TINTED - 1946

Posted June 16, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CENTURY OF PROGRESS WORLD’S FAIR – BELGIAN VILLAGE EXHIBIT – PEOPLE WALKING – TINTED – 1933   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - CENTURY OF PROGRESS WORLD'S FAIR - BELGIAN VILLAGE EXHIBIT - PEOPLE WALKING - TINTED - 1933

Posted June 16, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CHICAGO METHODIST TEMPLE – 77 W WASHINGTON – SKYSCRAPER CHURCH – OPENED 1924 – SANCTUARY INTERIOR – ORGAN HAS 6300 PIPES – NOONDAY ORGAN MEDITATIONS DAILY – CHURCH OPEN EVERY DAY FOR MEDITATION AND PRAYER – NICE VERSION   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - CHICAGO METHODIST TEMPLE - 77 W WASHINGTON - OPENED 1924 - SANCTUARY INTERIOR - ORGAN HAS 6300 PIPES - NOONDAY ORGAN MEDITATIONS DAILY - CHURCH OPEN EVERY DAY FOR MEDITATION AND PRAYER - NICE VERSION

Posted June 16, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – COLISEUM – 15TH AND WABASH – INTERIOR – ELECTRICAL SHOW – HUGE LIGHT DISPLAY ON TENTED CEILING – TINTED – 1911   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - COLISEUM - 15TH AND WABASH - INTERIOR - ELECTRICAL SHOW - TINTED - 1911

Posted June 16, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – COMMERCIAL AVE- SOUTH CHICAGO – LOOKING N – THE HEAVY TINTING MAKES IT LOOK A BIT LIKE A UTRILLO PAINTING – NOTE: SOUTH CHICAGO WAS AN AREA OF HEAVY INDUSTRY SUCH AS STEEL MILLS – 1908   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - COMMERCIAL AVE- SOUTH CHICAGO - LOOKING N - THE HEAVY TINTING MAKES IT LOOK A BIT LIKE A UTRILLO PAINTING - 1908

Posted June 16, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CONTINENTAL AND COMMERCIAL BANK BUILDING – ADAMS S LA SALLE QUINCY AND FIFTH AVE – THREE-QUARTERS SLIGHTLY ELEVATED GROUND VIEW – TINTED – 1916   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - CONTINENTAL AND COMMERCIAL BANK BUILDING - ADAMS S LA SALLE QUINCY AND FIFTH AVE - THREE-QUARTERS SLIGHTLY ELEVATED GROUND VIEW - TINTED - 1916

Posted June 16, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – DOWNTOWN AERIAL PANORAMA – LOOKING S W FROM N OF RIVER – ILLINOIS CENTRAL ON LEFT – CALLED CITY OF TOWERS – STYLIZED TINTED – 1951   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - DOWNTOWN AERIAL PANORAMA - LOOKING S W FROM N OF RIVER - ILLINOIS CENTRAL ON LEFT - CALLED CITY OF TOWERS - STYLIZED TINTED - 1951

Posted June 16, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – DREXEL BLVD SCENE – WOMAN WITH BABY IN CARRIAGE – SUN-DAPPLED WALKWAY – ULTIMATE IN URBAN GRACEFULNESS -TINTED – 1911   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - DREXEL BLVD SCENE - WOMAN WITH BABY IN CARRIAGE - SUN-DAPPLED WALKWAY - TINTED - 1911

Posted June 16, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – FERNAL MANUFACTURERS – 316 W 105TH PLACE – AD FOR FERNAL RED DRAGON ELECTRICAL HEATING FURNACES – 1945   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - FERNAL MANUFACTURERS - 316 W 105TH PLACE - AD FOR FERNAL RED DRAGON ELECTRICAL HEATING FURNACES - 1945

Posted June 16, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – FIRST SUBWAY – STATE STREET – TRAIN PLATFORM AND TRAIN – NOTE: CHICAGO NEVER DID BUILD MUCH SUBWAY – IT DEPENDED, STARTING IN THE EARLY 1890s, ON THE ELEVATED RAPID TRANSIT (THE “L”) – LATER IT WAS AN INNOVATOR IN BUILDING RAPID TRANSIT LINES DOWN THE CENTER MEDIANS OF EXPRESSWAYS – HOWEVER CHICAGO ALSO HAD A REMARKABLE PARALLEL SYSTEM OF REGIONAL COMMUTER RAILROADS WHICH IN PART ALSO SERVED THE CITY SINCE AT LEAST THE 1920s – MANY OF THESE WERE ELECTRIFIED FROM THE START AS THE ILLINOIS CENTRAL COMMUTER (THE “IC”) AND THE CHICAGO SOUTH SHORE AND SOUTH BEND COMMUTER (“THE SHORE LINE”) – THERE WERE SUCH COMMUTER RAILROADS FANNING OUT IN MANY DIRECTIONS (ROCK ISLAND LINE, NORTH SHORE LINE, NORTHWESTERN COMMUTER) – OF COURSE THEY WERE BASED ON THE HUGE TRACKAGE OF WHAT WAS THE WORLD’S GREATEST RAILROAD CITY FOR SOME TIME – TINTED – NICE VERSION – 1947   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - FIRST SUBWAY - STATE STREET - TRAIN PLATFORM AND TRAIN - TINTED - NICE VERSION - 1947

Posted June 16, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – HALSTED STREET LIFT BRIDGE – SOUTH BRANCH CHICAGO RIVER – IN RAISED POSITION – TINTED – 1910   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - HALSTED STREET LIFT BRIDGE - SOUTH BRANCH CHICAGO RIVER - IN RAISED POSITION - TINTED - 1910

Posted June 16, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – HENRICI’S RESTAURANT – 67-71 W RANDOLPH STREET – DINING ROOM INTERIOR – CHAIRS ARE DIFFERENT THAN LATER VERSIONS OF THE CARD – ROOM THE SAME EXCEPT CEILING STOPPED BEING PINK – TINTED – MAYBE 1930s   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - HENRICI'S RESTAURANT - 67-71 W RANDOLPH STREET - DINING ROOM INTERIOR - CHAIRS ARE DIFFERENT THAN LATER VERSIONS OF THE CARD - ROOM THE SAME EXCEPT CEILING STOPPED BEING PINK - TINTED - MAYBE 1930s

Posted June 16, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – HOTEL SHERMAN – N W CORNER W RANDOLPH AND N CLARK STREET – THE FOURTH OF FIVE SHERMAN HOUSE HOTELS – THREE-QUARTERS VIEW ELEVATED – TINTED – 1911 – 1925 WHEN REPLACED BY STILL ANOTHER AND LARGER HOTEL SHERMAN   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - HOTEL SHERMAN - N W CORNER W RANDOLPH AND N CLARK STREET - THE FOURTH OF FIVE SHERMAN HOUSE HOTELS - THREE-QUARTERS VIEW ELEVATED - TINTED - 1911 - 1925 WHEN REPLACED STILL ANOTHER HOTEL SHERMAN

Posted June 16, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – ILLINOIS CENTRAL DEPOT – MICHIGAN AVE AT 12TH STREET – S END OF GRANT PARK – AERIAL PANORAMA – TINTED – 1913   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - ILLINOIS CENTRAL DEPOT - MICHIGAN AVE AT 12TH STREET - S END OF GRANT PARK - AERIAL PANORAMA - TINTED - 1913

Posted June 16, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – JACKSON PARK – LAKE SHORE DRIVE – LOOKING S GROUND LEVEL PEDESTRIANS SEATED ON BENCHES TOWARDS LAKE – SOME CARS – GERMAN BUILDING FROM 1893 WORLD’S FAIR IN BACKGROUND – TINTED – 1910s   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - JACKSON PARK - LAKE SHORE DRIVE - LOOKING S GROUND LEVEL PEDESTRIANS SEATED ON BENCHES TOWARDS LAKE - SOME CARS - GERMAN BUILDING FROM WORLD'S FAIR IN BACKGROUND - TINTED - 1910s

Posted June 16, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – JACKSON PARK – SCENE FROM BOAT HOUSE – PEOPLE WAITING ON PIER – SMALL PLEASURE BOAT WITH AWNING – TINTED – 1925   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - JACKSON PARK - SCENE FROM BOAT HOUSE - PEOPLE WAITING ON PIER - SMALL PLEASURE BOAT WITH AWNING - TINTED - 1925

Posted June 16, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – JOHN G SHEDD AQUARIUM – 1200 S LAKESHORE DRIVE – TINTED – OPENED 1930   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - JOHN G SHEDD AQUARIUM - 1200 S LAKESHORE DRIVE - TINTED - OPENED 1930

Posted June 16, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – LA SALLE HOTEL – N W CORNER LA SALLE AND MADISON – PRESIDENTIAL SUITE PARLOR INTERIOR – TINTED – NICE VERSION – OPENED 1909   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - LA SALLE HOTEL - N W CORNER LA SALLE AND MADISON - PRESIDENTIAL SUITE PARLOR INTERIOR - TINTED - NICE VERSION - OPENED 1909

Posted June 16, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – LA SALLE STREET – 31ST TRIENNIAL CONCLAVE – KNIGHTS TEMPLAR – TEMPORARY ARCH OVER STREET – IT WAS A BIG AFFAIR WITH A HUGE PARADE – THERE WERE ALSO TEMPORARY STRUCTURES AND DECORATIONS ON STATE STREET AND ON MICHIGAN AVE (NOTE: THERE ARE OTHER CARDS ON THE SITE ABOUT IT) – NICE VERSION – 1910   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - LA SALLE STREET - 31ST TRIENNIAL CONCLAVE - KNIGHTS TEMPLAR - TEMPORARY ARCH OVER STREET - 1910

Posted June 16, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – LINCOLN PARK – LINCOLN MONUMENT BY AUGUSTUS SAINT-GAUDENS – TINTED – c1920   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - LINCOLN PARK - LINCOLN MONUMENT BY AUGUSTUS SAINT-GAUDENS - TINTED - c1920

Posted June 16, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – LINCOLN PARK ZOO – ELEPHANT BATHING IN POOL – CROWD BEHIND – TINTED – NICE VERSION – c1910   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - LINCOLN PARK ZOO - ELEPHANT BATHING IN POOL - CROWD BEHIND - TINTED - NICE VERSION - c1910

Posted June 16, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CHICAGO ZOOLOGICAL PARK AT BROOKFIELD – THE ELEPHANTS – LARGEST COLLECTION OF LARGE LAND ANIMALS IN THE WORLD – TINTED – 1940s   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - CHICAGO ZOOLOGICAL PARK AT BROOKFIELD - THE ELEPHANTS - LARGEST COLLECTION OF LARGE LAND ANIMALS IN THE WORLD - TINTED - 1940s

Posted June 16, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE – DINING ROOM – PACKED WITH PEOPLE – WOMEN AS WELL AS MEN – NICE VERSION – TINTED – MAYBE 1920s   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE - DINING ROOM - PACKED WITH PEOPLE - WOMEN AS WELL AS MEN - NICE VERSION - TINTED - MAYBE 1920s

Posted June 16, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – MORRISON HOTEL – MADISON AND CLARK – A DELUXE BEDROOM – HOTEL OF PERFECT SERVICE – 1944 OUTSIDE ROOMS WITH BATH – 3400 ROOMS WHEN COMPLETED – $2.50 PER NIGHT AND UP – TINTED – OPENED 1925 – RAZED 1965   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - MORRISON HOTEL - MADISON AND CLARK - A DELUXE BEDROOM - HOTEL OF PERFECT SERVICE - 1944 OUTSIDE ROOMS WITH BATH - 3400 ROOMS WHEN COMPLETED - $2.50 PER NIGHT AND UP - TINTED - OPENED 1925 - RAZED 1965

Posted June 16, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY – THEN TEMPORARILY FIELD MUSEUM UNTIL NEW BUILDING BUILT – HAD BEEN ART GALLERY FOR 1893 WORLD’S FAIR – SOUTH FACE BY LAGOON – BOATERS – DRAMATIC DARK TINT – c1910   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY - THEN TEMPORARILY FIELD MUSEUM - S FACE BY LAGOON - BOATERS - DRAMATIC DARK TINT - c1910

Posted June 16, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY – THEN TEMPORARILY FIELD MUSEUM – HAD BEEN ART GALLERY FOR THE 1893 WORLD’S FAIR – SOUTH-FACING SIDE ON LAGOON – JACKSON PARK WITH 540 ACRES – TINTED – 1910   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY - THEN TEMPORARILY FIELD MUSEUM - SOUTH-FACING SIDE ON LAGOON - JACKSON PARK - TINTED - 1910

Posted June 16, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – NORTHWESTERN PASSENGER STATION – MADISON STREET ON W SIDE OF RIVER – CITY’S LARGEST AND FINEST WHEN OPENED – NICE VERSION – TINTED – 1915   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - NORTHWESTERN PASSENGER STATION - MADISON STREET ON W SIDE OF RIVER - CITY'S LARGEST AND FINEST WHEN OPENED - TINTED - 1915

Posted June 16, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – OAK STREET BEACH – LOOKING W GROUND LEVEL TOWARDS GOLD COAST SKYLINE – 1960s   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - OAK STREET BEACH - LOOKING W GROUND LEVEL TOWARDS GOLD COAST SKYLINE - 1960s

Posted June 16, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – STATE STREET – LOOKING N GROUND LEVEL FROM ADAMS – MOUNTED POLICEMAN IN FOREGROUND – BIG CROWDS WALKING – TINTED – c1920   1 comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - STATE STREET - LOOKING N GROUND LEVEL FROM ADAMS - MOUNTED POLICEMAN IN FOREGROUND - BIG CROWDS WALKING - TINTED - c1920

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – UNION STOCK YARDS – CATTLE STALLS – COWBOYS ON HORSEBACK – TINTED – 1916   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - UNION STOCK YARDS - CATTLE STALLS - COWBOYS ON HORSEBACK - TINTED - 1916

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – UNION STOCK YARDS – AERIAL PANORAMA – OVER STALLS TOWARDS PROCESSING PLANTS – YARDS EXTENDED FROM 39TH STREET TO 43RD AND WEST FROM HALSTED COVERING 400 ACRES – TINTED – c 1950   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - UNION STOCK YARDS - AERIAL PANORAMA - OVER STALLS TOWARDS PROCESSING PLANTS - YARDS EXTENDED FROM 39TH STREETTO 43RD AND WEST FROM HALSTED COVERING 400 ACRES - TINTED - c 1950

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – UNION STOCK YARDS – HISTORIC STONE GATE – CARS JUST INSIDE – SOME PEDESTRIANS – TINTED – 1925   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - UNION STOCK YARDS - HISTORIC STONE GATE - CARS JUST INSIDE - SOME PEDESTRIANS - TINTED - 1925

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – UNION STOCK YARDS – ENTRANCE GATE – HERD OF SHEEP – A NUMBER OF HERDERS – TINTED – c1920   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - UNION STOCK YARDS - ENTRANCE GATE - HERD OF SHEEP - A NUMBER OF HERDERS - TINTED - c1920

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – UNION STOCK YARDS – ENTRANCE GATE – WITH WHIMSICAL DRAWING OF CATTLE HEAD – 1908   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - UNION STOCK YARDS - ENTRANCE GATE - WITH DRAWING A CATTLE HEAD - 1908

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – UNION STOCK YARDS – 4-H HITCH – 8 HORSE WAGON TEAM – CROWD IN WAGON WITH FLAGS – IN FRONT OF STOCK YARD INN (WHICH HAD QUITE A FINE RESTAURANT) – TINTED – 1930   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - UNION STOCK YARDS - 4-H HITCH - 8 HORSE WAGON TEAM - CROWD IN WAGON WITH FLAGS - IN FRONT OF STOCK YARD INN - TINTED - 1930

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – UNION STOCK YARDS – SIX HORSE TEAM – COURTYARD STOCK YARD INN (WHICH HAD QUITE A FINE RESTAURANT) – TINTED – 1932   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - UNION STOCK YARDS - SIX HORSE TEAM - COURTYARD STOCK YARD INN - TINTED - 1932

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – GARFIELD PARK – ENTRANCE WITH CAPTURED SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR GUNS – MAN WOMAN AND BABY – NICE VERSION – TINTED – 1909   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - GARFIELD PARK - ENTRANCE WITH CAPTURED SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR GUNS - MAN WOMAN AND BABY - TINTED - 1909

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – UNION PARK – 1501 W RANDOLPH – TWO CARS ON STREET – WOMAN AND GIRL WALKING – SOMEONE APPEARS TO BE SLEEPING ON A BLANKET IN THE GRASS NEAR THE WALKERS – MY MOTHER TOLD ME A LONG TIME AGO THAT WHEN SHE FIRST CAME TO CHICAGO FROM INDIANA AS A YOUNG WOMAN ON HOT NIGHTS MANY PEOPLE WOULD SLEEP IN THE PARKS OR ON FIRE ESCAPES – OF COURSE NO ONE WOULD THINK OF DOING THAT NOW – TINTED – 1914   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - UNION PARK - 1501 W RANDOLPH - TWO CARS ON STREET - WOMAN AND GIRL WALKING - SOMEONE LYING ON GRASS NEAR WALKERS - TINTED - 1914

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – WASHINGTON BLVD – GROUND LEVEL VIEW – STREET OF BIG HOMES – CONTINUATION OF WASHINGTON STREET – THROUGH UNION AND GARFIELD PARKS – TINTED – 1900s   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - WASHINGTON BLVD - GROUND LEVEL VIEW - STREET OF BIG HOMES - CONTINUATION OF WASHINGTON STREET - THROUGH UNION AND GARFIELD PARKS - TINTED - 1900s

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – WASHINGTON PARK – BETWEEN COTTAGE GROVE AND GRAND BLVD FROM 51ST STREET TO 63RD – BOAT HOUSE – PANORAMA FROM ACROSS LAGOON – 371 ACRES – TINTED – 1910   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - WASHINGTON PARK - BETWEEN COTTAGE GROVE AND GRAND BLVD FROM 51ST STREET TO 63RD - BOAT HOUSE - PANORAMA FROM ACROSS LAGOON - 371 ACRES - TINTED - 1910

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – WEST SIDE PROFESSIONAL BUILDING YMCA – 1804 W CONGRESS STREET – THREE-QUARTER SLIGHTLY ELEVATED VIEW – TINTED – 1933   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - WEST SIDE PROFESSIONAL BUILDING YMCA - 1804 W CONGRESS STREET - THREE-QUARTER SLIGHTLY ELEVATED VIEW - TINTED - 1933

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – YMCA LINCOLN BELMONT DEPARTMENT – 3333 N MARSHFIELD AVE – CARS PARKED IN FRONT – AERIAL PANORAMA – TINTED – c1940   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - YMCA LINCOLN BELMONT DEPARTMENT - 3333 N MARSHFIELD AVE - CARS PARKED IN FRONT - AERIAL PANORAMA - TINTED - c1940

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – SAINT PAUL’S CATHOLIC CHURCH – 2127 W 22ND STREET – DRAMATIC GROUND-LEVEL VIEW – 1930   Leave a comment

PHOTO - CHICAGO - SAINT PAUL'S CATHOLIC CHURCH - 2127 W 22ND STREET - DRAMATIC GROUND-LEVEL VIEW - 1930

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MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – MONROE THEATRE – MONROE AT DEARBORN – 57 W MONROE – IN THE OLD INTER-OCEAN NEWSPAPER BUILDING – ALSO THE CLARK THEATRE – LIKELY THEY WERE OWNED BY THE SAME COMPANY – I REMEMBER GOING TO THE CLARK IN THE 1960s WHEN IT WAS A REVIEW CINEMA FOR OLD FILMS – NOTE THAT BOTH HERE RUN SHOWS FROM FAIRLY EARLY MORNING TO EVENING   Leave a comment

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TOKEN – CHICAGO – RIVERVIEW AMUSEMENT PARK – BELMONT AVE AND WESTERN AVE – ONE FREE TRIAL   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – RANDOLPH STREET – EARLY EVENING – IN ITS HEYDAY – LOOKING W FROM STATE GROUND LEVEL – 1956 – EDITED FROM A MICHAEL GORTH IMAGE   Leave a comment

PHOTO - CHICAGO - RANDOLPH STREET - EARLY EVENING - LOOKING W FROM STATE GROUND LEVEL -1956 - EDITED FROM A MICHAEL GORTH IMAGE

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – STATE STREET – ELEVATED PERSPECTIVE LOOKING NW FROM MONROE – CROWDS – DOUBLE-DECKER BUS – TINTED – NICE VERSION – c1920   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - STATE STREET - ELEVATED PERSPECTIVE LOOKING NW FROM MONROE - CROWDS - DOUBLE-DECKER BUS - TINTED - c1920 -

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – BLACKSTONE HOTEL – THE MAYFAIR ROOM – A HEDRICH BLESSING PHOTO – 1952   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - BLACKSTONE HOTEL - THE MAYFAIR ROOM - A HEDRICH BLESSING PHOTO - 1952

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CONGRESS HOTEL – POMPEIAN GRILL ROOM RESTAURANT – DINING ROOM INTERIOR – TINTED – c1910   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - CONGRESS HOTEL - POMPEIAN GRILL ROOM RESTAURANT - DINING ROOM INTERIOR - TINTED - c1910

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – GASTIS RESTAURANT – 3259-61 N CLARK – BUFFET TABLE – TINTED – NICE VERSION – 1946   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - GASTIS RESTAURANT - 3259-61 N CLARK - BUFFET TABLE - TINTED - 1946

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – MARSHALL FIELD’S DEPARTMENT STORE – GRILL ROOM RESTAURANT – A REALLY BEAUTIFUL DINING ROOM OF ITS TYPE – VERY NICE VERSION – TINTED – 1910   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - MARSHALL FIELD DEPARTMENT STORE - GRILL ROOM RESTAURANT - TINTED- 1910

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – WILSON AND COMPANY (CHICAGO MEAT PACKING COMPANY) TERRACE AND ROOF GARDEN RESTAURANTS JUST FOR THE WORLD’S FAIR – OVERLOOKING THE MIDWAY AND THE LAKE – BIG CROWD EATING AT TABLES OUTSIDE WITH PARASOLS – CENTURY OF PROGRESS WORLD’S FAIR (CHICAGO’S SECOND WORLD’S FAIR – OTHER ONE WAS IN 1893) – TINTED – VERY NICE VERSION – 1933   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - WILSON AND COMPANY TERRACE AND ROOF GARDEN RESTAURANTS - OVERLOOKING MIDWAY AND LAKE - CENTURY OF PROGRESS WORLD'S FAIR - TINTED - 1933

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – THE SURF TEA ROOM – SURF STREET AND PINE GROVE AVE – DINING ROOM INTERIOR WITH WINDOWS ON THE STREET – CHARMING ROOM – AT LEAST THROUGH THE 1950s “TEA ROOM” WAS A FAIRLY COMMON NAME FOR A KIND OF RESTAURANT – IT MIGHT HAVE BEEN SWEDISH INFLUENCE SINCE THERE WERE A NUMBER OF SWEDISH RESTAURANTS WITH THAT TERM IN THEIR NAMES – “TRULY AN UNUSUAL TEA ROOM” – TINTED – 1932   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – THE BOSTON STORE DEPARTMENT STORE – STATE AND MADISON OVER TO DEARBORN – GRILL ROOM – ADJOINING RESTAURANT – CHEERFUL DINING ROOM WITH CHECK TABLECLOTHS – CHARMINGLY GERMANIC-LOOKING – TINTED – MAYBE 1920s   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - THE BOSTON STORE DEPARTMENT STORE - STATE AND MADISON OVER TO DEARBORN - GRILL ROOM - ADJOINING RESTAURANT - CHEERFUL DINING ROOM WITH CHECK TABLECLOTHS - GERMANIC LOOKING - TINTED - MAYBE 1920s

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – MORRISON HOTEL – TERRACE GARDEN WONDER RESTAURANT – MADISON AND CLARK – LARGE CROWD ON DANCE FLOOR – IN THE 1920s DANCING AT RESTAURANTS WITH A LIVE ORCHESTRA WAS VERY COMMON – TINTED – REALLY NICE VERSION – OPENED 1925 – RAZED 1965   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - MORRISON HOTEL - TERRACE GARDEN WONDER RESTAURANT - MADISON AND CLARK - LARGE CROWD ON DANCE FLOOR - TINTED - REALLY NICE VERSION - OPENED 1925 - RAZED 1965

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – MORRISON HOTEL – TERRACE GARDEN WONDER RESTAURANT – MADISON AND CLARK – ICE SKATING CARNIVAL – PERFORMERS AT FRONT IN COSTUME – NICE VERSION – TINTED – OPENED 1925 – RAZED 1965   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - MORRISON HOTEL - TERRACE GARDEN WONDER RESTAURANT - MADISON AND CLARK - ICE SKATING CARNIVAL - PERFORMERS AT FRONT IN COSTUME - NICE VERSION - TINTED - OPENED 1925 - RAZED 1965

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – RED STAR INN RESTAURANT – 1528 N CLARK – INTERIOR DINING ROOM AND SMALL INSET OF STREET VIEW – AGAIN THE GERMAN INFLUENCE – TINTED – NICE VERSION – 1940s   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - RED STAR INN RESTAURANT - 1528 N CLARK - INTERIOR DINING ROOM AND SMALL INSET OF STREET VIEW - TINTED - NICE VERSION -1940s

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – HO SAI GAI RESTAURANT – MING ROOM – SECOND FLOOR 85 W RANDOLPH – A RATHER SPECTACULAR INTERIOR – TINTED – NICE VERSION – c1950   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - HO SAI GAI RESTAURANT - MING ROOM - SECOND FLOOR 85 W RANDOLPH - A RATHER SPECTACULAR INTERIOR - TINTED - c1950

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – GUEY SAM CHINESE RESTAURANT – 2205 WENTWORTH AVE – DINING ROOM INTERIOR – SINCE 1901 – “HEART OF CHINATOWN” – QUITE AN ELEGANT PLACE – 1931   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - GUEY SAM CHINESE RESTAURANT - 2205 WENTWORTH AVE - DINING ROOM INTERIOR - SINCE 1901 - HEART OF CHINATOWN - QUITE AN ELEGANT PLACE - 1931

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – KING JOY LO RESTAURANT – 57 W RANDOLPH – NOTE ADDRESS HAS CHANGED FROM CARD BELOW – LOOKS LIKE THE SAME PLACE – LIKELY THE CITY RENUMBERED STREETS BETWEEN THE DATES OF THE TWO CARDS – DINING ROOM INTERIOR – TINTED – VERY NICE VERSION – c1910   2 comments

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - KING JOY LO RESTAURANT - 57 W RANDOLPH - NOTE ADDRESS HAS CHANGED - DINING ROOM INTERIOR - TINTED - VERY NICE VERSION - c1910

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – KING JOY LO RESTAURANT – 100-102 RANDOLPH – OPPOSITE GARRICK THEATRE – DINING ROOM CROWD FOR NEW YEARS EVE CELEBRATION – NICE VERSION – 1906   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - KING JOY LO RESTAURANT - 100-102 RANDOLPH - OPPOSITE GARRICK THEATRE - DINING ROOM CROWD FOR NEW YEARS EVE CELEBRATION - NICE VERSION - 1906

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – LAUER SISTERS’ RESTAURANT – 63RD AND NORMAL BLVD – INTERIOR OF “MODERNE ROOM” – 1944   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - LAUER SISTERS' RESTAURANT- 63RD AND NORMAL BLVD - INTERIOR OF MODERNE ROOM - MID-1940s

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – THE PIT RESTAURANT – 1139 N DEARBORN – CHARCOAL BROILED STEAKS AND BARBECUED RIBS – STREET VIEW ARTWORK – NICE VERSION – 1960   1 comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - THE PIT RESTAURANT - 1139 N DEARBORN - CHARCOAL BROILED STAEKS AND BARBECUED RIBS - STREET VIEW ARTWORK - NICE VERSION - 1960

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – THE PICKLE BARREL RESTAURANT – 1423 N WELLS – OLD TOWN – INTERIOR DINING ROOM – WHEN IT WAS NOT A CHAIN OPERATION – 1971   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - THE PICKLE BARREL RESTAURANT - 1423 N WELLS - OLD TOWN - INTERIOR DINING ROOM - WHEN IT WAS NOT A CHAIN - 1971

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – THE TOM JONES RESTAURANT – 1755-177 JACKSON BLVD – 118-120 QUINCY STREET – EMBOSSED PROFILE PHOTO OF A SINGER NAMED LAURIE – PRE-1910   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - THE TOM JONES RESTAURANT - 1755-177 JACKSON BLVD - 118-120 QUINCY STREET - EMBOSSED PROFILE PHOTO OF A SINGER NAMED LAURIE - PRE-1910

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – IRELAND’S OYSTER HOUSE RESTAURANT – 632-634-636-638 N CLARK – FOUR INTERIORS – THE GRILL – LOBSTER GROTTO – BANQUET ROOM – MARINE DINING ROOM – PROPRIETOR’S IMAGE – TINTED – c1930   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - IRELAND'S OYSTER HOUSE RESTAURANT - 632-634-636-638 N CLARK - 4 INTERIORS - THE GRILL - LOBSTER GROTTO - BANQUET ROOM - MARINE DINING ROOM - TINTED - c1930

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – HEIDELBERGER FASS RESTAURANT – THREE IMAGES – STREET CORNER EXTERIOR – TWO INTERIOR DINING ROOMS – “HOSTS KURT AND MARGARET SCHEBESTA” – REALLY NICE VERSION – c1960   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - HEDELBERGER FASS RESTAURANT - 3 IMAGES - STREET CORNER EXTERIOR -TWO INTERIOR DINING ROOMS - HOSTS KURT AND MARGARET SCHEBESTA - c1960

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CONGRESS HOTEL AND ANNEX – DINING ROOM INTERIOR WITH GIANT CANDELABRA – TINTED – 1911   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - CONGRESS HOTEL AND ANNEX - DINING ROOM INTERIOR WITH GIANT CANDLELABRA - TINTED - 1911

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CLOUD ROOM RESTAURANT – MARSHALL FIELD AND COMPANY (THE DEPARTMENT STORE) HAD A GOOD REPUTATION FOR FOOD SERVICE – MUNICIPAL AIRPORT – DINING ROOM INTERIOR – PLANES VIEWED THROUGH THE WINDOWS – REALLY NICE VERSION – 1950s   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - CLOUD ROOM RESTAURANT - MARSHALL FIELD AND COMPANY - MUNICIPAL AIRPORT - DINING ROOM INTERIOR - PLANES THROUGH WINDOW - 1950s

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MAP – CHICAGO – CENTRAL CITY STREETS PARKS AND ATTRACTIONS – NICELY COLORED FOR GRAPHIC IMPACT – NICE VERSION – 1946   Leave a comment

MAP - CHICAGO - CENTRAL CITY STREETS PARKS AND ATTRACTIONS - NICELY COLORED FOR GRAPHIC IMPACT - 1946

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AD – CHICAGO – MARSHALL FIELD’S DEPARTMENT STORE – KNITWEAR FOR YOUNG CHILDREN – APPEALING TO GRANDMOTHERS FOR GIFT-GIVING – NOTE THE OLD PAIR OF HANDS HELPING THE YOUNG GIRL DO MAKE A STRONG SENTIMENTAL IMAGE – SENTIMENTALITY, DESPITE THE STUFF ABOUT “HOG BUTCHER TO THE WORLD” AND POLITICAL CORRUPTION AND “THE OUTFIT,” FEATURED STRONGLY IN CHICAGO’S IDENTITY – 1968   Leave a comment

AD - CHICAGO - MARSHALL FIELD'S - KNITWEAR FOR YOUNG CHILDREN - APPEALING TO GRANDMOTHERS - 1968

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – THE DRAKE HOTEL AND SURROUNDINGS – ON THE BOULEVARD LINK – LAKE SHORE DRIVE AND UPPER MICHIGAN AVE – OAK STREET BEACH WOULD BE IN BOTTOM FOREGROUND – PALMOLIVE BUILDING RIGHT BACKGROUND – AERIAL LOOKING SE – THIS VIEW HAS LONG BEEN ONE OF THE CITY’S MOST STRIKING – REALLY NICE VERSION – TINTED – 1944   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - THE DRAKE HOTEL AND SURROUNDINGS - ON THE BOULEVARD LINK - LAKE SHORE DRIVE AND UPPER MICHIGAN AVE - AERIAL LOOKING SE - REALLY NICE VERSION - TINTED - 1944

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – THE CONRAD HILTON HOTEL (FORMER STEVENS HOTEL) – MICHIGAN BLVD – IMAGE FROM BALBO DRIVE BRIDGE OVER TRACKS – CITY BEAUTIFUL SERIES – OPENED AS STEVENS HOTEL 1927 WITH 3000 ROOMS AND 18-HOLE MINIATURE GOLF COURSE ON ROOF AND 5 LANE BOWLING ALLEY AND 1200-SEAT MOVIE THEATER AND LENDING LIBRARY AND CANDY FACTORY PLUS VARIOUS SHOPS – AT TIME OF THIS PHOTO THERE IS A HELICOPTER PAD ON TOP LEFT – c1964   2 comments

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - THE CONRAD HILTON HOTEL (FORMER STEVENS HOTEL) - MICHIGAN BLVD - IMAGE FROM BALBO DRIVE BRIDGE OVER TRACKS - CITY BEAUTIFUL SERIES - OPENED AS STEVENS HOTEL 1927 WITH 3000 ROOMS - c1964

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – THE METROPOLE HOTEL – S MICHIGAN AVE AND 23RD STREET – BUILT 1891 – RAZED 1975 – IN 1925 AL CAPONE USED IT AS A HEADQUARTERS – TINTED – 1906   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - THE METROPOLE HOTEL - S MICHIGAN AVE AND 23RD STREET - BUILT 1891 - RAZED 1975 - IN 1925 AL CAPONE USED IT AS A HEADQUARTERS - TINTED - 1906

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – THE SEVILLE APARTMENTS – 4144 SHERIDAN ROAD – 1 AND 2 AND 3 ROOM KITCHENETTE APARTMENTS – MAID SERVICE AND TELEPHONE – RENTS 80 TO 225 PER MONTH – TINTED – 1920s   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - THE SEVELLE APARTMENTS - 4144 SHERIDAN ROAD - 1 AND 2 AND 3 ROOM KITCHENETTE APARTMENTS - MAID SERVICE AND TELEPHONE - RENTS 80 TO 225 PER MONTH - TINTED - 1920s

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – THE BRYN MAWR APARTMENT HOTEL – 5550 N KENMORE AVE – ALL UNITS HAVE FULLY EQUIPPED KITCHENS – TRANSIENT RATES START AT FOUR DOLLARS A DAY – ONE BLOCK FROM LAKE – MAP – TINTED   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - THE BRYN MAWR APARTMENT HOTEL - 5550 N KENMORE AVE - ALL UNITSHAVE FULY EQUIPPED KITCHENS - TRANSIENT RATES START AT FOUR DOLLARS A DAY - ONE BLOCK FROM LAKE - MAP - TINTED

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – NORWOOD HOTEL – NORMAL BLVD AT 64TH STREET – 200 ROOMS – KITCHENETTE APARTMENTS – ENGLEWOOD ELEVATED STATION AT 63RD – c1920   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - NORWOOD HOTEL - NORMAL BLVD AT 64TH STREET - 200 ROOMS - KICHENETTE APARTMENTS - ENGLEWOOD ELEVATED STATION AT 63RD - c1920

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – MORRISON HOTEL – MADISON AND CLARK – THREE-QUARTERS VIEW ON GROUND – TOWER ADDED – COMPARE TO NEXT CARD – TINTED – c1950   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - MORRISON HOTEL - MADISON AND CLARK - THREE-QUARTERS VIEW ON GROUND - TOWER ADDED - TINTED - c1950

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – MORRISON HOTEL – MADISON AND CLARK – THREE-QUARTERS STREET VIEW – HOME OF THE TERRACE GARDEN WONDER RESTAURANT – OPENED 1925   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - MORRISON HOTEL - MADISON AND CLARK - THREE-QUARTERS STREET VIEW - HOME OF THE TERRACE GARDEN WONDER RESTAURANT- OPENED 1925

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – MORRISON HOTEL – LOBBY AND MEZZANINE – MADISON AND CLARK – TINTED – OPENED 1925   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - MORRISON HOTEL - LOBBY AND MEZZANINE - MADISON AND CLARK - TINTED - OPENED 1925

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – THE BLACKSTONE HOTEL – 636 S MICHIGAN AT BALBO – ROOM INTERIOR PARLOR AND BED CHAMBER – NOTE THE WAY THE LAMP IN MIDDLE OF TABLE IS CONNECTED TO ELECTRICITY – TINTED – c1910   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - THE BLACKSTONE HOTEL - 636 S MICHIGAN AT BALBO - ROOM INTERIOR PARLOR AND BED CHAMBER - TINTED - c1910

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – THE ST NICHOLAS HOTEL – 404 S ASHLAND BLVD – INTERIOR – “BRIGHT CLEAN COMFORTABLE” – “CONGENIAL REFINEMENT AT VERY MODERATE PRICES” – TINTED – REALLY NICE VERSION   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - THE ST NICHOLAS HOTEL -404 S ASHLAND BLVD - BRIGHT CLEAN COMFORTABLE - CONGENIAL REFINEMENT AT VERY MODERATE PRICES - TINTED

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – MICHIGAN AVE SKYLINE – LOOKING SW – AERIAL LIKELY FROM RANDOLPH – MORNING LIGHT ON BUILDINGS – c1960   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - MICHIGAN AVE SKYLINE - LOOKING SW - AERIAL LIKELY FROM RANDOLPH - MORNING LIGHT ON BUILDINGS - c1960

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – WABASH AVE – LOOKING N FROM MONROE GROUND LEVEL – PEDESTRIANS – ELEVATED WITH RAPID TRANSIT TRAIN – TINTED – 1907   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - WABASH AVE - LOOKING N FROM MONROE GROUND LEVEL - PEDESTRIANS - ELEVATED WITH RAPID TRANSIT TRAIN - TINTED - 1907

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – WABASH AVE – AERIAL PANORAMA – LOOKING N FROM VAN BUREN – TINTED – 1905   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - WABASH AVE - AERIAL PANORAMA - LOOKING N FROM VAN BUREN - TINTED - 1905

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – WABASH AVE – SHOWING ELEVATED RAPID TRANSIT TRAIN STRUCTURE – LOOKING N – TINTED – NICE VERSION – c1920   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - WABASH AVE - SHOWING ELEVATED RAPID TRANSIT TRAIN STRUCTURE - LOOKING N - TINTED - NICE VERSION - c1920

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – MORRISON HOTEL – CAMEO BALLROOM – TABLES FILLED WITH PEOPLE – TINTED – 1926   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - MORRISON HOTEL - CAMEO BALLROOM - TABLES FILLED WITH PEOPLE -TINTED - 1926

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – DE JONGHE HOTEL AND RESTAURANT – 43-45 E MONROE – 3 IMAGES – ENTRANCE – MAIN DINING ROOM – STREET FRONT – TINTED – EARLY 1900s   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - DE JONGHE HOTEL AND RESTAURANT - 43-45 E MONROE - 3 IMAGES - ENTRANCE - MAIN DINING ROOM - STREET FRONT - TINTED - EARLY 1900s

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – PARK ROW RESTAURANT – CONRAD HILTON HOTEL – HILTON BOUGHT THE STEVENS IN 1945   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - PARK ROW RESTAURANT - CONRAD HILTON HOTEL - HILTON BOUGHT THE STEVENS IN 1945

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – PEARSON HOTEL – 190 E PEARSON – THE ENGLISH ROOM – TINTED – REALLY NICE VERSION – DATE UNCERTAIN   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - PEARSON HOTEL - 190 E PEARSON - THE ENGLISH ROOM

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – THE CONGRESS HOTEL – 520 S MICHIGAN – OVERLOOKING GRANT PARK – THE GERMAN ROOM RESTAURANT – DINING ROOM INTERIOR – TINTED – c1910   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - THE CONGRESS HOTEL - 520 S MICHIGAN - OVERLOOKING GRANT PARK - THE GERMAN ROOM RESTAURANT - DINING ROOM INTERIOR - TINTED - c1910

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – THE NEW HORIZON RESTAURANT – INTERIOR DINING ROOM AND BAR – IN THE HOTEL CONTINENTAL – 505 N MICHIGAN AVE – TINTED – NICE VERSION – 1950s   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - THE NEW HORIZON RESTAURANT - INTERIOR DINING ROOM AND BAR - IN THE HOTEL CONTINENTAL - 505 N MICHIGAN AVE - TINTED - 1950s

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – YMCA HOTEL – 826 S WABASH – ORIOLE ROOM CAFETERIA – ROOM RATES FROM ONE DOLLAR TO TWO DOLLARS A DAY – THREE FLOORS RESERVED FOR WOMEN AND FAMILIES   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - YMCA HOTEL - 826 S WABASH - ORIOLE ROOM CAFETERIA - ROOM RATES FROM ONE DOLLAR TO TWO DOLLARS A DAY - THREEFOORS RESERVED FORWOMEN AND FAMILIES

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – UPTOWN VILLAGE RESTAURANT – 4818-22 BROADWAY – ONE DOOR N OF UPTOWN THEATER – AMERICAN AND CHINESE – 4 IMAGES – DINING ROOM AND KITCHEN – FLORAL FRAME- c1930   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - UPTOWN VILLAGE RESTAURANT - 4818-22 BROADWAY - ONE DOOR N OF UPTOWN THEATER - AMERICAN AND CHINESE - 4 IMAGES - DINING ROOM AND KITCHEN - FLORAL FRAME- c1930

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – KING YEN LO CO CHINESE RESTAURANT – CLARK AND VAN BUREN – DINING ROOM INTERIOR – A FEW PEOPLE AT TABLES – NICE VERSION – EARLY 1900s   2 comments

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - KING YEN LO CO CHINESE RESTAURANT - CLARK AND VAN BUREN - DINING ROOM INTERIOR - A FEW PEOPLE AT TABLES - NICE VERSION - EARLY 1900s

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – LIBBY MCNEIL AND LIBBY – CANNING DEPARTMENT – GROUP OF WOMEN WORKERS – 1918   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – LIBBY MCNEIL AND LIBBY PLANT – EMPLOYEES’ WELFARE RESTAURANT – MANY WORKERS AT TABLES – TINTED – VERY NICE VERSION – c1920   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - LIBBY MCNEIL AND LIBBY PLANT - EMPLOYEES' WELFARE RESTAURANT - MANY WORKERS AT TABLES - TINTED - c1920

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – MANDARIN INN GARDEN RESTAURANT – 202 W 22ND STREET – MAIN DINING ROOM INTERIOR – NICE VERSION – 1910s   Leave a comment

POsTCARD - CHICAGO - MANDARIN INN GARDEN RESTAURANT - 202 W 22ND STREET - MAIN DINING ROOM INTERIOR - 1910s

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – LIBBY MCNEILL AND LIBBY – RECEPTION ROOM FOR VISITORS – GUIDES FOR PLANT TOURS – LOCATION UNKNOWN – LIBBY’S MAIN PLANT WAS AT 13636 S WESTERN IN BLUE ISLAND – IT WAS BUILT IN 1917 – CARD DATE UNKNOWN   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - LIBBY MCNEIL AND LIBBY - RECEPTION ROOM FORVISTERS - GUIDES FOR PLANT TOURS

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – LAKE VIEW AND LINCOLN PARK – NEAR FULLERTON BLVD – GROUP OF PEOPLE WALKING AWAY ON SIDEWALK – WOMAN AND LITTLE GIRL NEAREST US – BIG HOMES – AWNINGS – ELEGANT IMAGE – TINTED – c1910   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - LAKE VIEW AND LINCOLN PARK - NEAR FULLERTON BLVD - GROUP OF PEOPLE WALKING AWAY ON SIDEWALK - WOMAN AND LITTLE GIRL NEAREST US - BIG HOMES - AWNINGS - TINTED - c1910

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – LAKE STREET BRIDGE OVER CHICAGO RIVER – ELEVATED RAPID TRANSIT TRAIN ON TOP – TINTED – VERY NICE VERSION – 1908   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - LAKE STREET BRIDGE OVER CHICAGO RIVER - ELEVATED RAPID TRANSIT TRAIN ON TOP - TINTED - NICE VERSION - 1908

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – HOTEL SHERMAN – CLARK AND RANDOLPH – BALLROOM GROUP IMAGE OF BUYING CONVENTION OF THE RCU SYNDICATE – TINTED – BUILT 1911 – CARD 1915   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - HOTEL SHERMAN - CLARK AND RANDOLPH - BALLROOM GROUP IMAGE OF BUYING CONVENTION OF THE RCU SYNDICATE - TINTED - BUILT 1911 AND DEMOLISHED 1980 -1915

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – HOTEL PLANTERS – 19 N CLARK – JUST N OF MADISON – FIRST WITH AIR-CONDITIONED GUEST ROOMS – RATES FROM $2.50 – TINTED – NICE VERSION – 1940s   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - HOTEL PLANTERS - 19 N CLARK - JUST N OF MADISON - FIRST WITH AIR-CONDITIONED GUEST ROOMS - RATES FROM $2.50 - TINTED - 1940s

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – HOTEL MIRA-MAR – 6212 – 22 WOODLAWN AVE – 350 ROOMS – BATHS – ONE-FIFTY TO FOUR-FIFTY DAILY – HYDE PARK AT ITS FINEST – TINTED – DATE UNCERTAIN   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - HOTEL MIRA-MAR - 6212 - 22 WOODLAWN AVE - 350 ROOMS - BATHS - ONE-FIFTY TO FOUR-FIFTY DAILY - HYDE PARK AT ITS FINEST - TINTED

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – HOTEL LA SALLE – OFFICE AND CLERK’S DESK – LOBBY SEATING – TINTED – REALLY NICE VERSION – 1911   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - HOTEL LA SALLE - OFFICE AND CLERK'S DESK - LOBBY SEATING - TINTED - REALLY NICE VERSION - 1911

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – HOTEL LA SALLE – N W CORNER LA SALLE AND MADISON – GERMAN CLUB ROOM – TINTED – c1910   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - HOTEL LA SALLE - N W CORNER LA SALLE AND MADISON - GERMAN CLUB ROOM - TINTED - c1910

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – HOTEL LA SALLE – N W CORNER LA SALLE AND MADISON – GERMAN CLUB ROOM – ANNOUNCEMENT BACK OF CARD FOR LUNCHEONS SERVED – c1910   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - HOTEL LA SALLE - N W CORNER LA SALLE AND MADISON - GERMAN CLUB ROOM - ANNOUNCEMENT BACK OF CARD FOR LUNCHEONS SERVED - c1910

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – HOTEL KAISERHOF – 3 IMAGES – ELEVATED STREET VIEW – LADIES’ CAFE – BAUERNSTUBE – LOBSTER DRAWING – TINTED – c1910   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - HOTEL KAISERHOF - 3 IMAGES - ELEVATED STREET VIEW - LADIES' CAFE - BAUERNSTUBE - LOBSTER DRAWING - c1910

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – HOTEL HOLLAND – 53RD STREET AND LAKE AVE – HYDE PARK – c1910   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - HOTEL HOLLAND - 53RD STREET AND LAKE AVE - c1910

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – HOTEL DEL PRADO – AERIAL PANORAMA – “ON THE MOST BEAUTIFUL BOULEVARD IN AMERICA” THE MIDWAY BOULEVARD (CALLED THAT) – TINTED – c1905   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - HOTEL DEL PRADO - AERIAL PANORAMA - ON THE MOST BEAUTIFUL BOULEVARD IN AMERICA THE MIDWAY BOULEVARD (CALLED THAT) - TINTED - c1905

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – HOTEL CRILLON – MICHIGAN BLVD (CALLED THAT) AT 13TH STREET – GROUND LEVEL THREE-QUARTERS VIEW – GIANT ANTENNA ON ROOF – RADIO IN EVERY ROOM – PADDOCK BAR – ONE BLOCK FROM IC – TINTED – NICE VERSION – 1920s   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - HOTEL CRILLON - MICHIGAN BLVD (CALLED THAT) AT 13TH STREET - GROUND LEVEL THREE-QUARTERS VIEW - GIANT ANTENNA ON ROOF - RADIO IN EVERY ROOM - PADDOCK BAR - ONE BLOCK FROM IC - TINTED - 1920s

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – HOTEL CASS – 640 N WABASH AVE – TWO BLOCKS W OF MICHIGAN – – 250 ROOMS – ALL PRIVATE BATH – “THE BEST LITTLE HOTEL IN CHICAGO” – c1940   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - HOTEL CASS - 640 N WABASH AVE - TWO BLOCKS W OF MICHIGAN - - 250 ROOMS - ALL PRIVATE BATH - THE BEST LITTLE HOTEL IN CHICAGO - c1940

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – HOTEL ALCAZAR – 3000 WASHINGTON AT SACRAMENTO BLVD – ONE OF CHICAGO’S FINE SMALL HOTELS – GROUND LEVEL THREE-QUARTERS VIEW – 1920s   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - HOTEL ALCAZAR - 3000 WASHINGTON AT SACRAMENTO BLVD - ONE OF CHICAGO'S FINE SMALL HOTELS - GROUND LEVEL THREE-QUARTERS VIEW - 1920s

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – HOLLENDEN HOTEL – 61ST AND WENTWORTH – GROUND STREET VIEW – NICE VERSION – 1909   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - HOLLENDEN HOTEL - 61ST AND WENTWORTH - GROUND STREET VIEW - 1909

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – HARMONY CAFETERIAS – THE PINE PALM DINING ROOM – 27 S DEARBORN – ALSO AT 15 S WABASH AND 845 S WABASH – RECOMMENDED BY DUNCAN HINES – AIR-CONDITIONED – 1950s   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - HARMONY CAFETERIAS - THE PINE PALM DINING ROOM - 27 S DEARBORN - ALSO AT 15 S WABASH AND 845 S WABASH - RECOMMENDED BY DUNCAN HINES - AIR-CONDITIONED - 1950s

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – GRAND PACIFIC HOTEL – JACKSON AND CLARK – INTERIOR EMPIRE ROOM RESTAURANT – THERE WAS AN EMPIRE ROOM BEFORE “THE” EMPIRE ROOM – TINTED – c1910   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - GRAND PACIFIC HOTEL - JACKSON AND CLARK - INTERIOR EMPIRE ROOM RESTAURANT - TINTED - c1910

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – EXECUTIVE HOUSE HOTEL – 71 E WACKER DRIVE – DRAWING – NICE VERSION – 1961   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - EXECUTIVE HOUSE HOTEL - 71 E WACKER DRIVE - DRAWING - NICE VERSION -1961

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – ELEVATED LOOP ON WABASH AVE- TRACK-LEVEL VIEW – TRAINS – DRAMATIC PERSPECTIVE WITH STRUCTURE AND PEOPLE WALKING BELOW – PART OF I WILL SERIES – VERY NICE VERSION – TINTED – c1910   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - ELEVATED LOOP ON WABASH AVE- TRACK-LEVEL VIEW - TRAINS - DRAMATIC PERSPECTIVE WITH STRUCTURE AND PEOPLE WALKING BELOW - PART OF I WILL SERIES - VERY NICE VERSION - TINTED - c1910

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – DREXEL ARMS HOTEL – DREXEL AND OAKWOODS BLVDS – CORNER GROUND-LEVEL VIEW- TINTED – 1910s   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - DREXEL ARMS HOTEL - DREXEL AND OAKWOODS BLVDS - CORNER GROUND-LEVEL VIEW- TINTED - 1910s

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – DEFOREST’S TRAINING – 2735 N ASHLAND – SCENES FROM LABORATORIES – TELEVISION – RADIO – ELECTRONICS – 1953   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - DEFOREST'S TRAINING - 2735 N ASHLAND - SCENES FROM LABORATORIES - TELEVISION - RADIO - ELECTRONICS - 1953

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – DEARBORN AND RANDOLPH – SLIGHTLY ELEVATED VIEW – CALLED BUSY DAY – CHAOS OF WAGONS STREETCARS AND PEOPLE – LOAD OF LOGS – MANY SIGNS INCLUDING CUNARD LINE OFFICES – TINTED – NICE VERSION – 1915   2 comments

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - DEARBORN AND RANDOLPH - SLIGHTLY ELEVATED VIEW - CALLED BUSY DAY - CHAOS OFWAGONS STREETCARS AND PEOPLE - LOAD OF LOGS - MANY SIGNS INCLUDING CUNARD LINE OFFICES - TINTED - NICE VERSION - 1915

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CUYLER AVE – S OF ROBEY STREET – FAIRLY LARGE HOMES ON TREE-LINED STREET – 1907   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - CUYLER AVE - S OF ROBEY STREET - FAIRLY LARGE HOMES ON TREE-LINED STREET - 1907

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CONGRESS HOTEL – 520 S MICHIGAN – LOBBY – ORIGINAL PORTION OPENED IN 1893 FOR COLUMBIAN EXHIBITION WORLD’S FAIR – NOTE THE SPITTOONS – TINTED – c1910   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - CONGRESS HOTEL - 520 S MICHIGAN - LOBBY - ORIGINAL PORTION OPENED IN 1893 FOR COLUMBIAN EXHIBITION WORLD'S FAIR - TINTED - c1910

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CHICAGO YACHT CLUB – SHORELINE OF GRANT PARK ON THE NORTHERN END – LOOKING E – 1909   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - CHICAGO YACHT CLUB - SHORELINE OF GRANT PARK ON THE NORTHERN END - LOOKING E - 1909

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – BLACKSTONE HOTEL – 636 S MICHIGAN AT BALBO – THREE-QUARTERS VIEW FROM GROUND LEVEL LOOKING W – TINTED – NICE VERSION – 1920s   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - BLACKSTONE HOTEL - 636 S MICHIGAN AT BALBO - THREE-QUARTERS VIEW FROM GROUND LEVEL LOOKING W - TINTED - NICE VERSION - 1920s

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