PHOTO – CHICAGO – GAYETY THEATER AND ITS ADJOINING CANDY AND ICE CREAM SHOP – 9205 S COMMERCIAL AVE – SOUTH CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD – SNAPSHOT – GROUND LEVEL FROM ACROSS THE STREET – NOTE: TYPICAL OF MANY SMALL NEIGHBORHOOD THEATERS WITH THEIR CANDY SHOPS AND/OR SODA FOUNTAINS – IT WOULD BE HARD TO OVEREMPHASIZE THEIR IMPORTANCE IN LOCAL COMMUNITIES – THERE IS NOTHING COMPARABLE TO THEM TODAY – URBAN SOCIAL LIFE AND STREETSCAPES HAVE SUFFERED GREATLY FOR THE CHANGE – LATE 1940s – EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   1 comment

A PHOTO - CHICAGO - GAYETY THEATER AND ITS ADJOINING CANDY AND ICE CREAM SHOP - 9205 S COMMERCIAL AVE - SOUTH CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD - GROUND LEVEL FROM ACROSS THE STREET - LATE 1940s

Posted September 1, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

One response to “PHOTO – CHICAGO – GAYETY THEATER AND ITS ADJOINING CANDY AND ICE CREAM SHOP – 9205 S COMMERCIAL AVE – SOUTH CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD – SNAPSHOT – GROUND LEVEL FROM ACROSS THE STREET – NOTE: TYPICAL OF MANY SMALL NEIGHBORHOOD THEATERS WITH THEIR CANDY SHOPS AND/OR SODA FOUNTAINS – IT WOULD BE HARD TO OVEREMPHASIZE THEIR IMPORTANCE IN LOCAL COMMUNITIES – THERE IS NOTHING COMPARABLE TO THEM TODAY – URBAN SOCIAL LIFE AND STREETSCAPES HAVE SUFFERED GREATLY FOR THE CHANGE – LATE 1940s – EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER

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  1. Your Gayety Theatre note is well put and so true.

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