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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – MICHIGAN AVE LOOKING N FROM RIVER – NIGHT – AERIAL – MAX RIGOT – TINTED – VERY NICE VERSION – LATE 1920s   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - CHICAGO - MICHIGAN AVE N FROM RIVER - NIGHT - AERIAL - MAX RIGOT - TINTED - LATE 1920s

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Posted September 17, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – AUTOMOBILE SHOW – PACKARD CONVERTIBLE 1950 – BEAUTIFULLY DRESSED-UP MODEL STANDING NEXT TO IT – ELABORATE STAGING BEHIND AS THOUGH FOR A MUSICAL PRODUCTION – EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

A PHOTO - CHICAGO - AUTOMOBILE SHOW - PACKARD CONVERTABLE 1950 - BEAUTIFUL DRESSED-UP MODEL STANDING NEXT TO IT

Posted September 17, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – CTA SKOKIE SWIFT COMMUTER TRAIN AT DEMPSTER STATION – EARLY MORNING HOURS – PHOTO HAS A KIND OF ROMANTIC FEEL TO IT I LIKE – 1974 – EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

A PHOTO - CHICAGO - CTA'S SKOKIE SWIFT COMMUTER TRAIN AT DEMPSTER STATION - EARLY MORNING HOURS - 1974

Posted September 15, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – CHICAGO RIVER BRIDGES ALL UP AS IN SALUTE – FOR UNKNOWN BOATS – WATER-LEVEL VIEW – 1972   Leave a comment

A PHOTO - CHICAGO - CHICAGO RIVER BRIDGES ALL UP AS IN SALUTE - FOR UNKNOWN BOATS - WATER-LEVEL VIEW - 1972

Posted September 15, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – MISS CHICAGO 1926, MAE GREENE – JUDGING BY HER SASH THE CONTEST WAS HELD AT THE BEAUTIFUL TRIANON BALLROOM – HER CROWN WAS DESIGNED MUCH ALONG THE LINES OF WOMEN’S FASHIONABLE HEADGEAR OF THE 1920s – NOTE: IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN WHAT THOSE FASHIONS LOOKED LIKE, SEE “CHUCKMAN’S PHOTOS ON WORDPRESS: 1920s ARCADE CARD BEAUTIES – THEIR CHARM AND GRACE AND WHIMSY” AT: https://chuckman1920sarcadecardbeauties.wordpress.com/   Leave a comment

A PHOTO - CHICAGO - MISS CHICAGO MAE GREENE - JUDGING BY HER SASH THE CONTEST WAS HELD AT THE TRIANON BALLROOM - 1926

Posted September 15, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – THE TAP ROOM – STEVENS HOTEL (THEN THE WORLD’S LARGEST HOTEL – OPENED 1927 – IT BECAME THE CONRAD HILTON IN 1945) – 720 S MICHIGAN AVE AT CONGRESS – PEOPLE AT TABLES AND BAR – I LOVE THE TONE OF THIS PICTURE – IT RESEMBLES A FUN MOVIE SCENE – NICE VERSION – c1940   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - CHICAGO - THE TAP ROOM - STEVENS HOTEL - PEOPLE AT TABLES AND BAR - LOOKS LIKE A MOVIE SCENE - c1940

Posted September 14, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – FIRST 3-WHEELER POLICE MOTORCYCLE – THESE BECAME A COMMON SIGHT IN THE 1950s (IN THE MID-1960s MY BROTHER BILL HAD A USED ONE – HE ONCE RODE IT TO TORONTO FOR A VISIT – I BOUGHT HIM A HELMET AND SENT IT TO HIM WITH “BEAST” IN SMALL GOLD DECALS ACROSS THE FRONT) – SHOPPING CROWDS – STATE AND MADISON – IN BACKGROUND ON LEFT IS I BELIEVE THE STATE-MADISON BUILDING WITH A PART OF ITS BEAUTIFUL OVERHEAD CORNER CLOCK VISIBLE – IF SO, WE ARE LOOKING N GROUND LEVEL – 1948 – EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

PHOTO - CHICAGO - FIRST 3-WHEELER POLICE MOTORCYCYCLE - SHOPPING CROWDS - STATE AND MADISON - GROUND LEVEL -1948

Posted September 14, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized