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PHOTO – CHICAGO – PRESERVED ENTRANCE ARCH TO LOUIS SULLIVAN’S BELOVED STOCK EXCHANGE BUILDING (DESIGNED 1893 AND RAZED 1972) – WASHINGTON AND LASALLE – THE IMAGE IS ONE OF THE MOST DRAMATIC OF MANY I’VE SEEN – ON A TERRACE NEXT TO THE ART INSTITUTE – THE ART INSTITUTE HAS LOTS OF BITS AND PIECES OF THE BUILDING ON DISPLAY INSIDE – BUT WHAT A SHAME THE BUILDING COULDN’T HAVE BEEN PRESERVED – 1978 – EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

A PHOTO - CHICAGO - PRESERVED ENTRANCE ARCH TO LOUIS SULLIVAN'S BELOVED STOCK EXCHANGE BUILDING (RAZED) - IN GARDENS AROUND ART INSTITUTE - 1978

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Posted April 18, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – THE THOMPSON BUILDING – ORIGINALLY CALLED STATE OF ILLINOIS CENTER – 100 W RANDOLPH – A HELMUT JAHN DESIGN – THERE IS A JEAN DUBUFFET SCULPTURE NEAR THE ENTRANCE – OPENED 1985 – EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

A PHOTO - CHICAGO - THE THOMPSON BUILDING - ORIGINALLY CALLED STATE OF ILLINOIS CENTER - 100 W RANDOLPH - A HELMUT JAHN DESIGN - THERE IS A JEAN DUBUFFET SCULPTURE NEAR THE ENTRANCE - OPENED 1985

Posted April 18, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – GRANT PARK AND A COUPLE OF DISTANT BUILDINGS – NOTE PARKING LOT – MARINA BEHIND TREES – VIEW LOOKING N – FROM TOP OF FIELD MUSEUM STAIRS WITH BRONZE DECORATIVE LIGHT STAND (NOTE: THERE’S ONE OF THESE ON EACH SIDE OF THE BROAD STAIRS) – THIS WAS TAKEN WITH A LONGER, LESS WIDE-FIELD LENS THAN THE IMAGE BELOW – 1968 – EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

A PHOTO - GRANT PARK AND DISTANT BUILDINGS - NOTE PARKING LOT - VIEW LOOKING N - FROM TOP OF FIELD MUSEUM STAIRS WITH BRONZE DECORATIVE LIGHT STAND - 1968

Posted April 18, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – GRANT PARK AND DISTANT SKYLINE VIEW LOOKING N – FROM TOP OF FIELD MUSEUM STAIRS WITH GROUP OF PEOPLE – DRAMATIC CLOUDS – 1966 – SNAPSHOT EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

A PHOTO - GRANT PARK AND DISTANT SKYLINE VIEW LOOKING N - FROM TOP OF FIELD MUSEUM STAIRS - DRAMATIC CLOUDS - 1966

Posted April 18, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CHARLES A STEVENS DEPARTMENT STORE – MANDEL BROTHERS TO RIGHT – COLUMBUS BUILDING TO LEFT – MARSHALL FIELD’S IS ON LEFT EDGE – ELEVATED VIEW OF FACADES – TINTED – NICE VERSION – 1916   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - CHICAGO - CHARLES A STEVENS DEPARTMENT STORE - MANDEL BROTHERS TO RIGHT - COLUMBUS BUILDING TO LEFT - MARSHALL FIELDON LEFT EDGE - ELEVATED VIEW OF FACADES - TINTED - 1916

Posted April 18, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – STONY ISLAND AVE – PARKSIDE – OBSCURE REFERENCE TO N OF RAILROAD – ROW OF SHOPS STREET LEVEL – 1910   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD -CHICAGO - STONY ISLAND AVE - PARKSIDE - REFERENCE TO N OF RAILROAD - ROW OF SHOPS STREET LEVEL - 1910

Posted April 18, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – BOARD OF TRADE BUILDING AND OBSERVATORY – AERIAL – SEE ALL OF CHICAGO FROM THE SKY – c 1940   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - CHICAGO - BOARD OF TRADE BUILDING - AERIAL - SEE ALL OF CHICAGO FROM THE SKY - c 1940

Posted April 18, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized