PHOTO – CHICAGO – CARSON PIRIE SCOTT – STATE STREET – CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS – THEY WERE DIFFERENT EACH YEAR – OFTEN SURPRISINGLY THEY WERE MORE IMPRESSIVE THAN THOSE AT FIELD’S – AERIAL – NIGHT – NOTE BY THIS DATE STATE STREET ALREADY HAS LOST A GOOD DEAL OF ITS OLD BUSTLE – 1972 – EDITED FROM UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

A PHOTO - CHICAGO - CARSON PIRIE SCOTT - STATE STREET - CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS - NIGHT - 1972

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Posted May 22, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – MENTOR BUILDING – STATE AND MONROE – CARSON PIRIE SCOTT STORE ON THE BOTTOM – DO NOT KNOW THE STATUS OF THIS STORE LOCATION – NOTE THAT THE LOUIS SULLIVAN BUILDING AT STATE AND MADISON WE ALL ASSOCIATE WITH CARSON’S WAS ACTUALLY BUILT FOR ANOTHER DEPARTMENT STORE CALLED SCHLESINGER AND MAYER – THEY SOLD IT TO CARSON’S IN 1904 – 1911   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - CHICAGO - MENTOR BUILDING - STATE AND MONROE - CARSON PIRIE SCOTT STORE ON THE BOTTOM - 1911

Posted May 22, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – THE DELPHI THEATER – AUDITORIUM – ONE OF A SMALL CHAIN OF BLACK THEATERS ON THE SOUTH SIDE – IN THE EARLY PART OF THE GREAT BLACK MIGRATION FROM THE SOUTH BLACKS WERE OFTEN UNWELCOME IN EXISTING THEATERS – DATE UNKNOWN   Leave a comment

A PHOTO - CHICAGO - THE DELPHI THEATER - AUDITORIUM - ONE OF A SMALL CHAIN OF BLACK THEATERS ON THE SOUTH SIDE

Posted May 22, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – MICHIGAN AVE – LOOKING N GROUND LEVEL – NOTE BUS ON LEFT – OLD ENTRANCE OR EXIT FOR GARAGE CENTER – ON RIGHT PRUDENTIAL BUILDING IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION – COMPLETED 1955 – EDITED FROM UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

A PHOTO - CHICAGO - MICHIGAN AVE - LOOKING N GROUND LEVEL - NOTE BUS ON LEFT - OLD ENTRANCE OR EXIT FOR GARAGE - ON RIGHT PRUDENTIAL BUILDING UNDER CONSTRUCTION - COMPLETED 1955

Posted May 20, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – NORTH MICHIGAN AVE – LOOKING N GROUND LEVEL – JOHN HANCOCK ON RIGHT – PEDESTRIANS – BUS – 1972 – EDITED FROM UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

A PHOTO - CHICAGO - NORTH MICHIGAN AVE - LOOKING N GROUND LEVEL - JOHN HANCOCK ON RIGHT - PEDETRIANS - BUS - 1972

Posted May 20, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – MARSHALL FIELD’S DEPARTMENT STORE – INTERIOR N END STATE STREET SIDE AERIAL PANORAMA – NOTE THE SAME GLASS AND WOOD DISPLAY CABINETS SEEN ON GROUND FLOOR WERE STILL IN SERVICE IN THE 1960s – TIFFANY MOSAIC DOME – TINTED – c1910   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - CHICAGO - MARSHALL FIELD'S - N END STATE STREET SIDE AERIAL PANORAMA - TIFFANY MOSAIC DOME - TINTED - c1910

Posted May 20, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – MARSHALL FIELD’S DEPARTMENT STORE – STATE AND WASHINGTON – THREE-QUARTERS VIEW GROUND LEVEL – BEFORE SPACE-AGE STREET LIGHTS ON STATE AND STONE BEING WASHED – 1950s   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - CHICAGO - MARSHALL FIELD'S - STATE AND WASHINGTON - THREE-QUARTERS VIEW GROUND LEVEL - BEFORE SPACE-AGE STREET LIGHTS AND STONE BEING WASHED - 1950s

Posted May 20, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized