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Sunrise in Chicago

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Adler Planeterium, Chicago

Adler Planeterium, Chicago

Old Chicago 1950s State street. When we couldn't find something, as kids, my mother would always tell us it was "walking down State Street. " We just thought it was an odd expression she used until we discovered the origins. She had grown up in Chicago.

Old Chicago State street. When we couldn't find something, as kids, my mother would always tell us it was "walking down State Street. " We just thought it was an odd expression she used until we discovered the origins. She had grown up in Chicago.

Chicago - The "el" 1940's

North Shore Line's Electroliner running on elevated tracks in downtown Chicago. On the el tracks, NSL trains drew power from the third rail; elsewhere from overhead catenary.

Breakfast at Woolworths to warm up before work on a cold snowy morning. State Street, 1964

STATE STREET – NORTH FROM WOOLWORTH’S – FLAGS – 1964

Woolworth's on State Street, Chicago, IL. I worked at that Woolworth"s when I was in High school.

1949 View of the Water Tower and Palmolive Building at the intersection of Chicago and Michigan Ave.

View of the Chicago Water Tower (Opened (left) and Palmolive Building (Opened (right) at the intersection of Chicago and Michigan Avenues, May Hedrich-Blessing Collection

Garfield Park Fieldhouse

Garfield Park Fieldhouse

Chicago El station entrance, Loop Elevated Trains in Illinois USA

Chicago El station entrance, Nicole takes the El all over the city.

A sign you're in Chicago? Goldblatts sign in Uptown (Chicago Pin of the Day, 11/15/2014).

uptown Goldblatts department store, later housed Border's Books now in oblivion as well

The Alley.  Chicago porches connecting the back of buildings with a way to get to the ground.  The brick used here was cheaper, and not as nice looking as the brick on the front of the structures.  The "porches" there were all enclosed

Chicago porches connecting the back of buildings with a way to get to the ground. The brick used here was cheaper, and not as nice looking as the brick on the front of the structures. The "porches" there were all enclosed

The Park Castle Apartments, 2416-2458 W. Greenleaf, Chicago, built in 1927. Photo courtesy of openhousechicago.org.

The Park Castle Apartments, 2416-2458 W. Greenleaf, Chicago, built in 1927. Photo courtesy of openhousechicago.org.

Randolph in the 70's Love & miss this

Randolph in the Love & miss this

Yep

Retro Chicago Street Scene, State Street Chicago with Marina Towers in background.

Millenium Park in the Spring

Millenium Park in the Spring

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