April 5, 2014

December 18, 2013
alldvy:

alldvy:

(Source: c1tylight5, via cityinmyeye)

December 2, 2013
calumet412:

Aerial view looking south from Michigan Ave at the river, 1925, Chicago.

calumet412:

Aerial view looking south from Michigan Ave at the river, 1925, Chicago.

April 11, 2013
"The brick two-story police station was built in 1904 and served the Bay View neighborhood until 1953, when a new station opened at 245 W. Lincoln Ave. The old Allis Street station was razed in 1959, and is now the location of a tot lot." — Bay View Compass

The underutilized tot lot’s city funds were recently diverted to pay for a large fenced in area for dogs and their owners.

"The brick two-story police station was built in 1904 and served the Bay View neighborhood until 1953, when a new station opened at 245 W. Lincoln Ave. The old Allis Street station was razed in 1959, and is now the location of a tot lot." — Bay View Compass

The underutilized tot lot’s city funds were recently diverted to pay for a large fenced in area for dogs and their owners.

January 12, 2013
calumet412:

Blues legend Buddy Guy (center) giving a trouble maker a what-for at the original location of his world famous Checkerboard Lounge, 423 E 43rd, 1982, Chicago.

calumet412:

Blues legend Buddy Guy (center) giving a trouble maker a what-for at the original location of his world famous Checkerboard Lounge, 423 E 43rd, 1982, Chicago.

January 6, 2013
A pile of rubble with settling dust stands between two large buildings. Portions of the demolished building are still attached to the adjacent structures. Likely taken in the 1920s.

A pile of rubble with settling dust stands between two large buildings. Portions of the demolished building are still attached to the adjacent structures. Likely taken in the 1920s.

December 28, 2012
calumet412:

The Baskin Building, State and Adams, 1947, Chicago.
There’s a CVS here now.

calumet412:

The Baskin Building, State and Adams, 1947, Chicago.

There’s a CVS here now.

(Source: calumet412)

December 7, 2012

calumet412:

Ski jumping at Soldier Field, 1954, Chicago.

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November 28, 2012
gapers:

C-c-c-catch the Wave
Nov. 22 was the 25th anniversary of the Max Headroom pirating incident broadcast hijackings on WGN and WTTW.

gapers:

C-c-c-catch the Wave

Nov. 22 was the 25th anniversary of the Max Headroom pirating incident broadcast hijackings on WGN and WTTW.

October 24, 2012
calumet412:

Irving Park and Sheridan, 1928, Chicago.
Notice Sheridan does not continue north to become Marine Dr…yet.

calumet412:

Irving Park and Sheridan, 1928, Chicago.

Notice Sheridan does not continue north to become Marine Dr…yet.

(Source: calumet412)