Posted September 28, 2009 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized
Tagged with 1950s, 1960s, 71ST STREET CHICAGO, 75TH STREET CHICAGO, 79TH STREET CHICAGO, CHICAGO APARTMENT LIFE, CHICAGO ARCHITECTURE, CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD, CHICAGO'S SOUTH SHORE, CHICAGO'S SOUTH SIDE, GROWING UP IN CHICAGO, ILLINOIS CENTRAL ELECTRIC, JOHN CHUCKMAN, MYRA BRADWELL SCHOOL, NEIGHBORHOOD CHANGE AND WHITE FLIGHT, NOSTALGIA AND MEMORABLIA, RAINBOW BEACH, SHORELINE LAKE MICHIGAN, SOUTH SHORE HIGH SCHOOL, SOUTH SHORE VINTAGE POSTCARDS, SOUTH SHORE VINTAGE SNAPSHOTS, TREE-LINED STREETS, URBAN DESIGN, URBAN LANDSCAPE, URBAN VILLAGE, URBS IN HORTO
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I remember this White Castle at 79th and Essex, but do you remember the name of the drug store across the street from White Castle? It had a great soda fountain.
What was it’s name in the 1950’s?
I have no idea, Marjie, but I definitely recall the place.
On the other corner across 79th was Barron’s shoe store with its foot x-ray machine.
On the last corner was Alpert’s Deli.
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