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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – POSTCARD – CHICAGO – SOUTH SHORE – 7611 CREGIER AVE – BRICK HOME – NEAR SOUTH SHORE HIGH SCHOOL – I MIGHT HAVE DELIVERED THE TRIBUNE OR SUN-TIMES HERE IN 1959 SINCE THIS WAS ON MY ROUTE – BACK OF CARD SAYS OWNER BOUGHT IT FOR $8500 AND HAS BEEN OFFERED $12000 – 1910s   Leave a comment

PLACES AA POSTCARD - CHICAGO - 7611 CREGIER AVE - BRICK HOME - NEAR SOUTH SHORE HIGH SCHOOL - BACK OF CARD SAYS OWNER BOUGHT IT FOR $8500 AND HAS BEEN OFFERED $12000 - 1910s

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Posted February 22, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – POSTCARD – CHICAGO – SOUTH SHORE – 7611 CREGIER AVE – NOTE ON BACK OF CARD – 1910s   Leave a comment

PLACES AA POSTCARD - CHICAGO - 7611 CREGIER AVE - BACK OF CARD - 1910s

Posted February 22, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – POSTCARD – CHICAGO – SOUTH SHORE – JEFFERY AVE – N FROM 72ND STREET – LARGE HOMES – TRICYCLE ON SIDEWALK – c1910   Leave a comment

PLACES AA POSTCARD - CHICAGO - JEFFERY AVE - N FROM 72ND STREET - LARGE HOMES - TRICYCLE ON SIDEWALK - c1910

Posted February 22, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – POSTCARD – CHICAGO – HYDE PARK – ELLIS AVE – N FROM 63RD – HANDSOME ROW OF APARTMENTS ON TREE-LINED STREET – c1910   Leave a comment

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Posted February 22, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – HYDE PARK CHICAGO – POSTCARD – HOTELS WINDERMERE – 1642 E 56TH STREET – SEEN OVER TREES OF JACKSON PARK – ABOUT AS GLAMOROUS AS IT GETS -TINTED – NICE VERSION – c1950s   Leave a comment

AAA POSTCARD - CHICAGO - HOTELS WINDERMERE - 1642 E 56TH STREET - SEEN OVER TREES OF JACKSON PARK - TINTED - c1950s

Posted February 22, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – POSTCARD – CHICAGO – HYDE PARK – CHICAGO BEACH HOTEL – DRAMATIC GROUND-LEVEL VIEW – RED CAR IN DRIVEWAY – TINTED – ONE OF THE LAKE-FRONT GLAMOUR SPOTS OF ITS DAY – THERE WERE MANY IN THOSE DAYS BECAUSE CHICAGO’S BEACHES WERE A BIG DRAW FOR AFFLUENT PEOPLE FROM ALL OVER BEFORE FLORIDA BECAME DEVELOPED – THIS IS NOT THE SAME BUILDING AS THE ONE WE KNEW IN THE 1950s AND 1960s – THAT WAS AN ADDITION IN THE 1920s WHICH LATER BECAME THE FIFTH ARMY HEADQUARTERS – THIS ONE WAS BUILT IN TIME FOR 1893 WORLD’S FAIR AND WAS RAZED AFTER THE NEW ONE OPENED – PRE-1910   Leave a comment

PLACES POSTCARD - CHICAGO - CHICAGO BEACH HOTEL - DRAMATIC GROUND-LEVEL VIEW - RED CAR IN DRIVEWAY - TINTED - PRE-1910

Posted February 22, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – POSTCARD – CHICAGO – SOUTH SHORE – RAINBOW BEACH – CALLED WINDSOR BATHING BEACH – AERIAL PANORAMA FROM JUST N OF 75TH – HUGE CROWD – RESEMBLES A BRUEGEL PAINTING – ANOTHER VERSION – TINTED – c1910 – NOTE WHAT BECAME RAINBOW BEACH LATER WAS THEN COMPOSED OF SEVERAL SEPARATE BEACHES – THE BEACH HOUSE IN THE DISTANCE TO THE RIGHT WAS A PRIVATE BEACH CALLED NICHOLS – ANYONE COULD GO BUT YOU PAID – FURTHER UP THE ARC OF THE BEACH WERE OTHER STRUCTURES AND IT ENDS AT A SOUTH-END PARK CALLED ROCKY LEDGES (SOUND FAMILIAR? THERE’S CARD FOR IT ON THE SITE) – WHAT BECAME RAINBOW WAS THEN SAID TO BE ONE OF THE NICEST AND THE LARGEST OF THE “NATURAL” BEACHES (SOME BEACHES IN THE CITY BEING ARTIFICIALLY EXTENDED OR CREATED)   Leave a comment

PLACES POSTCARD - CHICAGO - RAINBOW BEACH - CALLED WINDSOR BATHING BEACH - AERIAL PANORAMA FROM JUST N OF 75TH - HUGE CROWD - RESEMBLES A BRUEGEL PAINTING - TINTED - c1910

Posted February 22, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized