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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – PHOTO – CHICAGO – 71ST STREET – ILLINOIS CENTRAL COMMUTER TRAIN (THE “IC”) – NOTE TRAIN GATES DOWN FOR SIDE STREET – SOME STORES – PEDESTRIANS – I DON’T RECOGNIZE EXACT LOCATION – THERE ARE NO LANDMARKS AND THE STREET SIGNS ARE NOT LEGIBLE BUT IT IS UNMISTAKABLY 71ST STREET – 1968 – EDITED FROM UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER – A HELPFUL READER HAS IDENTIFIED THE CROSS STREET AS OGLESBY AVE   1 comment

PHOTO - CHICAGO - 71ST STREET - SOUTH SHORE NEIGHBORHOOD - ILLINOIS CENTRAL (IC) COMMUTER - PEDESTRIANS - I DON'T RECOGNIZE LOCATION AND STREET SIGNS NOT LEGIBLE - 1968

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Posted July 29, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – PHOTO – CHICAGO – JEFFERY THEATER – 1952 E 71 ST – AUDITORIUM INTERIOR – A WONDERFUL FIND – WE ALREADY HAVE A LOBBY PHOTO OF THE JEFFERY ON THE SITE – NOTE: THE AVALON WAS MY FAVORITE OF OUR LOCAL MOVIE PALACES BUT THE JEFFERY WAS A CLOSE SECOND – JUST A WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE GOING TO ONE OF THESE PLACES FOR A DOUBLE FEATURE AND GETTING A BIG CONTAINER OF FRESHLY-POPPED BUTTERED POPCORN AND MAYBE A CANDY BAR – THE ATMOSPHERE WITH THEATRICAL LIGHTING AND ROMANTIC ARCHITECTURE WAS SO EXCITING AND MYSTERIOUS – TRULY LIKE NOTHING AROUND TODAY – ARCHITECTURAL PHOTO LIKELY DATES TO OPENING AS A VAUDEVILLE THEATER IN 1924   Leave a comment

PHOTO - CHICAGO - JEFFERY THEATER - 1952 E 71 ST - AUDITORIUM INTERIOR - ARCHITECTURAL PHOTO LIKELY DATES TO OPENING 1924

Posted July 29, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – HYDE PARK CHICAGO – PHOTO – BEAUTIFUL COURTYARD APARTMENT BUILDING – 6021 KIMBARK AVE – HYDE PARK NEIGHBORHOOD – WOMAN STANDING BY GATEWAY – CAR PARKED – I LIKE THIS IMAGE VERY MUCH SHOWING AS IT DOES THE “FEEL” OF THE FINE OLD APARTMENT BUILDINGS IN SOUTH SHORE AND HYDE PARK – SNAPSHOT – c1950   Leave a comment

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Posted February 22, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – POSTCARD – STONY ISLAND AVE – PARKSIDE – UNKNOWN REFERENCE TO N OF RAILROAD – ROW OF SHOPS STREET LEVEL – 1910   Leave a comment

SOUTH SHORE A POSTCARD - CHICAGO - STONY ISLAND AVE - PARKSIDE - REFERENCE TO N OF RAILROAD - ROW OF SHOPS STREET LEVEL - 1910

Posted February 22, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE – POSTCARD – CHICAGO – EUCLID AVE AND 70TH STREET – LOOKING DIAGONALLY ACROSS STREET TOWARDS SMALL HOTEL-TOURIST HOME – WOMAN WITH BABY CARRIAGE ON SIDEWALK – c1920s   Leave a comment

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Posted February 22, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – PHOTO – CHICAGO – SOUTH SHORE ICE COMPANY – 7025 STONY ISLAND – WAGON AND HORSES AND FAMILY POSED ON A STREET – 1910s   Leave a comment

PLACES AA PHOTO - CHICAGO - SOUTH SHORE ICE COMPANY - 7025 STONY ISLAND - WAGON AND HORSES AND FAMILY POSED ON A STREET - 1910s

Posted February 22, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – POSTCARD – SOUTH SHORE – CHICAGO – 74TH PLACE – W OF COLES TO RR AVE (CALLED THAT – MAYBE EXCHANGE?) – NEW HOMES AND TREES – 1910 – A NOTE ON OLD REAL ESTATE AND APARTMENT CARDS: THESE WERE THE MLS LISTINGS OF THEIR DAY – PEOPLE USED THEM TO DECIDE WHICH PROPERTIES TO VISIT – THEY WERE ALSO MADE PRIVATELY BY PEOPLE TO SHOW DISTANT FRIENDS OR RELATIVES WHERE THEY LIVED – THERE WERE KITS YOU COULD BUY TO CONVERT PHOTOS INTO POSTCARDS – THE PRIVATE ONES EXPLAIN THE OFTEN POORLY-WRITTEN LABELS   Leave a comment

PLACES AA POSTCARD - CHICAGO - 74TH PLACE - W OF COLES TO RR AVE (CALLED THAT - MAYBE EXCHANGE) - NEW HOMES AND TREES -1910

Posted February 22, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized