CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – PHOTO – CHICAGO – RAINBOW BEACH – 78TH STREET – NOTE IN LEFT DISTANCE THE FAIR PAVILION AT 75TH MANHATTAN BEACH – THEN NICHOLS PRIVATE – THEN CALLED ISLAND BEACH AND NICHOLS’ NATATORIUM – BIG CROWDS – 1905   1 comment

PHOTO - CHICAGO - RAINBOW BEACH - 78TH STREET - NOTE IN LEFT DISTANCE THE FAIR PAVILION AT 75TH MANHATTAN BEACH - THEN NICHOLS PRIVATE - THEN CALLED ISLAND BEACH AND NICHOLS' NATATORIUM - BIG CROWDS - 1905

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH CHICAGO – POSTCARD – CHICAGO – SWEDISH LUTHERAN CHURCH – SOUTH CHICAGO – 1910   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - SWEDISH LUTHERAN CHURCH - SOUTH CHICAGO - 1910

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – POSTCARD – CHICAGO – SOUTH SHORE COUNTRY CLUB – BALLROOM – 1919   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - SOUTH SHORE COUNTRY CLUB - BALLROOM - 1919

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – POSTCARD – CHICAGO – 74TH AND BOND – BOND WAS THE OLD NAME FOR SOUTH SHORE DRIVE – TWO-FLATS – GIRL ON SIDEWALK – 1910s   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - 74TH AND BOND - TWO-FLATS - GIRL ON SIDEWALK - 1910s

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO -POSTCARD – CHICAGO – SOUTH SHORE COUNTRY CLUB – PERSPECTIVE FROM DINING ROOM – 1917   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - SOUTH SHORE COUNTRY CLUB - PERSPECTIVE FROM DINING ROOM - 1917

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – HYDE PARK CHICAGO – POSTCARD – CHICAGO – DE MECK’S RESTAURANT- 53RD AND LAKE PARK – TWO BLOCKS W OF OUTER DRIVE – EVERY VISIT A PLEASANT MEMORY – I LOVED THIS PLACE AS A KID – c1950   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - DE MECK'S RESTAURANT- 53RD AND LAKE PARK - TWO BLOCKS W OF OUTER DRIVE - EVERY VISIT A PLEASANT MEMORY - c1950

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE – PHOTO – CHICAGO – 71ST STREET – AERIAL – I.C. TRAIN – I RECOGNIZE NONE OF THE BUILDINGS HERE BUT I DID NOT OFTEN GO TO 71ST – 1950s – SEE READER COMMENTS   7 comments

PHOTO - CHICAGO - 71ST - AERIAL - 1950s

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – PHOTO – CHICAGO – COLES AND CHELTENHAM – LOOKING TOWARDS 79TH – ALEXANDER’ S STEAKS – SOUTH SHORE BAPTIST WOULD BE ACROSS COLES FROM APARTMENT ON LEFT – 1959 – EDITED FROM A DAVID ALEXANDER PHOTO   2 comments

CHUCKMAN'S PLACES - PHOTO - CHICAGO - COLES AND CHELTENHAM - LOOKING TOWARDS 79TH - ALEXANDER' S STEAKS - SOUTH SHORE BAPTIST WOULD BE ACROSS COLES FROM APARTMENT ON LEFT - 1959 - EDITED FROM A DAVID ALEXANDER PHOTO

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE – PHOTO – CHICAGO – 71ST PLACE AND JEFFERY – BEAUTIFUL APARTMENTS   Leave a comment

PHOTO - CHICAGO - 71ST PLACE AND JEFFERY - APARTMENTS

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – PHOTO – CHICAGO – 71ST AND JEFFERY – BUS STOPPED NEXT TO PETER PAN RESTAURANT – WISH I HAD A BETTER SCAN – 1956   Leave a comment

PHOTO - CHICAGO - 71ST AND JEFFERY - BUS STOPPED NEXT TO PETER PAN RESTAURANT - 1956

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – PHOTO – CHICAGO – SOUTH SHORE DRIVE AT 79TH – LITTLE PIERRE’S RESTAURANT – DAVID ON RIGHT APPEARS TO WEAR GRADUATING RIBBONS – EDITED FROM A DAVID ALEXANDER PHOTO – 1959   Leave a comment

CHUCKMAN'S PLACES - PHOTO - CHICAGO - SOUTH SHORE DRIVE AT 79TH - LITTLE PIERRE'S RESTAURANT - DAVID ON RIGHT APPEARS TO WEAR GRADUATING RIBBONS - EDITED FROM A DAVID ALEXANDER PHOTO - 1959

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – PHOTO – CHICAGO – CHELTEN THEATER – WHAT REMAINS AS GOSPEL CHURCH   Leave a comment

PHOTO - CHICAGO - CHELTEN THEATER - WHAT REMAINS AS GOSPEL CHURCH

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – PHOTO – CHICAGO – 73RD AND STONY ISLAND – PULLMAN STREETCAR – 1949   1 comment

CHUCKMAN'S PLACES - PHOTO - CHICAGO - 73RD AND STONY ISLAND - WITT STREETCAR  - 1949

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE – POSTCARD – CHICAGO – RAINBOW BEACH – CALLED MANHATTAN – PANORAMA SHOWING STEEL MILLS IN DISTANCE – NOTE HOUSES – BIG CROWD – I THINK THIS THE BEST ANTIQUE IMAGE OF THE BEACH I’VE FOUND – 1914   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - RAINBOW BEACH - CALLED MANHATTAN - PANORAMA SHOWING STEEL MILLS IN DISTANCE - NOTE HOUSES - BIG CROWD - 1914

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – POSTCARD – CHICAGO – RAINBOW BEACH – CALLED NICHOLS BEACH (THEN PRIVATE PORTION OF WHAT BECAME RAINBOW) ) – HUGE CROWD – NOTE SUITS DRYING ALONG TOP OF BUILDING – 1908   1 comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - NICHOLS (THEN PRIVATE PORTION OF WHAT BECAME RAINBOW) ) BEACH - HUGE CROWD - NOTE SUITS DRYING ALONG TOP OF BUILDING - 1908

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – PHOTO – CHICAGO – RAINBOW BEACH – MANHATTAN PORTION – NICHOLS PRIVATE PORTION BEHIND – STEREO PICTURE – NOTE BATHING SUITS DRYING – c1920   1 comment

PHOTO - CHICAGO - RAINBOW BEACH - MANHATTAN PORTION - NICHOLS PRIVATE PORTION BEHIND - STEREO PICTURE - NOTE BATHING SUITS DRYING - c1920

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – POSTCARD – CHICAGO – RAINBOW BEACH – EARLY IMAGE SHOWS MANHATTAN – NICHOLS BEACH IN DISTANCE – NOTE SUITS DRYING ON PAVILION ROOF – 1906   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - RAINBOW BEACH - EARLY IMAGE SHOWS MANHATTAN - NICOLS BEACH IN DISTANCE - NOTE SUITS DRYING ON PAVILION ROOF - 1906

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – CLUB MANHATTAN – KASZUBA SNACK BAR – BOTTLED GOODS – 8313 EXCHANGE AVE   Leave a comment

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – LITTLE PIERRE’S RESTAURANT – 79TH AND SOUTH SHORE DRIVE – PIERRE’S PALM GROVE – LAKE AT 56TH   Leave a comment

MATCHBOOK - CHICAGO - LITTLE PIERRE'S RESTAURANT - 79TH AND SOUTH SHORE DRIVE - PIERRE'S PALM GROVE - LAKE AT 56TH

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – BELLEREVE HOTEL – 7255 S YATES – KITCHENNETTE APARTMENTS – HOTEL ROOMS   Leave a comment

MATCHBOOK - CHICAGO - BELLEREVE HOTEL -  7255 S YATES - KITCHENNETTE APARTMENTS - HOTEL ROOMS

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CHUCKMAN PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – COUNTRY CLUB HOTEL – 6930 SOUTH SHORE DRIVE   Leave a comment

MATCHBOOK - CHICAGO - COUNTRY CLUB HOTEL - 6930 SOUTH SHORE DRIVE

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – FIRESIDE RESTAURANT – 2135 E 71ST – S SIDE OF 71ST JUST E OF MERRILL   Leave a comment

MATCHBOOK - CHICAGO - FIRESIDE RESTAURANT - 2135 E 71ST - S SIDE OF 71ST JUST E OF MERRILL

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – AVALON LAUNDRY – 7732 S AVALON – SEND IT ON TO AVALON   Leave a comment

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – SOUTH SHORE RECREATION – 6838 STONY ISLAND – BOWL YOUR CARES AWAY   1 comment

MATCHBOOK - CHICAGO - SOUTH SHORE RECREATION - 6838 STONY ISLAND - BOWL YOUR CARES AWAY

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – MERIT CHEVROLET – 7158 STONY ISLAND AVE   Leave a comment

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – SOUTH SIDE SWEDISH CLUB – 7330 S RIDGELAND – W SIDE RIDGELAND ACROSS FROM 73RD PLACE   Leave a comment

CHUCKMAN'S PLACES - MATCHBOOK - CHICAGO - SOUTH SIDE SWEDISH CLUB - 7330 S RIDGELAND - W SIDE RIDGELAND ACROSS FROM 73RD PLACE

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – KOEHLER’S WINE AND LIQUOR – 2427 E 75TH – CORNER OF PHILLIPS   Leave a comment

CHUCKMAN'S PLACES - MATCHBOOK - CHICAGO - KOEHLER'S WINE AND LIQUOR - 2427 E 75TH - CORNER OF PHILLIPS

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – RIDGELAND LIQUORS -1741 E 71ST – FREE DELIVERY – VISIT OUR BAR – TELEVISION   Leave a comment

CHUCKMAN'S PLACES - matchbook-chicago-ridgeland-liquors-1741-e-71st-free-delivery-visit-our-bar-television

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – HIPPODROME CABARET – 4 SHOWS NIGHTLY – 79TH AND STONY ISLAND   Leave a comment

CHUCKMAN'S PLACES - MATCHBOOK - CHICAGO - HIPPODROME CABARET - 4 SHOWS NIGHTLY - 79TH AND STONY ISLAND

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – YATES FORD – 8639 SOUTH CHICAGO – YATES AND SOUTH CHICAGO   Leave a comment

MATCHBOOK - CHICAGO - YATES FORD - 8639 S OUTH CHICAGO - YATES AND SOUTH CHICAGO

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – WHITE MANSION RESTAURANT – 75TH AND STONY ISLAND   Leave a comment

MATCHBOOK - CHICAGO - WHITE MANSION RESTAURANT - 75TH AND STONY ISLAND

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JOHN CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – SIEGEL MOTORS – DODGE AND PLYMOUTH – 7626 STONY ISLAND   Leave a comment

MATCHBOOK - CHICAGO - SIEGEL MOTORS - DODGE AND PLYMOUTH - 7626 STONY ISLAND

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – SOUTH WORKS EMPLOYEES CREDIT UNION – 3426 E 89TH   Leave a comment

MATCHBOOK - CHICAGO - SOUTH WORKS EMPLOYEES CREDIT UNION - 3426 E 89TH

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – HYDE PARK CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – STATION JBD – 1435 E HYDE PARK BLVD – IN THE PICCADILLY HOTEL   Leave a comment

MATCHBOOK - CHICAGO - STATION JBD - 1435 E HYDE PARK BLVD - IN THE PICADILLY HOTEL

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – HYDE PARK CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – STATION JBD – BEST FOOD AND DRINKS IN TOWN – 5133 LAKE PARK AVE   Leave a comment

MATCHBOOK - CHICAGO - STATION JBD - BEST FOOD AND DRINKS IN TOWN - 5133 LAKE PARK AVE

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – LIPPERT HOME BAR MART – 7515 S STONY ISLAND   Leave a comment

MATCHBOOK - CHICAGO - LIPPERT HOME BAR MART - 7515 S STONY ISLAND

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – POSTCARD – CHICAGO – DONNELLAN FUNERAL HOMES – 77TH AND JEFFERY – 10525 S WESTERN – c1960   Leave a comment

postcard-chicago-donnellan-funeral-homes-77th-and-jeffery-10525-s-western-c1960

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – HOW WELL I REMEMBER THE POST OFFICE ON 75TH – ENVELOPE – CHICAGO – CENTURY OF PROGRESS WORLD’S FAIR – FIRST DAY COVER – SOUTH SHORE STATION – 1933   Leave a comment

ENVELOPE - CHICAGO - CENTURY OF PROGRESS WORLD'S FAIR - FIRST DAY COVER - SOUTH SHORE STATION - 1933

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CHUCKMAN PLACES – WELL-KNOWN GRAND CROSSING BUSINESS – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – C. A. BOUSHELLE RUG CLEANERS – 222 E 71ST STREET   Leave a comment

MATCHBOOK - CHICAGO - C. A. BOUSHELLE RUG CLEANERS - 222 E 71ST STREET

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – THE GRAND LIQUOR STORE – 7018 STONY ISLAND – MERRY CHRISTMAS   Leave a comment

MATCHBOOK - CHICAGO - THE GRAND LIQUOR STORE - 7018 STONY ISLAND - MERRY CHRISTMAS

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – TOKEN – CHICAGO – CHATTER BOX LOUNGE – 1622-24 E 79TH – 5 CENTS IN TRADE   Leave a comment

TOKEN - CHICAGO - CHATTER BOX LOUNGE - 1622-24 E 79TH - 5 CENTS IN TRADE

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – TOKEN – CHICAGO – TOP HAT LOUNGE – 7510 SAGINAW – NEAR 75TH AND EXCHANGE S W CORNER – CHARLIE MCGILL – FIVE CENTS   Leave a comment

TOKEN - CHICAGO - TOP HAT LOUNGE - 7510 SAGINAW - NEAR 75TH AND EXCHANGE S W CORNER - CHARLIE MCGILL - FIVE CENTS

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – NEWSPAPER ARTICLE – CHICAGO – APPOINTMENT NOTICE FOR DONALD E ANDERSON (AKA DOCTOR DON) TO SOUTH SHORE BAPTIST CHURCH – TRIBUNE – 1958   Leave a comment

NEWSPAPER - CHICAGO - APPOINTMENT NOTICE FOR D. E. ANDERSON TO SOUTH SHORE BAPTIST CHURCH - TRIBUNE - 1958

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – FLANDER’S TEA ROOM – 7501 EXCHANGE AVE – “SOUTH SHORE’S MOST POPULAR RESTAURANT” – SE CORNER OF 75TH AND EXCHANGE – THE FIND OF THE YEAR – I HAD DINNER HERE A COUPLE OF TIMES WITH MY MOM AND AUNT – SWEDISH MEATBALLS AND LEMON PIE   1 comment

MATCHBOOK - CHICAGO - FLANDER'S TEA ROOM - 7501 EXCHANGE AVE - SOUTH SHORE'S MOST POPULAR RESTAURANT - SE CORNER OF 75TH AND EXCHANGE

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – FLANDER’S TEA ROOM – 7501 EXCHANGE AVE – SOUTH SHORE’S MOST POPULAR RESTAURANT – INSIDE – SE CORNER OF 75TH AND EXCHANGE   Leave a comment

MATCHBOOK - CHICAGO - FLANDER'S TEA ROOM - 7501 EXCHANGE AVE - SOUTH SHORE'S MOST POPULAR RESTAURANT - INSIDE - SE CORNER OF 75TH AND EXCHANGE

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – GINNY LYNN SNACK SHOP – THE CLUB ROOM RESTAURANT – 7611 STONY ISLAND   Leave a comment

MATCHBOOK - CHICAGO - GINNY LYNN SNACK SHOP - THE CLUB ROOM RESTAURANT - 7611 STONY ISLAND

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – COUNTRY CLUB HOTEL – 6930 SOUTH SHORE DRIVE   Leave a comment

MATCHBOOK - CHICAGO - COUNTRY CLUB HOTEL - 6930 SOUTH SHORE DRIVE

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – GASSEL DRUG COMPANY – 2801 E 79TH – WINES AND LIQUORS – SE CORNER 79TH AND BURNHAM – SECTION OF BURNHAM E OF BRADWELL STREET AND S OF 79TH   3 comments

MATCHBOOK - CHICAGO - GASSEL DRUG COMPANY - 2801 E 79TH - WINES AND LIQUORS - SE CORNER 79TH AND BURNHAM - SECTION OF BURNHAM E OF BRADWELL STREET AND S OF 79TH

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – THE TWINS – 2255 E 79TH – S SIDE 79TH JUST W OF CRANDON – AND PARK FOREST – NOTE THIS VERSION HAS DROPPED THE 71ST STREET LOCATION AND ADDED A SUBURB – A REFLECTION OF CHANGING POPULATION MAKE-UP?   2 comments

MATCHBOOK - CHICAGO - THE TWINS - 2255 E 79TH - S SIDE 79TH JUST W OF CRANDON - AND PARK FOREST

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – THE HUNT ROOM RESTAURANT – SCOTT’S SEA FOOD – 2135 E 71ST – JUST E OF MERRILL S SIDE – NICE VERSION   Leave a comment

MATCHBOOK - CHICAGO - THE HUNT ROOM RESTAURANT - SCOTT'S SEA FOOD - 2135 E 71ST - JUST E OF MERRILL S SIDE

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – HIL-JO RESTAURANT AND LOUNGE – 2731 E 79Th – S SIDE JUST E OF MANISTEE   Leave a comment

MATCHBOOK - CHICAGO - HIL-JO RESTAURANT AND LOUNGE - 2731  E 79Th - S SIDE JUST E OF MANISTEE

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – MATCHBOOK – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – CHICAGO – HOWARD TAUBER’S CONTINENTAL-LINCOLN MERCURY – 1755 E 71ST – S SIDE BETWEEN RIDGELAND AND CONSTANCE   Leave a comment

MATCHBOOK - CHICAGO - HOWARD TAUBER'S CONTINENTAL-LICOLN MERCURY - 1755 E 71ST - N SIDE BETWEEN RIDGELAND AND CONSTANCE

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – THE PATIO RESTAURANT AND COCKTAIL LOUNGE – 1951 E 71ST – JUST W OF JEFFREY ON S SIDE   Leave a comment

MATCHBOOK - CHICAGO - THE PATIO RESTAURANT AND COCKTAIL LOUNGE - 1951 E 71ST - JUST W OF JEFFREY S SIDE

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – TOP HAT COCKTAILS – 7510 SAGINAW – THE PLACE AROUND THE CORNER FROM WALGREEN’S AT EXCHANGE – THIS WAS ONE END OF A SET OF BUILDINGS SHARING SPACE IN THE BACK FOR MOST OF A BLOCK TO THE HIGH-LOW FOODS – JOHNNY HOEHENER AND I USED TO CLIMB THE ROOFS BACK THERE AND SCROUNGE THE RUBBISH FOR MATERIALS FOR PROJECTS LIKE SOAP-BOX RACERS AROUND 1955   Leave a comment

MATCHBOOK - CHICAGO - TOP HAT COCKTAILS - 7510 SAGINAW - THE PLACE AROUND THE CORNER FROM WALGREEN'S AT EXCHANGE

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – LAGEN’S RECREATION BOWLING BILLIARDS – 7939 SOUTH CHICAGO AVE   Leave a comment

MATCHBOOK - CHICAGO - LAGEN'S RECREATION BOWLING BILLIARDS - 7939 SOUTH CHICAGO AVE

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – CHATTER BOX! – HARRY AND SOL ZIMMERMAN – 1622 E 79TH – N SIDE JUST W OF CORNELL   Leave a comment

MATCHBOOK - CHICAGO - CHATTER BOX! - HARRY AND SOL ZIMMERMAN - 1622 E 79TH - N SIDE JUST W OF CORNELL

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – POW WOW – 2313 E 71ST – ONLY EXCLUSIVE BOYS’ APPAREL IN SOUTH SHORE – S SIDE BETWEEN OGLESBY AND CRANDON – WHERE TROOP 594 AND OTHERS BOUGHT THEIR UNIFORMS AND EQUIPMENT FOR BOY SCOUTS – NOT FAR FROM JOHNSON’S TEA ROOM   1 comment

MATCHBOOK - CHICAGO - POW WOW - 2313 E 71ST - ONLY EXCLUSIVE BOYS' APPAREL IN SOUTH SHORE - S SIDE BETWEEN OGLESBY AND CRANDON

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – SOUTHMOOR BANK AND TRUST COMPANY – 68TH AND STONY ISLAND   Leave a comment

MATCHBOOK - CHICAGO - SOUTHMOOR BANK AND TRUST COMPANY - 68TH AND STONY ISLAND

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – COUNTRY CLUB HOTEL GALLERY RESTAURANT – BAMBOO ROOM RESTAURANT   Leave a comment

MATCHBOOK - CHICAGO - COUNTRY CLUB HOTEL GALLERY RESTAURANT - BAMBOO ROOM RESTAURANT

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – MENU – CHICAGO – CHICKEN DELIGHT – TAKE-OUT AND FREE DELIVERY – COVER – WE HAD ONE BETWEEN SAGINAW AND EXCHANGE IN A FORMER SERVICE STATION IN THE 1950s   Leave a comment

MENU - CHICAGO - CHICKEN DELIGHT - TAKE-OUT AND FREE DELIVERY - COVER

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – MENU – CHICAGO – CHICKEN DELIGHT – TAKE-OUT AND FREE DELIVERY – INSIDE   Leave a comment

MENU - CHICAGO - CHICKEN DELIGHT - TAKE-OUT AND FREE DELIVERY - INSIDE

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – TOKEN – CHICAGO – STRATOLINER COCKTAIL LOUNGE – 2634 E 75TH – NE CORNER EXCHANGE AND 75TH   1 comment

CHUCKMAN'S PLACES - TOKEN - CHICAGO - STRATOLINER COCKTAIL LOUNGE - 2634 E 75TH - NE CORNER EXCHANGE AND 75TH

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – TOKEN – CHICAGO – WINDSOR PARK LOUNGE – 2662 E 75TH – N SIDE HALFWAY BETWEEN EXCHANGE AND COLES   Leave a comment

TOKEN - CHICAGO - WINDSOR PARK LOUNGE - 2662 E 75TH - N SIDE HALFWAY BETWEEN EXCHANGE AND COLES

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CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – TOKEN – CHICAGO – LYLE’S LOUNGE – 1840 E 71ST – N SIDE E OF CONSTANCE – FIVE CENTS   Leave a comment

TOKEN - CHICAGO - LYLE'S LOUNGE - 1840 E 71ST - N SIDE E OF CONSTANCE - FIVE CENTS

Posted August 16, 2013 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – TOKEN – CHICAGO – KAPPY’S – 71ST AND JEFFERY – ONE DOLLAR   Leave a comment

TOKEN - CHICAGO - KAPPY'S - 71ST AND JEFFERY - ONE DOLLAR

Posted August 16, 2013 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – PHOTO – CHICAGO – CUNIS CANDIES AND ICE CREAM – SOUTH HOLLAND LOCATION – CANDY COUNTER – EDITED FROM ROADFOOD.COM SITE   Leave a comment

PHOTO - CHICAGO - CUNIS ICE CREAM - SOUTH HOLLAND - CANDY COUNTER

Posted August 16, 2013 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – PHOTO – CHICAGO – CUNIS CANDIES AND ICE CREAM – SOUTH HOLLAND – ICE CREAM SIGN – EDITED FROM ROADFOOD.COM SITE   Leave a comment

PHOTO - CHICAGO - CUNIS CANDIES AND ICE CREAM - SOUTH HOLLAND - ICE CREAM SIGN

Posted August 16, 2013 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MAGAZINE ARTICLE – CHICAGO – STONY THEATER – 6851 STONY ISLAND – 875 SEATS – HANNS TEICHERT – CONVERSION AND DECORATING – 1950   Leave a comment

MAGAZINE ARTICLE - CHICAGO - STONY THEATER  - 6851 STONY ISLAND - 875 SEATS - HANNS TEICHERT - CONVERSION AND DECORATING - 1950

Posted August 16, 2013 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MAGAZINE ARTICLE – CHICAGO – STONY THEATER – 6851 STONY ISLAND – 875 SEATS – HANNS TEICHERT – CONVERSION AND DECORATING – PAGE 2 – 1950   Leave a comment

MAGAZINE ARTICLE - CHICAGO - STONY THEATER  - 6851 STONY ISLAND - 875 SEATS - HANNS TEICHERT - CONVERSION AND DECORATING - PAGE 2 -  1950

Posted August 16, 2013 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – POSTCARD – CHICAGO – LINDON TOURIST HOME – SOUTH SHORE – 7701 EUCLID AVE – SE CORNER OF 77TH AND EUCLID – c1940   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - LINDON TOURIST HOME - SOUTH SHORE - 7701 EUCLID AVE - SE CORNER OF 77TH AND EUCLID - c1940

Posted August 16, 2013 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – PHOTO – CHICAGO – APARTMENT BUILDING – LAKE SHORE DRIVE AT 70TH PLACE – EDITED FROM REAL ESTATE IMAGE   Leave a comment

PHOTO - CHICAGO - APARTMENT BUILDING - LAKE SHORE DRIVE AT 70TH PLACE - EDITED FROM REAL ESTATE IMAGE

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – POSTCARD – CHICAGO – BRADWELL SCHOOL – SOUTH SHORE CALLED WINDSOR PARK – NICE VERSION – 1914   2 comments

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - BRADWELL SCHOOL - SOUTH SHORE CALLED WINDSOR PARK - 1914

Posted August 16, 2013 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – PHOTO – CHICAGO – RAINBOW BEACH – LOOKING N – EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER – FAIRLY CONTEMPORARY – CLICK ON THIS VERY LARGE IMAGE   Leave a comment

PHOTO - CHICAGO - RAINBOW BEACH - LOOKING N - EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER - FAIRLY CONTEMPORARY

Posted August 16, 2013 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – POSTCARD – CHICAGO – RAINBOW BEACH – CALLED WINDSOR BEACH AND MANHATTAN BEACH AND NICHOLS BEACH – BIG BREUGEL-LIKE CROWD – NICE VERSION – TINTED – 1910   1 comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - RAINBOW BEACH - CALLED WINDSOR BEACH AND MANHATTAN BEACH AND NICHOLS BEACH - BIG CROWD - TINTED - 1910

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – POSTCARD – CHICAGO – RAINBOW BEACH – CALLED 79TH AND LAKE MICHIGAN – STONE WALL AND BENCHES – COULD THIS BE THE ORIGIN OF THE NAME ROCKY LEDGES? – c1910   1 comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - RAINBOW BEACH - CALLED 79TH AND LAKE MICHIGAN - STONE WALL AND BENCHES - c1910

Posted August 16, 2013 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – POSTCARD – CHICAGO – RAINBOW BEACH SOUTH SHORE – CALLED SOUTH OF 76TH – AERIAL – NICE VERSION – 1917   2 comments

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - RAINBOW BEACH SOUTH SHORE - CALLED SOUTH OF 76TH - AERIAL - NICE VERSION - 1917

Posted August 16, 2013 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – PHOTO – CHICAGO – SOUTH SHORE COUNTRY CLUB – CABINET STYLE FRAME – 1907   Leave a comment

PHOTO - CHICAGO - SOUTH SHORE COUNTRY CLUB - CABINET STYLE FRAME - 1907

Posted August 16, 2013 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – PHOTO – CHICAGO – TAYLOR’S FURNACE AND TIN SHOP – 1104 E 75TH – JUST E OF GREENWOOD – WORKERS IN FRONT – 1907   Leave a comment

PHOTO - CHICAGO - TAYLOR'S FURNACE AND TIN SHOP - 1104 E 75TH - JUST E OF GREENWOOD - WORKERS IN FRONT - 1907

Posted August 16, 2013 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – AD – CHICAGO – WEE FOLKS – 1708-10 E 79TH – TOY STORE AND PARTY BAZAAR – DAILY NEWS – 1963 – EDITED FROM CARYN AMSTER’S SOUTH SHORE NEWS SPOT   Leave a comment

AD - CHICAGO - WEE FOLKS - 1708-10 E 79TH - TOY STORE AND PARTY BAZAAR - DAILY NEWS - 1963

Posted August 13, 2013 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – HYDE PARK CHICAGO – POSTCARD – CHICAGO – THE PALM GROVE INN RESTAURANT – 2 INTERIORS – OUTSIDE – BLUE MIRROR CIRCLE BAR – SIDEWALK CAFE – c1950   1 comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - THE PALM GROVE INN RESTAURANT - 2 INTERIORS - OUTSIDE - BLUE MIRROR CIRCLE BAR - SIDEWALK CAFE - c1950

Posted August 13, 2013 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – HYDE PARK CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – PICCADILLY HOTEL AND THEATRE – HYDE PARK BLVD AND BLACKSTONE   Leave a comment

MATCHBOOK - CHICAGO - PICCADILLY HOTEL AND THEATRE - HYDE PARK BLVD AND BLACKSTONE

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – THE HITCHING POST RESTAURANT – 2235 E 71ST – (BETWEEN LUELLA AND CRANDON) – OPEN 24 HOURS   Leave a comment

MATCHBOOK - CHICAGO - THE HITCHING POST RESTAURANT - 2235  E 71ST - OPEN 24 HOURS

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO: MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – DOROTHY LINDSTROM’S RESTAURANT – 6901 STONY ISLAND   Leave a comment

MATCHBOOK - CHICAGO - DOROTHY LINDSTROM'S RESTAURANT - 6901 STONY ISLAND

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – POSTCARD – CHICAGO – WOODS ELECTRIC CARS – SOUTH SHORE COUNTRY CLUB – 1911   2 comments

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - WOODS ELECTRIC CARS - SOUTH SHORE COUNTRY CLUB - 1911

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – SEGAL’S WINE AND LIQUOR STORE – 2900 E 79TH – 6845 STONY ISLAND – N SIDE BETWEEN ESCANABA AND EXCHANGE   Leave a comment

MATCHBOOK - CHICAGO - SEGAL'S WINE AND LIQUOR STORE - 2900 E 79TH - 6845 STONY ISLAND  - N SIDE BETWEEN ESCANABA AND EXCHANGE

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – PINK POODLE – 1625 E 67TH – SOUTH SHORE’S FINEST LOUNGE   Leave a comment

MATCHBOOK - CHICAGO - PINK POODLE - 1625 E 67TH - SOUTH SHORE'S FINEST LOUNGE

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – MENU – CHICAGO – PETER PAN SNACK SHOP RESTAURANTS – COVER – 1952   Leave a comment

MENU - CHICAGO - PETER PAN SNACK SHOP RESTAURANTS - COVER - 1952

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MENU – CHICAGO – PETER PAN SNACK SHOP RESTAURANTS – INSIDE PORTION – HAMBURGERS WE LOVED – 1952   Leave a comment

MENU - CHICAGO - PETER PAN SNACK SHOP RESTAURANTS - INSIDE PORTION - HAMBURGERS WE LOVED  - 1952

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – PHOTO – CHICAGO – SOUTH SHORE BAPTIST CHURCH – COLES AND CHELTENHAM – AS IT LOOKS TODAY – NOW A SMALL PART OF A HUGE BLACK REVIVAL CHURCH STRETCHING TO 79TH – IN MY TIME THERE WAS SHRUBBERY ABOVE FRONT CORNER CONCRETE, NO GLASS BLOCKS, A FRAMED MODEST INFORMATIONAL GLASS SIGN WITH MOVEABLE LETTERS, AND A SOMEWHAT EMBARRASSING CROSS SIGN ON ROOF CORNER WITH ‘ JESUS SAVES’ IN NEON – ALSO PARSONAGE WAS JUST E ON CHELTENHAM (TO THE LEFT) – EDITED FROM A RAY QUISENBERRY IMAGE   3 comments

PHOTO - CHICAGO - SOUTH SHORE BAPTIST CHURCH - COLES AND CHELTENHAM - AS IT LOOKS TODAY - EDITED FROM A RAY QUISENBERRY IMAGE

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MAGAZINE – CHICAGO – NOTABLE ARCHITECTURE – THE BRYN MAWR COMMUNITY CHURCH – 7000 JEFFERY AVE – 1925   Leave a comment

MAGAZINE - CHICAGO - NOTABLE ARCHITECTURE - THE BRYN MAWR COMMUNITY CHURCH - 7000 JEFFERY AVE - 1925

Posted May 16, 2013 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – POSTCARD – CHICAGO – ST BRIDE’S SCHOOL – c1910   2 comments

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - ST BRIDE'S SCHOOL - c1910

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – AD – CHICAGO – UNCLE JOHNNY COONS’ NOONTIME COMICS – HE SHOWED OLD COMEDIES LIKE LAUREL AND HARDY AND OUR GANG – I THINK MOST OF US WATCHED AT LUNCH HOME FROM SCHOOL – WNBQ – 1955   Leave a comment

AD - CHICAGO - NOONTIME COMICS WITH JOHNNY COONS - DAILY NOON - WNBQ - 1955

Posted April 28, 2013 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – THE DELANEY-HEALD COMPANY – STORAGE – 7159 STONY ISLAND AVE   Leave a comment

MATCHBOOK - CHICAGO - THE DELANEY-HEALD COMPANY - STORAGE - 7159 STONY ISLAND AVE

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – WHITE MANSION RESTAURANT – 75TH AND STONY ISLAND – ROUND THE CLOCK   Leave a comment

MATCHBOOK - CHICAGO - WHITE MANSION RESTAURANT - 75TH AND STONY ISLAND - ROUND THE CLOCK

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – PHOTO – CHICAGO – APARTMENT BUILDING – 5337 S HYDE PARK BLVD – WONDERFUL GAUDI-LIKE BUILDING – EDITED FROM REAL ESTATE IMAGE   Leave a comment

PHOTO - CHICAGO - APARTMENT BUILDING - 5337 S HYDE PARK BLVD - EDITED FROM REAL ESTATE IMAGE

Posted April 16, 2013 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SIDE CHICAGO – PHOTO – CHICAGO – JEFFERY MANOR MARRIONETTE MANOR – AS NEW PROJECTS – AERIAL – BOWEN HIGH SCHOOL – PAXTON AVE – 1948   1 comment

PHOTO - CHICAGO - JEFFERY MANOR  MARRIONETTE MANOR - AS NEW PROJECTS - AERIAL - BOWEN HIGH SCHOOL PAXTON AVE - 1948

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH CHICAGO – PHOTO – CHICAGO – UNKNOWN SOUTH CHICAGO BUTCHER SHOP INTERIOR – TWO BUTCHERS – 1905   Leave a comment

PHOTO - CHICAGO - UNKNOWN SOUTH CHICAGO BUTCHER SHOP INTERIOR - TWO BUTCHERS - 1905

Posted April 16, 2013 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – THE VOGUE LOUNGE – 1737 E 71ST – BETWEEN CONSTANCE AND RIDGELAND – SOUTH SIDE’S COZIEST RENDEZVOUS   Leave a comment

MATCHBOOK - CHICAGO - THE VOGUE LOUNGE - 1737 E 71ST - SOUTH SIDE'S COZIEST RENDEZVOUS

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – JOHNSON’S TEA ROOM – SMORGASBORD – 6901 STONY ISLAND AVE – MOST LIKELY THE SAME BUSINESS WHICH LATER WAS LOCATED AT 71ST AND EXCHANGE   Leave a comment

MATCHBOOK - CHICAGO - JOHNSON'S TEA ROOM - SMORGASBORD - 6901 STONY ISLAND AVE

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – BALL – PINK RUBBER – SKY BOUNCE – ANOTHER BRAND OF THE KIND WE PLAYED “PENNER” WITH – I HAVE IT FIXED IN MY MIND THAT THE ONES WE BOUGHT AT THE VERA SHOP WERE CALLED “SKY-HI” OR “SKY-HIGH” ?   Leave a comment

BALL - PINK RUBBER - SKY BOUNCE

Posted November 7, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – PATCH – CHICAGO – SOUTH SHORE DISTRICT CAMP-O-REE – BOY SCOUTS – 1954   Leave a comment

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – PATCH – CHICAGO – SOUTH SHORE DISTRICT – BOY SCOUTS AMERICA – AMERICA AND CANADA – 1961   Leave a comment

BADGE - CHICAGO - SOUTH SHORE DISTRICT - BOY SCOUTS AMERICA - AMERICA AND CANADA - 1961

Posted November 7, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – TOKEN – CHICAGO – SOUTH SHORE SPA – 7159-61 EXCHANGE AVE – E SIDE NEAR 72ND – GOOD FOR FIVE CENTS   Leave a comment

TOKEN - CHICAGO - SOUTH SHORE SPA - 7159-61 EXCHANGE AVE - GOOD FOR FIVE CENTS

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CONSTANCE AND 69TH – NE CORNER – LARGE HOMES – YOUNG TREES – c1910   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - CONSTANCE AND 69TH - NE CORNER - LARGE HOMES - YOUNG TREES - c1910

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – PHOTO – CHICAGO – 74TH STREET BEACH – UNKNOWN YOUNG WOMAN AND CARS – NOTE THEY PARKED ON BEACH – 1927   Leave a comment

PHOTO - CHICAGO - 74TH STREET BEACH - UNKNOWN YOUNG WOMAN AND CARS - 1927

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – PHOTO – CHICAGO – RAINBOW BEACH – BLACK FAMILY SNAPSHOT – FILTRATION PLANT IN BACKGROUND – 1973   1 comment

PHOTO - CHICAGO - RAINBOW BEACH - BLACK FAMILY SNAPSHOT - FILTRATION PLANT IN BACKGROUND - 1973

Posted November 5, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – POSTCARD – CHICAGO – RAINBOW BEACH (CALLED MANHATTAN BEACH) – BIG CROWD – LOOKING S – 1914   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - RAINBOW BEACH (CALLED MANHATTAN BEACH) - BIG CROWD - LOOKING S - 1914

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – POSTCARD – CHICAGO – RAINBOW BEACH – CALLED MANHATTAN – NOTE THIS ACTUALLY IS WINDSOR BEACH SECTION AT 75TH – ROOF SIGN IS FOR FAIR DEPARTMENT STORE DOWNTOWN – THE SOUTH SHORE BEACHES WERE AMONG THE MOST ACTIVE IN EARLY DAYS – THE NORTH HAD LITTLE IN THE WAY OF NATURAL BEACHES – EARLY   1 comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - RAINBOW BEACH - CALLED MANHATTAN - NOTE THIS ACTUALLY WINDSOR BEACH SECTION - SIGN IS FOR FAIR STORE DOWNTOWN - EARLY

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – POSTCARD – CHICAGO – RAINBOW BEACH – THEN CALLED MANHATTAN – DIFFERENT VIEW – LOOKING N FROM ABOUT THE START OF NICHOL’S (PRIVATE) BEACH – 1909   Leave a comment

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – HYDE PARK – POSTCARD – CHICAGO – HOTEL SHERRY- 53RD STREET AT THE LAKE – AERIAL – c1950   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - HOTEL SHERRY - 53RD AT THE LAKE  - AERIAL - c1950

Posted November 5, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – PHOTO – CHICAGO – FIFTH ARMY HEADQUARTERS – 51ST AND OUTER DRIVE – SCENE OF SOUTH SHORE ROTC MILITARY BALLS – FORMER CHICAGO BEACH HOTEL – 1963   1 comment

PHOTO - CHICAGO - FIFTH ARMY HEADQUARTERs - 51ST AND OUTER DRIVE - FORMER CHICAGO BEACH HOTEL - 1963

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – BAILEY’S MILITARY OUTFITTERS – 25 W VAN BUREN – NOT SOUTH SHORE BUT A PLACE EVERYONE IN ROTC HAD TO GO FOR EQUIPMENT   Leave a comment

MATCHBOOK - CHICAGO - BAILY'S MILITARY OUTFITTERS - 25 W VAN BUREN

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – I. WEINER RELIABLE FURRIER – 2037 E 75TH – BETWEEN CLYDE AND CHAPPEL   Leave a comment

MATCHBOOK - CHICAGO - I. WEINER RELIABLE FURRIER - 2037 E 75TH - BETWEEN CLYDE AND CHAPPEL

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – NEW AVALON BALLROOM – 79TH AND STONY ISLAND – HAVE NOT FOUND ANYTHING ON THIS PLACE – PERHAPS THE SAME PLACE CALLED HIPPODROME – PERHAPS PRE-DATED AVALON THEATER OPENED IN 1927   Leave a comment

MATCHBOOK - CHICAGO - NEW AVALON BALLROOM - 79TH AND STONY ISLAND

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – EHRLICH’S RESTAURANT – 2107 E 71ST – BETWEEN CLYDE AND MERRILL   Leave a comment

MATCHBOOK - CHICAGO - EHRLICKH'S RESTAURANT - 2107 E 71ST

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – HYDE PARK CHICAGO – AD – CHICAGO – PICCADILLY THEATRE – SCHOENSTADT’S – OPENING – HYDE PARK BLVD AND BLACKSTONE – 3500 SEATS – 75 STARS ON STAGE – 1927   2 comments

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – HYDE PARK CHICAGO – BOOK COVER – CHICAGO – SCHOENSTADT’S PICCADILLY THEATRE – HYDE PARK – OPENED 1927   Leave a comment

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – POSTCARD – CHICAGO – SOUTH SHORE COUNTRY CLUB – 71ST AND SOUTH SHORE DR – c1910   Leave a comment

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – HYDE PARK CHICAGO – POSTCARD – CHICAGO – WOODLAWN BAPTIST CHURCH – WHERE I WENT AS A CHILD IN HYDE PARK – IN THE EARLY 1950s THERE WAS A PASTOR AND HIS WIFE WHO RAN SUNDAY SCHOOL NAMED HARMS (SP?) – 1906   1 comment

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – POSTCARD – CHICAGO – SOUTH SHORE COUNTRY CLUB – SHOOTING LODGE – MAIN BUILDINGS IN DISTANCE -1914   Leave a comment

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – POSTCARD – CHICAGO – THE SUMMERSET LOUNGE – 7631 JEFFREY AVE – “SOUTH SHORE’S FINEST LOUNGE AND DINING ROOM” – 1940s   Leave a comment

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – AD – CHICAGO – AVALON AND CAPITOL THEATRES – 79TH AND STONY ISLAND – 79TH AND HALSTED – WHEN IN CHICAGO – FINEST TALKING PICTURES PLUS STAGE PRODUCTIONS – 1931   2 comments

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – POSTCARD – CHICAGO – SOUTH SHORE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH – 2824 E 76TH – THE CHURCH BY THE LAKE – ARCHITECT’S DRAWING OF NEW BUILDING UNDER CONSTRUCTION – c1960   1 comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - SOUTH SHORE PREBYTERIAN CHURCH - 2824  E 76TH - THE CHURCH BY THE LAKE - ARCHITECT'S DRAWING OF NEW BUILDING UNDER CONSTRUCTION - c1960

Posted July 25, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – TWIN LIQUOR STORES – 2255 E 79TH (S SIDE JUST W OF CRANDON) AND 1934 E 71ST (N SIDE AT EUCLID) – SOUTH SHORE – CALLED JUST THE TWINS   Leave a comment

MATCHBOOK - CHICAGO - TWIN LIQUOR STORES - 2255 E 79TH AND 1934 E 71ST - SOUTH SHORE - CALLED JUST THE TWINS

Posted July 14, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – AJAX AUTO – OLDSMOBILE SALES AND SERVICE – 7800 STONY ISLAND   Leave a comment

MATCHBOOK - CHICAGO - AJAX AUTO - OLDSMOBILE SALES AND SERVICE - 7800 STONY ISLAND

Posted July 14, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – HAL OPPER PLYMOUTH – 7616-26 STONY ISLAND – NEW 1960s   Leave a comment

MATCHBOOK - CHICAGO - HAL OPPER PLYMOUTH - 7616-26 STONY ISLAND - NEW 1960s

Posted July 14, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – SOUTH END CLEANERS AND DYERS – 7427 COTTAGE GROVE AVE   Leave a comment

Posted July 14, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – PHOTO – CHICAGO – CARSON PIRIE SCOTT DEPARTMENT STORE – STATE STREET – NEW CHECK-CASHING PHOTO DEVICE – CASHIER BEHIND COUNTER IS IDENTIFIED AS KATHLEEN MATTISON OF 7831 JEFFERY – HER FACE SEEMS SO FAMILIAR – 1957   Leave a comment

Posted July 10, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – PHOTO – CHICAGO – 7624 EUCLID AVE – TWO-FLAT BUILDING BEING MOVED – 1954   2 comments

Posted June 28, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – NEWSPAPER – CHICAGO SOUTHEAST ECONOMIST – JAN 14 1954 – FAMILIAR NAMES AND PLACES – NOTE ADS FOR AVALON AND SHORE THEATERS   Leave a comment

Posted June 25, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – NEWSPAPER – CHICAGO – SOUTH SHORE – SOUTHEAST ECONOMIST – FEBRUARY 2, 1958   Leave a comment

ScahillSoutheast EconomistChicagoIllinois1958February02

Posted June 25, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – NEWSPAPER – CHICAGO – SOUTHEAST ECONOMIST – AD FOR KORDEK FLOWERS 1813 E 79TH – KINGSTON GARAGE 2507 E 79TH – CUSTOM STYLED SHOP 1805 E 71ST – MARCH 17 1949   1 comment

NEWSPAPER - CHICAGO - SOUTHEAST ECONOMIST - AD FOR KORDEK FLOWERS 1813 E 79TH - KINGSTON GARAGE 2507 E 79TH - CUSTOM STYLED SHOP 1805 E 71ST - MARCH 17 1949

Posted June 24, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – TWIN GOURMET SHOPPE – 2255 E 79TH – 1934 E 71ST – THE TWINS FOOD AND LIQUOR MART – I’D FORGOTTEN THE NAME UNTIL I CAME ACROSS THIS   1 comment

Posted June 23, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – POSTCARD – CHICAGO – RAINBOW BEACH – PART OF IT CALLED NICHOLS BEACH – WINDSOR PARK – FAIRLY CLOSE UP – BATHERS – 1913   Leave a comment

Posted June 23, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – POSTCARD – CHICAGO – RAINBOW BEACH – PART OF IT CALLED NICHOLS BEACH – WINDSOR PARK – FAMILY EATING CANDY APPLES – EARLY   Leave a comment

Posted June 23, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – POSTCARD – CHICAGO – SIEGEL’S BARBECUE RESTAURANTS – MULTI-IMAGE – 83RD AND JEFFREY – 67TH AND WESTERN – 232 W GARFIELD – 1938   Leave a comment

Posted June 23, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – SIEGEL’S BARBECUE RESTAURANT   Leave a comment

Posted June 23, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – PHOTO – CHICAGO – 2240 E 73RD STREET – FORMER GROCERY STORE – NEWSPAPER CARTS IN FRONT – LOCATION OF A SOUTH SIDE CO-OP SCHOOL CLOSED FOR DELINQUENCY – THE ONLY PICTURE I’VE SEEN OF THE OLD NEWSBOY CARTS WE USED A DECADE BEFORE – 1970   3 comments

Posted June 18, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – POSTCARD – CHICAGO – RAINBOW BEACH – CALLED MANHATTAN – 75TH AND LAKE – HUGE CROWD – c1910   Leave a comment

Posted June 15, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – POSTCARD – CHICAGO – RAINBOW BEACH – THEN MANHATTAN – CARS AND CARRIAGES PULLED UP – CROWD ON BEACH – STREETCAR TRACKS – 1916   Leave a comment

Posted June 15, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – PETER PAN SNACK SHOPS – MAKE OUR OWN ICE CREAM – EARLY VERSION OF LOGO   Leave a comment

Posted June 7, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – PHOTO – CHICAGO – RAINBOW PARK – PERENNIAL GARDEN – SOME VISITORS – AUGUST 1964   1 comment

Posted May 23, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – PHOTO – CHICAGO – RAINBOW PARK – 77TH AND SOUTH SHORE DRIVE – NEW PLAQUE DEDICATED – 1967   Leave a comment

Posted May 23, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – PHOTO – CHICAGO – SOUTH SHORE HIGH SCHOOL – JEFFERSON CRANE – TEACHING SUMMER CHEMISTRY CLASS – PREVIOUS SUMMER I TOOK HIS CLASS AND GRADUATED EARLY – 1963   Leave a comment

Posted May 23, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – POSTCARD – CHICAGO – APARTMENT BUILDING – 6811 EAST END AVE – EARLY   Leave a comment

Posted May 23, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – POSTCARD – CHICAGO – RAINBOW BEACH – CALLED MANHATTAN – FROM NORTH OF FAIR BUILDINGS – NOTE COVERED AREA ON RIGHT – EARLY   Leave a comment

Posted May 9, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – PHOTO – CHICAGO – 79TH STREET WATER FILTRATION PLANT – AERIAL – 1947   Leave a comment

Posted May 9, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – HYDE PARK CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – TROPICAL HUT RESTAURANT – 1320 E 57TH – HYDE PARK – SPECIAL TV FANS – INSIDE   Leave a comment

Posted May 9, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – HYDE PARK CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – TROPICAL HUT RESTAURANT – 1320 E 57TH – HYDE PARK – OUTSIDE   Leave a comment

Posted May 9, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO – MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – THE INVICTA LIQUORS – 1906 E 71ST STREET (N SIDE JUST E OF BENNETT)   Leave a comment

Posted May 9, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized