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14 years ago
curtis
Former post office/ now tortilleria on 18th Street. http://www.flickr.com/photos/86125374@N00/2363162341/
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14 years ago
curtis
The ride over the Ogden Avenue Bridge at Goose Island and Division was awesome and terrifying (especially when riding your bike and it was wet!)
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14 years ago
curtis
I lived across the street from the Del Morroco back then. They shot a scene (it was supposed to be a "shooting gallery") in our storefront at 807 W. Lake, next to the TNT Lounge. Our space pre-dated the Great Fire, built in 1869. It was demoed around 2001 and was a gravel parking lot last I noticed. The movie "No Mercy" (starring Richard Gere and Kim Bassinger) was also sho
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14 years ago
curtis
This area north of the Little Calumet River (and south of Altgeld Gardens) in the community area of Riverdale was once the Jon Ton farm and a stop on the historic Underground Railroad. Community farming continues today along 134th Place, and visitors can occasionally spy a vintage red tractor tilling the land! http://www.flickr.com/photos/86125374@N00/2193760777/ http://www.flickr.com/photo
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14 years ago
curtis
Yes, the DeMars shown was at the corner of Paulina, not Wood. Although it was a lovely vintage vignette (in the early 90's), I always felt it was a crying shame that the food was prepared without any evidence of care. It was truly unremarkable, ubiquitous diner chow. No sweet memories linger.
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14 years ago
curtis
This building was not only used by the CPD but housed a number of other City of Chicago departments. I recall often delivering to the Department of Aging there in the early 1990's.
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