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10 years ago
xeroid81
I went to school with a Gerald Haptas. Was he any relation to you? I remember going to the novenas and processions with my mom. The priest on the loud speaker and you got to carry a candle around with you.Seemed like a kick back then.
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10 years ago
xeroid81
Dont forget the one in Midlothian on Pulaski/Crawford ave.
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10 years ago
xeroid81
I spent 2 weeks in the east wing(old section) which was yet to be air conditioned. It was in june of 72 and very hot and sticky.I think mid to upper 90's.I still can remember the Cecadas on window screens while I drank beers my friends smuggled in! Definitely made the stay a bit more pleasant. I also met a a couple nurses/students whom I consequently ran into during my visits to Marquette Park.God
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10 years ago
xeroid81
What ever happened to Miami Bowl? Is Frito Lay still behind it?
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10 years ago
xeroid81
You don't see much arhitecture like that these days. That kinda reminds me of the old Crane building on S. Kedzie whicH I believe is now part of Santa Fe R.R.
Forum: Forgotten Chicago Sightings
10 years ago
xeroid81
Wow,this brings back some memories. I was just thinking about the old legless guy who used to sit on the sidewalk in front with his german shephard collecting donations from people walking by.He had real thick glasses and a floppy hat.I googled AA bigstore and found this forum. I am a retired chicagoan living in Iowa on a small hobby farm. I moved to DuPAGE COUNTY IN 84 but my mom still lives ther
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