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7 years ago
jvp55
thanks for the post. glad to see it back.
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7 years ago
jvp55
does anyone know what happened to the site calumet 412? there have not been any new pics in months. this was a great site for pics of Chicago history. i hope it comes back.
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7 years ago
jvp55
There is another old firehouse at 1244 n wells that is now a spa.
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7 years ago
jvp55
Don't forget Paul Bunyons rest. a little further south. the food was okay but they had that giant cookie. you never went any further south the neighborhood was sketchy.
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8 years ago
jvp55
Check out http://cinematreasures.org/ for old theatre info.
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9 years ago
jvp55
There used to be a Henry's at foster/central/nwhwy Also where the small mall at Milwaukee/higgens, used to be a theater.music venue that had wimpy's rest.
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9 years ago
jvp55
I delivered beer to the mill in the early 80's. the coolers were in the basement, there were corridors that led under all the bldgs including the uptown theater. but no tunnels leading to the lake. talked to one of the bartenders that knew a few stories about the place. Capone used to have meetings in the underground rooms that were there. there were even bathrooms in the underground. this was als
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9 years ago
jvp55
i seem to recall tanks like those at the peoples gas yard that was just south of six corners on the nw side.
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9 years ago
jvp55
i recall that the last business that occupied that small park was a storm window seller and repair. where paterno is now used to be a cta bus turn around. paterno was at the triangle corner and the cta station was behind it.
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9 years ago
jvp55
it was on Long ave appx 5044. it is now a vacant lot
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10 years ago
jvp55
google' ask geoffrey' look for 7/23 episode and click on link cook co expressways
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10 years ago
jvp55
go to wttw website. last nite on this week in chicago this very question was asked. they have a link to highway construction pics of the time you are asking for.
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