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8 years ago
Tom B
Want to buy the book ...what is the name or for that matter ANY books about Chicago that any of you would recommend
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8 years ago
Tom B
What led me to this site was my curiosity about an old hotel that I lived in when I was in college. It’s called the Broadmoor up on Howard and Bosworth. It was a dive but I could tell that based upon some of the buildings architecture that it must have been amazing in its day. “The Broadmoor Hotel, 7600 North Bosworth was built in 1922-23 by developers Louis Rubin and Abraham Marks, this six-
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8 years ago
Tom B
Clyde Savings in Cicero was run by Sylvia Medima (not sure of the spelling), three of my brothers worked for them in the 60's and 70's
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8 years ago
Tom B
Goldblatts on 26th street was my first job in the deli. 40+ years later, I live 10 blocks away from the Goldblatt mansion in Downers Grove
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8 years ago
Tom B
I grew up at 22nd/23rd and Drake in the late late 50’s, 60’s and 70’s. I found this thread AMAZING!!! I know I have some photos of the old neighborhood. If I recall early in the thread there was mention of a book being published. Can someone tell me if it was and if it was, where I could purchase it? Thanks Pictures may include some neighborhood but also Blessed Sacrament on the corner of
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