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9 years ago
MIKETOUHY
Wonder if there were any other Weboldt's stores with the diamonds on it just like the HIP location?
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10 years ago
MIKETOUHY
Fine Arts Building. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gajxpfakuYA Wonder why they don't have those steel things in between the cba and the doors?
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10 years ago
MIKETOUHY
chicagotransitfan Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Now, I posted this on another forum, and have > received some help, so, I've decided to try me > luck here as well. My question concerns old > stations and their layout along the C&NW Northwest > branch. I frequent this line, and until recently, > didn't know of other intermediate stops
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10 years ago
MIKETOUHY
Kchi Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > At one time Chicago had many neighborhood shopping > districts. In a age where many people did not own > cars and relied on either a bus or foot power > these districts were busy with customers. With > the flight to suburbia, the downfall of the anchor > stores like Goldblatts,Weiboldts,Woolworths thes
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10 years ago
MIKETOUHY
through from 1982, the J. Hancock photo was probably taken between 1969 and 1976, since the Water Tower place didn't exist and I guess the band playing the NA outside the WGN studios was from the 60's. Note: Aparently the ending was with a hellicopter flying from studio, but was cut out from this particualer clip. http://www.fuzzymemories.tv/index.php?c=3697
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10 years ago
MIKETOUHY
That tall bank building in the downtown area. Don't know what it's called now or its original name, but I remember years ago looking at old papers at the local library and there was another bank building on that spot. Can't discribe it other than it was a concrete bulding that looked very unique and ashame that they even chose to tear it down.
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10 years ago
MIKETOUHY
Are you sure that station was at Addison? I know there was a station in between I'rving PK. and Clyborn but I belong to a yahoo group on the C&NW and as strange as it might seem, they mention there a station at one of the side streets in between Addison & Belmont.
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10 years ago
MIKETOUHY
DaGrinch Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > I had 2 addresses - 29 and 39. Okay, so I flipped > a coin and took the wrong one. :( > > If it's National Crystal, that's the one I want. > My grandfather, Kenneth Gyger, and his two > brothers, Laurence and Charles Robert, owned/ran > the company. I have found some pictures of the > He
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10 years ago
MIKETOUHY
Think there was a few of these discount stores in the Chicago area but there was 1 in Norridge on Harlem between Montrose and Gunnison Aves. Never was in in or even knew the name of it. However there was a lumber yard across the street from in called Joeseph's Lumber; and I remember the building and the sign in large blue letters. Funny thing when it closed they torn the building down and
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10 years ago
MIKETOUHY
You don't seem to get what I'm saying. Bryn Mawr today ends at E. River Rd. Which is the end of the city limits and the forest preserve is. So how could it have anything to do with the Tri-State being built?
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10 years ago
MIKETOUHY
Can't have anything to do with the Expreesway being built because it runs a streight line between Canfield and Manhheim.
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10 years ago
MIKETOUHY
That's funny. While it does pick up in Rosemont, Im suprised it went that far considering in ends by a forest preserve and why would they have closed it off in the first place?
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10 years ago
MIKETOUHY
I assume prior to the 50's Bryn Mawr didn't end at East River Rd like it does today. If so how far did it go? I suppose Harlem Ave or could it have been Canfield? Main reason I ask is because Bryn Mawr from Canfield to E. River RD. is not exactly parralel to Bryn Mawr East of that point.
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10 years ago
MIKETOUHY
tomcat630 Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Was a building built over it and then torn down? I > think it may have been recently 'uncovered' in > past 20 years or so, but maybe someone can > confirm? Couldn't of been. I can remember seeing this sign early in the 90's.
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10 years ago
MIKETOUHY
Wonder how that sign has mannaged to remain for so long without it being totally worn off?
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10 years ago
MIKETOUHY
I've seen it myself in the past. When did it close?
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10 years ago
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bowler Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > There's some talk of it here: > > "I'm not sure who ran this in Chicago in the late > 60's or early 70's but it ran on VHF, so it was > probably WGN. > We got the cards at the Jewel supermarket, and the > shows ran on saturday night. > I know it was VHF because we didn't get a UHF TV ( &
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10 years ago
MIKETOUHY
It's still there but I don't remember the name.
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10 years ago
MIKETOUHY
The WTTW sign-off clip has just been posted here. http://fuzzymemories.tv/index.php?c=3480
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10 years ago
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shoreline Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Way Out, > The large department store at Dempster and > Waukegan Rd was EJ Korvette. It occupied nearly > all of the space in the strip mall. The company > was a mid sized discounter based in Philadelphia > named for Eight Jewish Korean War Veterans. The > prime years for the operation were the
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10 years ago
MIKETOUHY
If you don't know for sure please don't respond.
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10 years ago
MIKETOUHY
How long have they had a tree lighting ceremony at Daley Plaza?
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11 years ago
MIKETOUHY
Did that include Elston Ave?
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11 years ago
MIKETOUHY
Don't know if this would interest most but Wonder if there's an online list of when each one of those were built? I'm curious when the one on Elston Ave. was constructed?
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11 years ago
MIKETOUHY
This is an interesting topic. BTW does anyone know when the Merchandise Mart, along with some of the department stores downtown got the modern day elevators?
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11 years ago
MIKETOUHY
Running up the stairs? Certainly sounds tiresome. BTW you mention The Prudential was still the tallest in 62, it was only 7 years old at the time.
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11 years ago
MIKETOUHY
Didn't kow it wa Eisenhower doing the annoucing. I'm wonder about a NA film WTTW used whic I saw in the late 70's when I got up early Sunday Morning when the station sign on. I couldn't remember all than was shown because I was too young, but I remeber the Daley center, along whith the Lake Point Towers, so I don't know how old this film was when I first saw it so I'm hopeing someone knows
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11 years ago
MIKETOUHY
There's an apartment complex on N. Cumberland Ave. called "Catheren Courts" south of the Kennedy and there's a small shopping center that sits right in front of it, which is very strange. So I onder which of those 2 came first and how did they end up building both developments in the same spot?
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11 years ago
MIKETOUHY
What is now the Avondale Office Center between Harlem & Devon. When did SE first open?
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11 years ago
MIKETOUHY
tomcat630 Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Edison Park is like an island of the city near > Niles and Park Ridge. But it has been part of > Chicago longer than many of the other fringe > neighborhoods. What do you mean by that? Edison Park from what I understand is one of a few that were annexed into the city durring the 20th Century.
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