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6 years ago
frworksonpaper
Yes north of LeMoyne
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6 years ago
frworksonpaper
I own a former exchange building on Western Ave. Pond & Pond Architects, 1904.The following book has some great exterior and interior photos of the exchanges Irving Pond designed: http://hyoogenpress.com/irving-k-pond-book.htm
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6 years ago
frworksonpaper
Try this link http://www.abebooks.com/servlet/BookDetailsPL?bi=13574721353&searchurl=isbn%3D9781420858259%26cm_sp%3Dbot-_-plp-_-sr
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7 years ago
frworksonpaper
Check out this excellent documentary by Phil Ranstrom about Maxwell Street: http://www.maxwellstreetdocumentary.com/
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8 years ago
frworksonpaper
After reading Patrick Steffes' article, Five Years of Forgotten Chicago, Part 2: Research, I came across this image of a Seven-Up bottling plant Patrick referred to in his article: This is a 1961 Hedrich Blessing photo of the newly completed structure. This building, located at 4544 W. Carroll in Chicago, was built for Joyce Beverage in 1961 and was designed by Naess & Murphy. By 1984 the
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9 years ago
frworksonpaper
The ghost sign at 4153 W. Madison. http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/5419039679/in/set-72157625858321529/
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9 years ago
frworksonpaper
Here is the ad from the Tribune from 1872. http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/8129166058/
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9 years ago
frworksonpaper
I visited an estate sale today at 2024 W Warren and found out that the old house there was sold and being demolished. This house looks to me to be from the 1860s and one part of it from the 1850s. Does any one have any info on the history of this house? I found an ad in the Tribune archives for the sale of the house from March 25, 1872. 281 Warren was the old pre-1909 address.
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9 years ago
frworksonpaper
Here are some selected images from the book:
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9 years ago
frworksonpaper
There will be a book signing from 6pm to 9pm Friday, June 8th, 2012 for the next volume of Charles R. Childs' Chicago. Volume Two covers the Near North Side which includes the Gold Coast, River North and Streeterville. Authors Perry Casalino and John Graf will be present for this event at AdventureLand Works on Paper, 1513 N. Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60622. We hope to see our fellow fans of archit
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10 years ago
frworksonpaper
I saw an interesting photography show recently of Matt's work. Many "forgotten" places. http://abandonedremnants.blogspot.com/2010/12/blog-post_2298.html
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10 years ago
frworksonpaper
A fairly new uncovering on North Av. A friend of mine has the electrified "M" from Miami Bowl hanging in his livingroom. http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://forgottenchicago.com/pics/change/miami1.jpg&imgrefurl=http://forgottenchicago.com/features/chicago-odds-and-ends/the-more-things-change/&usg=__HCRzKetpqFRMEFI0wisN08q-te4=&h=273&w=400&sz=32&hl=e
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10 years ago
frworksonpaper
Here is a great photo of the Hotel Metropole in 1909 from the book "Charles R. Childs' Chicago" http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/5414649904/
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11 years ago
frworksonpaper
The Northwest Tower building in Wicker Park at the intersection of Milwaukee and North (with Damen nearby) and 222 E. Chestnut both still have full time elevator operators.
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11 years ago
frworksonpaper
There is still a horse trough on the Lincoln Park running path just north of Fullerton. It was rebuilt a few years ago in concrete replacing a stone fixture. It runs year round.
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11 years ago
frworksonpaper
The Snuggery will soon re-open "by popular demand" in the bank building just west of Moretti's.
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11 years ago
frworksonpaper
There will be a book signing from 5pm to 7pm Saturday, October 9th, 2010 for this new book. Authors Perry Casalino and Greg Treharne will be present for this event at FR Works on Paper, 1513 N. Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60622. We hope to see our fellow fans of architecture there.
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11 years ago
frworksonpaper
Here is a picture of the fire looking south on Pulaski towards North Ave.
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11 years ago
frworksonpaper
Quite a difference in 100 years. Taken from the book Charles R. Charles Revisited.
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11 years ago
frworksonpaper
Exactly a century ago, Charles R. Childs became Chicago’s first documentary photographer. Starting in 1908 and continuing through 1912, Childs went block by block, neighborhood by neighborhood creating one of the most exhaustive photographic records in Chicago history—compiling more than 5,000 penny postcards that show what Chicago looked like. Now, for the first time, Childs’ work has been ga
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