Show all posts by user


General Discussion Forgotten Chicago Forum
Explore Forgotten Chicago
Feel free to discuss anything related to the website here. 

Current Page: 1 of 1
Results 1 - 16 of 16
11 years ago
tim62b
look at this image. The object is an old style parking meter.
Forum: Forgotten Chicago Sightings
11 years ago
tim62b
The roller rink on Madison Street was the Madison Garden Rink, near Rockwell. Long gone.
Forum: Questions and Answers (Q&A)
11 years ago
tim62b
St. Anne's was later known as St. Charles Lawanga.
Forum: Questions and Answers (Q&A)
11 years ago
tim62b
North & Pulaski Historical Society FB has a lot of info on the Woolworth's fire and maybe info on empire ballroom
Forum: Questions and Answers (Q&A)
11 years ago
tim62b
Madison & Crawford on the west side: Madigan's, L. Fish, Three sisters, O'Connor-Goldberg, Neisner's, Golblatt's, and the Marbro theater. Also Oak Park: Marshall Field's, Wieboldt's, Montgomery Ward, Bond, Hillman's, Richman's, Woolworth's, Gilmore's.
Forum: General Discussion
11 years ago
tim62b
How About Gene & Georgetti's or Tufano's(Vernon Park Tap). Or Gino's East for pizza.
Forum: Questions and Answers (Q&A)
11 years ago
tim62b
Patio is re-opening soon: http://www.suntimes.com/entertainment/movies/5550964-421/patio-theater-in-portage-park-gets-a-second-run-at-success.html
Forum: Questions and Answers (Q&A)
11 years ago
tim62b
This is I believe what you are talking about:
Forum: Questions and Answers (Q&A)
11 years ago
tim62b
I clicked on 'Riots 1968" and went to Flickr. I went to the largest version of the picture. there's grass all the way up to the thing, which leads me to believe the thing is in the ground. it looks like a parking meter with it's coin box removed. The oval part at the top looks like the time remaining indicator. But the question comes up: a parking meter that close to a bus stop? Unless, it's
Forum: Forgotten Chicago Sightings
11 years ago
tim62b
Ted Knusman Amvets Post was in Austin at Chicago & Parkside. In the early to mid-seventies it relocated to Irving just west of Central.
Forum: General Discussion
11 years ago
tim62b
Thanks for the help. I appreciate it.
Forum: General Discussion
11 years ago
tim62b
This is a used car lot from 1956 at 2429 N. Cicero. The office is in an old schoolhouse. Can't figure out the name of the school. Any suggestions would be appreciated
Forum: General Discussion
11 years ago
tim62b
I grew up in Austin: the only funeral home that i'm aware of that was just west of Cicero on the south side of the street was Conboy's, which also operated a bowling alley next door.Conboy's later moved to North Avenue a couple blocks west of Austin. Other west side funeral homes i remember were gibbons, originally located on madison street in St. Mel's parish, later moving to Oak Park and Irving
Forum: Questions and Answers (Q&A)
11 years ago
tim62b
charliesource Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Brigance was located at 15 West Chicago ave. ANd I > was an employee there when they closed. I believe > it was a friday March 21rst. 1975 when they got us > in the back of the service dept. and said "Sorry, > Were out of business". I was there only about a > year but enjoyed my time a
Forum: General Discussion
11 years ago
tim62b
You're welcome
Forum: Questions and Answers (Q&A)
11 years ago
tim62b
The Book was published in 1929 by the American Publishers Corp. of Chicago.It was published for the 1930 annual meeting of the American Bar Association, which i can safely conclude was held in Chicago.I got this information from my local library, which has the book.
Forum: Questions and Answers (Q&A)
Current Page: 1 of 1

Home | Columns | Articles | Features | Links | Forum | Mission Statement | Staff | Media & Press | Maps | FAQ | Contact