CALUMET 412

Jul 30

Helmut Jahn’s proposal to add an 80 story glass and steel extension on top of the Tribune Tower, 1980, Chicago.

Included among Jahn’s completed projects in Chicago are the Thompson Center and the United Terminal at O’Hare.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helmut_Jahn

Helmut Jahn’s proposal to add an 80 story glass and steel extension on top of the Tribune Tower, 1980, Chicago.

Included among Jahn’s completed projects in Chicago are the Thompson Center and the United Terminal at O’Hare.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helmut_Jahn

Looking east on Division from Wood, 1974, Chicago.

Looking east on Division from Wood, 1974, Chicago.

Looking north on Michigan Ave at Randolph, 1960, Chicago.

Looking north on Michigan Ave at Randolph, 1960, Chicago.

Looking north on Sheridan from Wilson, 1957, Chicago.

Looking north on Sheridan from Wilson, 1957, Chicago.

A busker entertains patrons at Riccardo’s, 437 Rush St, 1949, Chicago.

A busker entertains patrons at Riccardo’s, 437 Rush St, 1949, Chicago.

Construction of exhibits for the Century of Progress World’s Fair on Northerly Island, 1932, Chicago.

UIC Library Archives

Construction of exhibits for the Century of Progress World’s Fair on Northerly Island, 1932, Chicago.

UIC Library Archives

The Beach House at 63rd St., 1923, Chicago.

The Beach House at 63rd St., 1923, Chicago.

Jul 29

A Great Lakes cruise ship departs Chicago, 1957.

A Great Lakes cruise ship departs Chicago, 1957.

Looking west on Madison from State, 1954, Chicago.

Looking west on Madison from State, 1954, Chicago.

Contestants of a dance marathon at the Merry Garden Ballroom, Belmont and Sheffield, enter their 1300th hour, 1931, Chicago.

That’s 54 days dancing, folks…

The winners of the contest won $2000 cash after dancing 5152 hours and 48 minutes (214 days).

Thanks to the DePaul Art Museum for this link to the winners:

https://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20101124171327AA1xgGX

Contestants of a dance marathon at the Merry Garden Ballroom, Belmont and Sheffield, enter their 1300th hour, 1931, Chicago.

That’s 54 days dancing, folks…

The winners of the contest won $2000 cash after dancing 5152 hours and 48 minutes (214 days).

Thanks to the DePaul Art Museum for this link to the winners:

https://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20101124171327AA1xgGX

Photo from Flapper magazine showing Oak Street Beach goers signing a petition for more changing rooms and “comfort stations,” aka toilets, 1922, Chicago.

Photo from Flapper magazine showing Oak Street Beach goers signing a petition for more changing rooms and “comfort stations,” aka toilets, 1922, Chicago.

Looking south on Sheridan from Wilson, 1910, Chicago.

Looking south on Sheridan from Wilson, 1910, Chicago.

Jul 28

Waiting for a shampoo, Barbara’s Beauty Salon, N. Lincoln Ave, 1988, Chicago. Melissa Ann Pinney

Waiting for a shampoo, Barbara’s Beauty Salon, N. Lincoln Ave, 1988, Chicago. Melissa Ann Pinney

Lawrence and Broadway, 1976, Chicago. Bob Rehak

Lawrence and Broadway, 1976, Chicago. Bob Rehak

Looking north on Rush at Delaware, 1963, Chicago.

Looking north on Rush at Delaware, 1963, Chicago.