CALUMET 412

Apr 22

The north approach to the Michigan Ave Bridge, 1921, Chicago.

The north approach to the Michigan Ave Bridge, 1921, Chicago.

The Morse Theater, 1328 W Morse Ave, Rogers Park, 1910, Chicago.

The theater still exists and is now known as Mayne Stage. It is one of my favorite music venues in the city.

The Morse Theater, 1328 W Morse Ave, Rogers Park, 1910, Chicago.

The theater still exists and is now known as Mayne Stage. It is one of my favorite music venues in the city.

At the base of the Hancock, 1970, Chicago. Ezra Stoller

At the base of the Hancock, 1970, Chicago. Ezra Stoller

Apr 21

Construction at the Richard J. Daley Center, 50 W Washington, 1965, Chicago.

Construction at the Richard J. Daley Center, 50 W Washington, 1965, Chicago.

Port of Chicago, 1952, Chicago. Michael Blaser

Port of Chicago, 1952, Chicago. Michael Blaser

Traffic jam on N Michigan Ave, 1929, Chicago.

Traffic jam on N Michigan Ave, 1929, Chicago.

A typical “manure vault” in a Chicago alley, 1918, Chicago.

Horse manure would be swept into the vaults to be later collected by manure mongers. Imagine how lovely your neighborhood would have smelled on a 90 degree summer day.

These have all likely been paved many times over, but I am curious to know if there are any remaining.

A typical “manure vault” in a Chicago alley, 1918, Chicago.

Horse manure would be swept into the vaults to be later collected by manure mongers. Imagine how lovely your neighborhood would have smelled on a 90 degree summer day.

These have all likely been paved many times over, but I am curious to know if there are any remaining.

The Chicago Beach Hotel, 51st at the lake, 1912, Chicago.

The Chicago Beach Hotel, 51st at the lake, 1912, Chicago.

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Apr 20

Untitled (Oak and Rush), 1967, Chicago. Vivian Maier

Untitled (Oak and Rush), 1967, Chicago. Vivian Maier

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Setting up the Easter display in the Walnut Room at Marshall Field’s, 1960, Chicago.

Setting up the Easter display in the Walnut Room at Marshall Field’s, 1960, Chicago.

Apr 18

Piper’s Alley, Old Town, 1965, Chicago.

Piper’s Alley, Old Town, 1965, Chicago.

View of the Palmolive Building from W Chestnut, 1942, Chicago. Wallace Kirkland

View of the Palmolive Building from W Chestnut, 1942, Chicago. Wallace Kirkland

Fire on the “L” tracks along Wabash, 1904, Chicago. Albert Fleury

Fire on the “L” tracks along Wabash, 1904, Chicago. Albert Fleury