A crowd at the Aragon sings along to hits of the day while the organ plays and the words are projected on the screen, 1941, Chicago

A crowd at the Aragon sings along to hits of the day while the organ plays and the words are projected on the screen, 1941, Chicago

One N LaSalle and its beacon, 1930, Chicago

One N LaSalle and its beacon, 1930, Chicago

The outer bulkhead of Northerly Island begins to take shape, 1923, Chicago

The outer bulkhead of Northerly Island begins to take shape, 1923, Chicago

A lumber yard lines the bank near the mouth of the Chicago River, 1911, Chicago

A lumber yard lines the bank near the mouth of the Chicago River, 1911, Chicago

Looking south west across the rail yards in Grant Park from Randolph, 1908, Chicago 

Looking south west across the rail yards in Grant Park from Randolph, 1908, Chicago 

Crossword, 2013, Chicago. Kevin Shick

Shick’s CTA series captures the same subjects, in the same spot on ‘L’ trains, on different days.

http://www.kevinshick.com/p78227387

Crossword, 2013, Chicago. Kevin Shick

Shick’s CTA series captures the same subjects, in the same spot on ‘L’ trains, on different days.

http://www.kevinshick.com/p78227387

Untitled, (‘L’ Platform), 1980, Chicago. Vivian Maier

Untitled, (‘L’ Platform), 1980, Chicago. Vivian Maier

Blues legend Junior Wells tends bar (with pistol) at Theresa’s Lounge, 4801 S Indiana Ave, 1979, Chicago. Marc PoKempner

Blues legend Junior Wells tends bar (with pistol) at Theresa’s Lounge, 4801 S Indiana Ave, 1979, Chicago. Marc PoKempner

Looking east on Roosevelt from Ashland, 1966, Chicago.

Looking east on Roosevelt from Ashland, 1966, Chicago.

Lazy fishing north of Navy Pier, 1951, Chicago

Lazy fishing north of Navy Pier, 1951, Chicago

Looking south on Michigan Ave, 1947, Chicago

Looking south on Michigan Ave, 1947, Chicago

Juicy Miracle Hams, the Hot Doug’s of 1947, 700 N Western Ave, 1947, Chicago.

Juicy Miracle Hams, the Hot Doug’s of 1947, 700 N Western Ave, 1947, Chicago.

Looking west along the river from Dearborn, 1947, Chicago

Looking west along the river from Dearborn, 1947, Chicago

Looking south on State from Lake, 1947, Chicago

Looking south on State from Lake, 1947, Chicago

Looking east on Randolph from Wells, 1947, Chicago.

The RKO Palace is now the Cadillac Palace Theater.

Looking east on Randolph from Wells, 1947, Chicago.

The RKO Palace is now the Cadillac Palace Theater.