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
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
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.
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
Looking east on Roosevelt from Ashland, 1966, Chicago.
Lazy fishing north of Navy Pier, 1951, Chicago
Looking south on Michigan 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 south on State from Lake, 1947, Chicago
Looking east on Randolph from Wells, 1947, Chicago.
The RKO Palace is now the Cadillac Palace Theater.
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Scaffold theme by Mike Harding.