Posts tagged 1980's

Under the ‘L’ at Southport, 1984, Chicago. Floyd Sullivan.

Many thanks, again, to Floyd for submitting one of his awesome photos.

Under the ‘L’ at Southport, 1984, Chicago. Floyd Sullivan.

Many thanks, again, to Floyd for submitting one of his awesome photos.

Looking north from Monroe and Jefferson, 1982, Chicago. Ron Gordon.
Claes Oldenburg’s sculpture, Batcolumn, can be seen to the north on Madison St.

Looking north from Monroe and Jefferson, 1982, Chicago. Ron Gordon.

Claes Oldenburg’s sculpture, Batcolumn, can be seen to the north on Madison St.

Under the ‘L’ at Fullerton, 1984, Chicago. Floyd Sullivan

Under the ‘L’ at Fullerton, 1984, Chicago. Floyd Sullivan

Madison and Wabash, 1984, Chicago. Floyd Sullivan

Many thanks again to Floyd for submitting another great photo.

Madison and Wabash, 1984, Chicago. Floyd Sullivan

Many thanks again to Floyd for submitting another great photo.

Sister Maxima and Wheel of Fortune, 1988, Chicago (Frankfort). Lloyd de Grane

Sister Maxima and Wheel of Fortune, 1988, Chicago (Frankfort). Lloyd de Grane

Union Station Restaurant, 1986, Chicago. Thomas Frederick Arndt

Union Station Restaurant, 1986, Chicago. Thomas Frederick Arndt

Oak Street Beach, 1986, Chicago.

I thought we all deserved a reminder of why we put up with this sub-zero weather for 3 months of the year.

Only 143 days until summer!

Oak Street Beach, 1986, Chicago.

I thought we all deserved a reminder of why we put up with this sub-zero weather for 3 months of the year.

Only 143 days until summer!

City Whispers, 1982, Chicago. Ray Metzker

City Whispers, 1982, Chicago. Ray Metzker

Do They Know It’s Christmas?, Band Aid, 1984.

The Chicago connection? Jody Watley, born and raised in Chicago (her family would later move to LA where she attended high school), is the only American who appears on the single, which is still one of the largest selling Christmas songs of all time.

Though not filmed in Chicago, Fletch (Chevy Chase) did have a certain sports allegiance, 1985.

Though not filmed in Chicago, Fletch (Chevy Chase) did have a certain sports allegiance, 1985.

The Go Cubs Go sign is removed from the Addison exit off the Kennedy, 1980, Chicago.
Anyone remember why the sign was removed?

The Go Cubs Go sign is removed from the Addison exit off the Kennedy, 1980, Chicago.

Anyone remember why the sign was removed?

Keith Haring works on his murals for Rush University Medical Center, 1989, Chicago.
Rush Digital Archives

Keith Haring works on his murals for Rush University Medical Center, 1989, Chicago.

Rush Digital Archives

Marshall Field’s Fall Fashion Show, 1984, Chicago.
Chicago Tribune Archives

Marshall Field’s Fall Fashion Show, 1984, Chicago.

Chicago Tribune Archives

Gary Fencik wants to look good. 1985, Chicago.

Gary Fencik wants to look good. 1985, Chicago.

A teacher makes-do with the size of her new classroom at the Whittier School, 1900 W 23rd, 1983, Chicago.

A teacher makes-do with the size of her new classroom at the Whittier School, 1900 W 23rd, 1983, Chicago.