Posts tagged Architecture

Looking north at the Palmolive Building and the Lindberg Beacon, 1930, Chicago.

Looking north at the Palmolive Building and the Lindberg Beacon, 1930, Chicago.

Chicago, 1923, Chicago. Louis Lozowick

Chicago, 1923, Chicago. Louis Lozowick

The Blackstone nears completion, 636 S Michigan Ave, 1910, Chicago

The Blackstone nears completion, 636 S Michigan Ave, 1910, Chicago

Looking south at the Michigan Ave Bridge, 1930, Chicago.

Looking south at the Michigan Ave Bridge, 1930, Chicago.

Looking west on Adams from the Art Institute, 1920, Chicago.

Looking west on Adams from the Art Institute, 1920, Chicago.

The original Gold Coast Dogs at State and Hubbard, 1989, Chicago. 

At one time GCD was THE hot dog stand in Chicago. The Potekin family sold off the chain in 2002 and most say it was never the same after.

The original Gold Coast Dogs at State and Hubbard, 1989, Chicago.

At one time GCD was THE hot dog stand in Chicago. The Potekin family sold off the chain in 2002 and most say it was never the same after.

A diver prepares to jump from the side of 1040 W Granville (across from Metropolis Coffee) into a small makeshift pool, 1975, Chicago.

A diver prepares to jump from the side of 1040 W Granville (across from Metropolis Coffee) into a small makeshift pool, 1975, Chicago.

Looking south on Michigan Ave from 8th St, 1964, Chicago

Looking south on Michigan Ave from 8th St, 1964, Chicago

Tenement backporch, 1947, Chicago. Wayne Miller

Tenement backporch, 1947, Chicago. Wayne Miller

Detail from an ad for Kelly Tires, looking north on Michigan Ave, 1958, Chicago.

Detail from an ad for Kelly Tires, looking north on Michigan Ave, 1958, Chicago.

Looking east along the river, 1947, Chicago.

It appears the Carbide and Carbon building is getting a cleaning.

Looking east along the river, 1947, Chicago.

It appears the Carbide and Carbon building is getting a cleaning.

The Grand Pacific Hotel, Clark and Jackson, 1887, Chicago

The Grand Pacific Hotel, Clark and Jackson, 1887, Chicago

Looking north on State from Madison, 1874, Chicago.

Looking north on State from Madison, 1874, Chicago.

Looking north across the Rush St. Bridge to Rush and Hubbard, now site of the Wrigley Building, 1869, Chicago.

Looking north across the Rush St. Bridge to Rush and Hubbard, now site of the Wrigley Building, 1869, Chicago.

Looking west on Washington from Dearborn, 1865, Chicago.

Looking west on Washington from Dearborn, 1865, Chicago.