Wake up, Chicago! 1905, Chicago.
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!
The Lincoln Park Boat Line lands on shore, probably at Diversey, 1915, Chicago.
Chicago Beach, 1935, Karl Oeser
Chicago Beach, 1935, Chicago. Karl Oeser
Ohio Street Beach, 1936, Chicago.
Untitled (Wilmette Beach), 1968, Wilmette, Vivian Maier
Jackson Park, 1945, Chicago
Oak Street Beach, 1949, Chicago
Oak Street Beach, 2008, Chicago. Ken Ilio
Electric swing at Wilson Ave Beach, 1921, Chicago
via Compass Rose
The lake at Lawrence Ave, 1910, Chicago.
CPL Digital Archives
Making the best of it at Oak Street Beach, 1973, Chicago.
Chicago Tribune Archives
The Chicago Beach Hotel, 51st and Cornell, 1921, Chicago
Chicago Exhibit Supply Co. “pin-up” card, probably Oak Street Beach, 1921, Chicago.
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Scaffold theme by Mike Harding.