Posts tagged clark street

Looking north on Clark to North Ave, 1935, Chicago.

Looking north on Clark to North Ave, 1935, Chicago.

Clark Street Dog, 1959, Chicago. John Mahtesian

Clark Street Dog, 1959, Chicago. John Mahtesian

Clark and Madison, 1957, Chicago.
So many places in this block: The Blue Note, The Clark Theater, Bamboo Inn and Wimpy’s

Clark and Madison, 1957, Chicago.

So many places in this block: The Blue Note, The Clark Theater, Bamboo Inn and Wimpy’s

Rounding up drunks on S Lake Park Ave, 1954, Chicago. Fritz Goro
Hillbilly music!!!

Rounding up drunks on S Lake Park Ave, 1954, Chicago. Fritz Goro

Hillbilly music!!!

North Clark Street, 1929, Chicago. Romolo Roberti

North Clark Street, 1929, Chicago. Romolo Roberti

Looking north across the river from Wacker at Clark, 1933, Chicago.

Looking north across the river from Wacker at Clark, 1933, Chicago.

Looking north on Clark at Wells and Lincoln, 1925, Chicago.
Old town on the west side, Lincoln park on the east.

Looking north on Clark at Wells and Lincoln, 1925, Chicago.

Old town on the west side, Lincoln park on the east.

Looking north on Clark from Monroe, 1889, Chicago.

The building on the left with all the flags is Kohl and Middleton’s Dime Museum, a place for vaudeville acts, curios, freaks and a place where a little known magician from New York named “Houdin” (later Houdini) would get his start…

Check out this post on the Chicago Architecture Blog about the “best worst block” in Chicago. I have to agree…it’s like a time warp.
Also check the comments section for a link to Dmitry Samarov’s hack story about a fare he had to the neighborhood. Good stuff.
http://blog.chicagoarchitecture.info/2012/07/17/chicagos-best-worst-block/

Check out this post on the Chicago Architecture Blog about the “best worst block” in Chicago. I have to agree…it’s like a time warp.

Also check the comments section for a link to Dmitry Samarov’s hack story about a fare he had to the neighborhood. Good stuff.

http://blog.chicagoarchitecture.info/2012/07/17/chicagos-best-worst-block/

Corner of North and Clark, 1916, Chicago.

Corner of North and Clark, 1916, Chicago.

Clark St, just north of the river, 1868, Chicago.

Clark St, just north of the river, 1868, Chicago.

Looking east from Clark and Armitage, 1913, Chicago.
What was the formal entrance into Lincoln Park, the building still stands.

Looking east from Clark and Armitage, 1913, Chicago.

What was the formal entrance into Lincoln Park, the building still stands.

The Gayety Cafe (549 N Clark), Playground for Conventioneers during the Republican National Convention, 1952, Chicago. Bob Natkin.

The Gayety Cafe (549 N Clark), Playground for Conventioneers during the Republican National Convention, 1952, Chicago. Bob Natkin.

641 N Clark, at Ontario, 1952, Chicago.
A Walgreen’s stands here now.

641 N Clark, at Ontario, 1952, Chicago.

A Walgreen’s stands here now.

Two open-air street cars which ran along Clark St, 1890, Chicago.

Two open-air street cars which ran along Clark St, 1890, Chicago.