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The chart hit, I’m From Chicago, 1917, Chicago

The chart hit, I’m From Chicago, 1917, Chicago

Karo Corn Syrup, 1904, Chicago

Karo Corn Syrup, 1904, Chicago

N Alta Vista Terrace, 1907, Chicago.

Bounded by Seminary, Grace, Kenmore and Byron, this one block street was developed in 1904 to resemble London row houses. Now listed on the US National Register of Historic Places, this area of 40 homes has remained relatively untouched by urban renewal.

Chicago Hand Made Cigars, 1930, Chicago.

Chicago Hand Made Cigars, 1930, Chicago.

Examples of city light posts from the Municipal Index, 1928, Chicago.

Many of these still exist throughout the city.

Examples of city light posts from the Municipal Index, 1928, Chicago.

Many of these still exist throughout the city.

Russian movie poster for In Old Chicago, 1937.

Russian movie poster for In Old Chicago, 1937.

PARIS-CHICAGO, appearing at the Theatre de la Tour Eiffel, 1893, Paris.

PARIS-CHICAGO, appearing at the Theatre de la Tour Eiffel, 1893, Paris.

Devil Cock is Preferred by Women - Demanded by Men!

Devil Cock Liqueur, c.1934, Chicago.

Examples of Chicago based soft drinks, c.1930s.

Armour’s Star, “The Ham What Am” advertisement, featuring images of the Stockyards, 1930, Chicago.

Armour’s Star, “The Ham What Am” advertisement, featuring images of the Stockyards, 1930, Chicago.

The great room at the Playboy Mansion, 1340 N State Pkwy, 1962, Chicago.

The great room at the Playboy Mansion, 1340 N State Pkwy, 1962, Chicago.

Labels from Chicago based brewers, 1930s, Chicago.

The Ham n’ Egger, next door to the Garrick Theater, 64 W Randolph, 1955, Chicago. Richard Nickel Archive, Art Institute of Chicago.
The portrait relief above the sign would be saved after demolition of the Garrick in 1960 and now lives on Wells Street as the facade of The Second City Theater.
Thanks to chicagogeek.tumblr.com for citing the source.

The Ham n’ Egger, next door to the Garrick Theater, 64 W Randolph, 1955, Chicago. Richard Nickel Archive, Art Institute of Chicago.

The portrait relief above the sign would be saved after demolition of the Garrick in 1960 and now lives on Wells Street as the facade of The Second City Theater.

Thanks to chicagogeek.tumblr.com for citing the source.

French advertisement poster for Armour’s Beef Extract from Chicago, 1893.

French advertisement poster for Armour’s Beef Extract from Chicago, 1893.

Mid-century modern interior of McCormick Lounge of the men’s residence at the Illinois Institute of Technology, 1956, Chicago.

Mid-century modern interior of McCormick Lounge of the men’s residence at the Illinois Institute of Technology, 1956, Chicago.