Posts tagged edgewater

Northbound bus on Sheridan, picking up passengers at the Edgewater Beach Hotel, Sheridan and Berwyn, 1919, Chicago.

Northbound bus on Sheridan, picking up passengers at the Edgewater Beach Hotel, Sheridan and Berwyn, 1919, Chicago.

The Edgewater Beach Hotel is used as backdrop in an advertisement for the Oldsmobile Six and Straight Eight, 1933, Chicago.

The Edgewater Beach Hotel is used as backdrop in an advertisement for the Oldsmobile Six and Straight Eight, 1933, Chicago.

Foster Ave at the lake, 1952, Chicago.

Notice the start of construction for the extension of the outer drive to Hollywood.

Foster Ave at the lake, 1952, Chicago.

Notice the start of construction for the extension of the outer drive to Hollywood.

Evolution of the land surrounding the Edgewater Beach Hotel, 5300 N Sheridan. From the top: 1920’s, 1940’s, 1960’s.

The February issue of Ripples Magazine, published at the Edgewater Beach Hotel, 1927, Chicago.

The front and back covers show a winterscape on the lake front at Sheridan and Bryn Mawr.

Forced to switch streetcars after a breakdown, Howard and Clark, 1909, Chicago.

Forced to switch streetcars after a breakdown, Howard and Clark, 1909, Chicago.

Looking south on Sheridan from Bryn Mawr, 1923, Chicago.

Looking south on Sheridan from Bryn Mawr, 1923, Chicago.

Looking south on Lake Shore Drive from Bryn Mawr, 1954, Chicago.

Looking south on Lake Shore Drive from Bryn Mawr, 1954, Chicago.

Looking south on Sheridan to Devon with the magnificent Granada Theater, 1929, Chicago.

Looking south on Sheridan to Devon with the magnificent Granada Theater, 1929, Chicago.

Advertisement for the Edgewater Beach Hotel, Magic by the Lake, 1924, Chicago

Advertisement for the Edgewater Beach Hotel, Magic by the Lake, 1924, Chicago

Foster Ave Beach, 1968, Chicago. Lee Balterman

Foster Ave Beach, 1968, Chicago. Lee Balterman

Morse Ave Beach, 1929, Chicago

Morse Ave Beach, 1929, Chicago

Looking north on Sheridan at Loyola, 1921, Chicago.
The overpass for the Northwestern RR was touted as the first noiseless elevated structure.

Looking north on Sheridan at Loyola, 1921, Chicago.

The overpass for the Northwestern RR was touted as the first noiseless elevated structure.

The Thorndale L Station, 1977, Chicago. 
via West Village Bob

The Thorndale L Station, 1977, Chicago. 

via West Village Bob

Lakeside at the Edgewater Beach Hotel, Sheridan and Balmoral, 1921, Chicago.

Lakeside at the Edgewater Beach Hotel, Sheridan and Balmoral, 1921, Chicago.