Looking north on Rush from Delaware, 1954, Chicago
Looking north on Dearborn from Burton, 1925, Chicago.
Looking south on Lake Shore Drive from the North Ave Bridge, 1959, Chicago
Looking east on Walton from Michigan Ave, 1962, Chicago
Oak Street Beach (Early Fall), 1940, Chicago. Ethel Spears
Thanks to Susan Klein Bagdade for the tip: this painting is now for sale at the Richard Norton Gallery at the Merchandise Mart.
View looking north west from the roof of the Seneca Hotel, 200 E Chestnut, 1935, Chicago.
That’s the Palmolive Building hovering across the street.
The hotel’s current rooftop bar, Drum Bar, is still a great spot to grab a drink.
Latin School of Chicago, 1531 N Dearborn, 1934, Chicago.
The school celebrated 125 years this past week.
Windy morning on Walton, east from Michigan Ave, 1962, Chicago.
Rainy night in the Gold Coast, 1959, Chicago.
Hugh Hefner reaps the rewards of his initial success with Playboy Magazine by buying a Cadillac Eldorado, 1955, Chicago.
The Pigalle Club, 56 E Delware at Rush, 1975, Chicago.
The parking garage for 900 N Michigan Ave stands here now.
Looking south on State from Division, 1963, Chicago.
The Cedar Hotel sign can be seen in the distance. My father-in-law says the Cedar was a “riding academy.” And not as in horses…
When there was a pool next to the Water Tower, 1965, Chicago. This hotel was replaced by the Park Hyatt.
Oak and Rush (Burgerville is now Prada), 1967, Chicago
Looking south on Rush, across Oak St, 1962, Chicago.
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