Under the sign at the famous Tony’s Cellar, Rush and Delaware, 1962, Chicago
Chez Paree, 610 N Fairbanks, 1943, Chicago
Arguably the most popular nightclub of it’s time.
My father-in-law had his high school prom there.
Randolph Street, 1956, Chicago.
Sonny Goldstone’s Yacht Club, 50 E Oak Street, 1943, Chicago
Harry’s New York CaBARet, a Schlitz Restaurant, 400 N Wabash, 1947, Chicago
Club Alabam, 747 N Rush, 1947, Chicago.
“Always 68 degrees and a 9 course deluxe dinner for $1.00.”
The Palmolive Building and it’s Lindbergh beacon is in the background.
The Open Door Cocktail Lounge, 100 E Superior at Rush, 1947, Chicago
Leno’s Pizza, 47th at Wood, 1958, Chicago.
Looking south on Rush from Cedar, 1973, Chicago. Lee Balterman
A portion of Nikola Tesla’s “revolutionary” neon light display at the Columbian Exposition, 1893, Chicago
Russell’s Silver Bar, corner of Van Buren and State, 1933, Chicago.
Helsing’s Time-In Vodvil Lounge, 4363 Broadway, 1970, Chicago. Wayne Sorce
This place had everything: bowling, burlesque, a bar, a sportswear shop and magic…
Howard and Paulina from the L platform, 1977, Chicago
Clark and Madison, 1957, Chicago.
So many places in this block: The Blue Note, The Clark Theater, Bamboo Inn and Wimpy’s
Scarface showing at the United Artists Theater, Randolph and Dearborn, 1983, Chicago
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