Looking north on Rush from Delaware, 1954, Chicago
A night at the Aragon, 1946, Chicago.
This is the first picture I have seen where you can see the alternating neon signage which would switch between showing either ARAGON or DANCING.
West on Randolph from Wabash, 1957, Chicago
The Celebrity Lounge (once the famous Cloister Inn), Rush and Delaware, 1955, Chicago
Outside the Woods Theater, Randolph and Dearborn, 1962, Chicago. Lee Balterman
Looking west on Chicago to Rush, 1970, Chicago
Coke sign on Michigan Ave, 1931, Chicago
Looking north east from the corner of Oak and Rush, 1962, Chicago.
For perspective, the grill to the right is now Prada.
Division, Milwaukee and Ashland, 1947, Chicago.
The South Water Street Freight Terminal (just north of Grant Park), 1943, Chicago. Jack Delano
Carnegie Theater, Rush St between Oak and Bellevue, now Hugo’s Frog Bar, 1962, Chicago.
The Hi-Hat Club, Rush Street, 1947, Chicago
Always 69 degrees….
Taste-E-Burgers, Archer and Kedzie, 1962, Chicago
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.
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