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The original Gold Coast Dogs at State and Hubbard, 1989, Chicago. 

At one time GCD was THE hot dog stand in Chicago. The Potekin family sold off the chain in 2002 and most say it was never the same after.

The original Gold Coast Dogs at State and Hubbard, 1989, Chicago.

At one time GCD was THE hot dog stand in Chicago. The Potekin family sold off the chain in 2002 and most say it was never the same after.

Diana’s Hot Dogs, Milwaukee and Western, 1987, Chicago. Patty Carroll

The building attached to the hot dog stand is now home of the the Green Eye Lounge.

Diana’s Hot Dogs, Milwaukee and Western, 1987, Chicago. Patty Carroll

The building attached to the hot dog stand is now home of the the Green Eye Lounge.

Eat at Alderney’s on Dearborn, 1893, Chicago.

Eat at Alderney’s on Dearborn, 1893, Chicago.

Superdawg, Milwaukee and Devon, 1987, Chicago. Patty Carroll.

Superdawg, Milwaukee and Devon, 1987, Chicago. Patty Carroll.

T.J. O’Donnell’s South Chicago Hotel and Bar, 1895, Chicago.

T.J. O’Donnell’s South Chicago Hotel and Bar, 1895, Chicago.

White Castle Hamburgers, 4364 S Archer, 1962, Chicago. 
When this photo was taken, the location had been open for 33 years.

White Castle Hamburgers, 4364 S Archer, 1962, Chicago.

When this photo was taken, the location had been open for 33 years.

Who wants to meet at Walgreen’s for lunch?

Walgreen’s lunch counter menu, 1950, Chicago.

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Chinese New Year celebrated at famous Jimmy Wong’s, 426 S Wabash, 1965, Chicago.
Gung Hay Fat Choy!

Chinese New Year celebrated at famous Jimmy Wong’s, 426 S Wabash, 1965, Chicago.

Gung Hay Fat Choy!

The Burlington, “The Most Beautiful Diner in Chicago”, 4183 S Halsted, 1939, Chicago.

The Burlington, “The Most Beautiful Diner in Chicago”, 4183 S Halsted, 1939, Chicago.

The Sky-Hi Drive-In Restaurant, Monroe and Cicero, 1964, Chicago.
The restaurant was built inside a converted body of a DC-6.
via Curbed

The Sky-Hi Drive-In Restaurant, Monroe and Cicero, 1964, Chicago.

The restaurant was built inside a converted body of a DC-6.

via Curbed

During WW II’s cigarette shortage, Maurice’s Restaurant, at 175 W Madison, helped the cause by giving out free smokes to patrons - but only take one!, 1945, Chicago. 

During WW II’s cigarette shortage, Maurice’s Restaurant, at 175 W Madison, helped the cause by giving out free smokes to patrons - but only take one!, 1945, Chicago. 

Looking north from Top of the Rock, the former restaurant atop the Prudential Building, 1957, Chicago

Looking north from Top of the Rock, the former restaurant atop the Prudential Building, 1957, Chicago

Randolph and Dearborn, 1914, Chicago.
Note the famous Henrici’s restaurant (established 1868, closed 1962) as well as one of Chicago’s first mainstream Chinese Restaurants, King Joy Lo Chop Sooy.

Randolph and Dearborn, 1914, Chicago.

Note the famous Henrici’s restaurant (established 1868, closed 1962) as well as one of Chicago’s first mainstream Chinese Restaurants, King Joy Lo Chop Sooy.

Drink menu for Henrici’s, 67 W Randolph, 1945, Chicago.
A 50 cent martini…

Drink menu for Henrici’s, 67 W Randolph, 1945, Chicago.

A 50 cent martini…

Snaks Fifth Ave Pizza, Wells Street, 1962, Chicago

Snaks Fifth Ave Pizza, Wells Street, 1962, Chicago