Oak Street Beach, 1986, Chicago.
I thought we all deserved a reminder of why we put up with this sub-zero weather for 3 months of the year.
Only 143 days until summer!
Only 178 days ‘til summer…
Christmas in July, 1965, Chicago.
Late summer in Grant Park, 1950, Chicago.
Looking north from Jackson Park Beach, 1910, Chicago.
What is now the Museum of Science and Industry and the German Pavilion, remnants from the Columbian Exposition, can be seen.
Chicago Beach, 1935, Karl Oeser
Lifeguards starting the process of closing beaches before Labor Day, 1969, Chicago.
Chicago Beach, 1935, Chicago. Karl Oeser
Ohio Street Beach, 1936, Chicago.
Untitled (Wilmette Beach), 1968, Wilmette, Vivian Maier
Ohio Street Beach, 1965, Chicago.
Jackson Park, 1945, Chicago
Oak Street Beach, 1949, Chicago
Oak Street Beach, 2008, Chicago. Ken Ilio
Electric swing at Wilson Ave Beach, 1921, Chicago
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Age of Adolescence, 1959-64, Chicago. Joseph Sterling
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Scaffold theme by Mike Harding.