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CHICAGO STATE STREET - CARSON PIRIE SCOTT STORE AT NIGHT NEAR CHRISTMAS 1960s - FROM CHICAGO TRIBUNE ONLINE

CHICAGO STATE STREET – CARSON PIRIE SCOTT STORE AT NIGHT NEAR CHRISTMAS 1960s – FROM CHICAGO TRIBUNE ONLINE

Santa hovering above State and Madison, Chicago - Carson, Pirie, Scott to the left.

State Street, Chicago 1893

State Street, Chicago My German/Swiss grandfather, John Adam Pinner, was 10 years old when this photo was taken. He taught me a lot about good ol' Chicago!

Looking south on Michigan Ave from Pearson, 1944, Chicago. And yes, as referenced in photos here before, that is a pedestrian bridge crossin...

Looking south on Michigan Ave from Pearson, Chicago. And yes, as referenced in photos here before, that is a pedestrian bridge crossing Michigan Ave!

Water Tower Chicago 1868: before the fire

1868 Chicago Water Tower and Pumping Station - this is an amazing photo of the pre-Water Tower area on Michigan Avenue. Quite a difference from modern days view!

Old Chicago 1950s State street. When we couldn't find something, as kids, my mother would always tell us it was "walking down State Street. " We just thought it was an odd expression she used until we discovered the origins. She had grown up in Chicago.

Old Chicago State street. When we couldn't find something, as kids, my mother would always tell us it was "walking down State Street. " We just thought it was an odd expression she used until we discovered the origins. She had grown up in Chicago.

The Potter Palmer mansion, which stood at 1350N Lake Shore Drive, shortly after completion in 1885.

The Potter Palmer mansion, which stood at Lake Shore Drive, shortly after completion in A different angle.

Here is a great photo of the Museum Campus in 1926. No Shedd Aquarium or Adler Planetarium yet. Look at how tiny Soldier Field is. © The Field Museum

Here is a great photo of the Museum Campus in No Shedd Aquarium or Adler Planetarium yet. Look at how tiny Soldier Field is. © The Field Museum, Photographer Kauffman and Fabray.

State Street 1962

Chicago in the s with the Marina City buildings under construction - city, chicago, marina, buildings, construction.

North & Leavitt - Chicago ca.1959. Jays Potato Chips, Chicago's favorite, until the manufacturing plant was moved out of Illinois several years ago.

Love my O-ke-doke Cheese Popcorn! North & Leavitt - Chicago Jays Potato Chips, Chicago's favorite, until the manufacturing plant was moved out of Illinois several years ago.

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