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Old October 28th, 2005, 04:57 PM   #41
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This thread is excellent. A clone of this should be posted in the cityscapes and skyline section.
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Old October 29th, 2005, 02:50 AM   #42
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This one is known to be in New York, not Chicago. I've seen it before.

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Old October 29th, 2005, 05:36 AM   #43
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This one is known to be in New York, not Chicago. I've seen it before.
So have I...

I'll look into it, though.
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Old October 29th, 2005, 06:03 AM   #44
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^ Now that pic right there says "fuck you" to those sunbelt cry-babies
So, TUP, I suppose you don't hate ALL children...
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Old October 30th, 2005, 01:22 AM   #45
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Can we get a sticky on this?
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Old October 30th, 2005, 01:41 AM   #46
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Awesome pictures.
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Old October 30th, 2005, 02:32 AM   #47
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Old October 30th, 2005, 02:56 AM   #48
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"Chicago, Looking North from State and Washington Streets." Lithograph from Pictorial History of Chicago (Chicago, 1930)


"Great Railway Station at Chicago-Departure of a Train." Platform crowded with departing passengers, including several Indians. Engraving, ca. 1880


The maze of livestock pens and walkways at Chicago's stockyards, ca. 1947
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Old October 30th, 2005, 03:00 AM   #49
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Policeman directing downtown Chicago traffic, ca. 1917


Women shoppers at Mrs. Snyder's Candy Shop, South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, 1927


Five steam locomotives, side by side, outbound from Chicago at dusk, ca. 1940


The wreckage of Chicago's Federal Building after the explosion of a bomb allegedly planted by the International Workers of the World (lWW) as a reprisal for the sentencing of the union's leader, "Big Bill" Haywood, and 94 other members for seditious activities, 1918
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Old October 30th, 2005, 03:06 AM   #50
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Crowd of bathers on the Lake Michigan beach, Chicago, Ill., ca. 1925


Unemployed men queued outside a depression soup kitchen opened in Chicago by Al Capone. The storefront sign reads "Free Soup, Coffee and Doughnuts for the Unemployed." February 1931
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Old October 30th, 2005, 03:26 AM   #51
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Old October 30th, 2005, 04:35 AM   #52
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From 1916

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Old October 30th, 2005, 04:55 AM   #53
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Old October 30th, 2005, 07:14 AM   #54
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Old October 30th, 2005, 07:15 AM   #55
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The old Riviera theatre in Rogers Park.

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Old October 31st, 2005, 04:23 AM   #56
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Old October 31st, 2005, 04:34 AM   #57
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Then and Now:

Sep. 14, 1948. 505- 507 N. Clark St.


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Mar. 1, 1949. Food and drink Store at 1000 Maxwell St.


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Feb. 17, 1949. Emmett's grocery and meat market - 14th & Sangamon.


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Wow. I wish all this urbanness had been preserved!
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Old October 31st, 2005, 04:44 AM   #58
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Me too. What they did to those parts of the South side makes me want to puke.
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Old October 31st, 2005, 04:53 AM   #59
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for the Pelasgians, too, were a Greek nation originally from the Peloponnesus
The Roman Antiquities of Dionysius of Halicarnassus
http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/...assus/1B*.html

Macedonia, of course, is a part of Greece". Strabo, VII, Frg. 9
http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/...ragments*.html

But north of the gulf, the first inhabitants are Greeks called Epirotes....
Procopius
http://books.google.com/books?id=9m6...page&q&f=false

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Old October 31st, 2005, 04:54 AM   #60
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May 26, 1963


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May 1966


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Feb. 23, 1941


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So, it looks like the city centre is the only part of Chicago that has actually benefited from the last half century.

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