Throwback Thursday: A Tiny Sip of the Past
Jun25

Throwback Thursday: A Tiny Sip of the Past

When you’ve been publishing a blog as long as we have, you end up with one heck of a photograph archive. Fortunately, the interwebs gave us “Throwback Thursday,” an excuse to re-purpose our snapshots from ten years ago. Today the wayback machine takes us not to a construction site, but to a neighborhood bar.  The Tiny Lounge (1814 West Addison Street) was a tiny lounge hard against the CTA Brown Line tracks in Lake View.  It was known...

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Throwback Thursday: When Kingsbury Plaza Wasn’t Even Archdukebury Plaza
Jun11

Throwback Thursday: When Kingsbury Plaza Wasn’t Even Archdukebury Plaza

When you’ve been publishing a blog as long as we have, you end up with one heck of a photograph archive. Fortunately, the interwebs gave us “Throwback Thursday,” an excuse to re-purpose our snapshots from ten years ago. Today the wayback machine takes us to see the genesis of Kingsbury Plaza (520 North Kingsbury Street), or as it was known back then: The Grand Kingsbury.  The stately ovoid column has become such a familiar landmark...

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Throwback Thursday: Trump Tower Ten Years Ago
May14

Throwback Thursday: Trump Tower Ten Years Ago

When you’ve been publishing a blog as long as we have, you end up with one heck of a photographic archive.  Fortunately, the interwebs gave us “Throwback Thursday,” an excuse to re-purpose our snapshots from ten years ago. On this trip ten years into the past, we take you to the banks of the Chicago River where Donald Trump’s Trump International Hotel and Tower is starting to replace the former Chicago...

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