The year is 1925, the view is of North Michigan Avenue from around Erie to Walton Street.
Streeterville, with its gleaming high-rise residences just steps from Michigan Avenue on one end and Lake Michigan on the other, did not have such an attractive beginning.
State Street, once known as “that Great Street,” had fallen on hard times by the late 1970s.
This installment of “Rewind Chicago” takes us beyond the city limits down to tiny Monmouth, Ill.
In 1948, Chicago, the Second City, in many respects was second to none.
By John Dodge CHICAGO (CBS) — They didn’t have the Willis Tower “Ledge” in the 1930s. Instead, a 10-inch wide plank attached to a 19th floor window would have to do. In this old British […]
Walking east on Chicago Avenue in 1968, one could see the full skeleton of what would become one of Chicago’s iconic structures.
British Pathe, the famous creator of old-time newsreels, has uploaded its entire collection of films on YouTube, including dozens of fascinating historical reels showcasing Chicago.