1954 graphic showing the effects of an h-bomb on downtown Chicago.
That far west, the formalities of the city tend to relax a little.
Nice morning view.
Spots still open for the amazing Publishing Academy at Open Books! Registration closes June 1st.
1965. Marina Towers.
Odd to see the Marina Towers hanging out almost all alone like that, no?
James Carney, aka Dirty Eddie, and his rap sheet, 1894, Chicago.
Living up to his nickname, Dirty Eddie needs to comb his hair.
Ivywild, the new play by the ever-audacious The Hypocrites, is part carnival, part Chicago history lesson. And it is a delightful 90 minutes of fact mixed with fantasy. The full title of the show is Ivywild, The True Tall Tales of Bathhouse John, written by Jay Torrence and directed by The Hypocrites’ artistic director Halena Kays.
Read more: Ivywild: Part Carnival, Part History
Blue Hour at the Swissôtel