g-x-m:

"Chicago, incorporated as a town August 5, 1833", West Tri-Taylor

media-burn-archive:

Stills from the Chicago Air and Water Show on August 1, 1996. Recorded for [None of the Above raw #29] by Tom Weinberg.

None of the Above is a documentary produced during the 1996 presidential campaign that focused on non-voters. 

ultralocal1:

I keep finding pockets of these 1-story brick homes in Chicago.  They look a lot like 2-flats with the bottom floor trimmed away.

http://ultralocal.blogspot.com/search/label/1-story

media-burn-archive:

Gif file of stills from ten minutes of raw video of an interview between Gil Scott-Heron and Skip Blumberg in 1989. In the interview, Scott-Heron explains the meaning of the phrase “the revolution will not be televised.” Watch to find out. 

media-burn-archive:

Gif file of stills from ten minutes of raw video of an interview between Gil Scott-Heron and Skip Blumberg in 1989. In the interview, Scott-Heron explains the meaning of the phrase “the revolution will not be televised.” Watch to find out. 

chicagoscreenshots:

via Gapers Block: “British Pathé, one of the original newsreel companies, just put 85,000 videos up on YouTube — including quite a few of Chicago.”

chicagoscreenshots:

Doctor Detroit, 1983, on (or near) Rush Street. 

Pretty sure none of these restaurants or clubs exist anymore.