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Old Posted Oct 9, 2009, 1:44 AM
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Wow, that makes Chicago look like Houston.
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Old Posted Oct 9, 2009, 4:32 AM
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hell of a find obt

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how this view has changed. I wonder why they built the Aon Tower so tall considering there is nothing around it and where Lakechore East is not is not recessed in the picture below.
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Old Posted Oct 14, 2009, 5:47 PM
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Wow! It would be incredible to see a shot from the same perspective today. What an incredible change.
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Old Posted Oct 15, 2009, 2:36 AM
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Wow! It would be incredible to see a shot from the same perspective today. What an incredible change.
Took about 5 minutes to find on flickr.

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Old Posted Oct 16, 2009, 11:57 PM
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Old Posted Oct 17, 2009, 6:21 AM
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Old Posted Oct 23, 2009, 12:02 AM
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Here are a few more from the late 60's/Early 70's

September 1968



September 1968



April 1972 - Notice Construction of Standard Oil Building



April 1972 - Notice Sears Tower (I think) on Left, Standard Oil on Right



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August 1974



1974 - Mark_L_Lunuza - Flickr



1977

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Old Posted Oct 24, 2009, 4:49 AM
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Great IC and early Amtrak pics! Thanks for showing.
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Old Posted Oct 24, 2009, 7:26 PM
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All Pictures This set are from: zeusofhollywood at Flickr

http://www.flickr.com/photos/zeusofh...7615748797666/


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Old Posted Oct 24, 2009, 7:50 PM
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^^^Ryan81, thanks for posting all those great vintage photos.
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Old Posted Oct 24, 2009, 8:31 PM
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All Images this Set are from:

http://www.flickr.com/groups/1214993@N23/

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Full Size of Previous Image (sorry for size)



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Old Posted Oct 25, 2009, 4:23 AM
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Old Posted Oct 25, 2009, 3:04 PM
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Images Below: Citebehr – Flickr:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/24898087@N06/3828190001/


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Images Below – fakeisthenewreal – Flickr:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/fakeist...al/2417819124/

Early 1970s





Images Below – Lee_Balterman – Flickr:















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Old Posted Oct 26, 2009, 2:35 AM
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Old Posted Oct 26, 2009, 5:17 AM
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Amazing how many buildings in this photo posted above have stuck around with us today. Quite a bit of it still there...except alot more polished up nowadays.

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Old Posted Oct 26, 2009, 6:42 PM
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All Photographs This Great Set are from:

Joe+Jeanette Archie at Flickr:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/jarchie...57616284990338

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Was the southside rough back then?
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Old Posted Nov 7, 2009, 4:34 PM
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Misc. Flickr Finds:

KostonPhotograpy – Flickr:

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Late 1960’s?



Charles Cushman:

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Mindfrieze – Flickr:

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MisterScantastic – Flickr:

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WhatMakesThePieShop – Flickr:

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^^^Excellent!!
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Old Posted Nov 9, 2009, 3:19 AM
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^Great finds, Ryan! Keep up the amazing work.^
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