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Former Location of Mandels Creamery was uploaded to Flickr

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among other things.

29 Baldwin St, Toronto.

Not sure what the Hebrew/Yiddish says

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I took Former Location of Mandels Creamery on September 07, 2013 at 04:56PM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on November 22, 2013 at 04:46PM

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April 12th, 2014 at 10:53 am

Shorter Cut Is Quicker was uploaded to Flickr

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West Loop (Halsted, I think). Black and white, toned blue in Photoshop.

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I took Shorter Cut Is Quicker on December 08, 2013 at 01:18PM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on March 28, 2014 at 04:02PM

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April 12th, 2014 at 10:19 am

Oscar Mayer Wienermobile – driftdog was uploaded to Flickr

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W. Randolph St

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I took Oscar Mayer Wienermobile – driftdog on August 01, 2013 at 04:19PM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on August 01, 2013 at 09:37PM

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March 31st, 2014 at 11:05 am

Boots Sox Pants Shirts was uploaded to Flickr

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Army Navy Surplus store on Lincoln.

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I took Boots Sox Pants Shirts on March 08, 2014 at 03:33PM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on March 10, 2014 at 02:46PM

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March 30th, 2014 at 7:14 pm

Drink Your Big Champagne and Laugh was uploaded to Flickr

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Chicago

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I took Drink Your Big Champagne and Laugh on November 30, 2013 at 04:08PM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on December 05, 2013 at 06:52PM

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March 30th, 2014 at 7:14 pm

Laughter Like Rain was uploaded to Flickr

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Dundas St W, Toronto

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I took Laughter Like Rain on September 07, 2013 at 11:18AM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on November 05, 2013 at 03:08PM

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March 30th, 2014 at 7:14 pm

Memories Are Sacred was uploaded to Flickr

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Cermak and the Chicago River

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I took Memories Are Sacred on June 23, 2013 at 07:11PM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on June 24, 2013 at 02:32PM

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March 30th, 2014 at 10:24 am

You Looked On In Disbelief was uploaded to Flickr

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West Loop

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I took You Looked On In Disbelief on March 20, 2014 at 07:01PM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on March 21, 2014 at 01:44PM

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March 27th, 2014 at 10:55 am

No Frenzied Shrieking Crowd was uploaded to Flickr

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alley, Loop, Chicago

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I took No Frenzied Shrieking Crowd on November 30, 2013 at 04:07PM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on March 26, 2014 at 11:11PM

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March 27th, 2014 at 8:47 am

Your Hands Were Clean was uploaded to Flickr

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Forest Preserve somewhere in Cook County

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I took Your Hands Were Clean on January 14, 2014 at 12:25PM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on February 05, 2014 at 07:33PM

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March 16th, 2014 at 12:06 pm

Prelude Number 8533 was uploaded to Flickr

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North Park Village Nature Center, N Pulaski Rd.

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The Nature Center is often described as a hidden gem in the city. But this site was well known to generations before us, and clues to how people used the land can be found here. The wild onion and wild leek growing in wet woods here inspired American Indians to name this area the “land of the stinking onion” which was translated to “Chicago” by European settlers. In the early 1800s, farmers drained the wet areas to plant crops. And in the late 1800s, a tree nursery was established under the ownership of Norwegian immigrant Pehr Petersen. The very successful Mr. Peterson provided all the trees and shrubs for the World’s Fair in 1893, most of the trees in Lincoln Park and up to seven-eighths of all the trees planted in Chicago’s parkways and boulevards by 1910.

In 1911, Chicago acquired the land from Peterson’s family and used 158 acres to create the Chicago Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium. This buffer of nature was used to prevent the disease from spreading, and to heal the patients admitted here. Portions of the land were changed into paths, gardens for growing food, fields to play and a pond for recreation. The building that would become the Nature Center was originally the Sanitarium’s dispensary, where certain patients could come to get their medications. Patients were here into the 1970s when the Sanitarium was closed.

In the 1980s, plans were to raze the land and construct strip malls and condominiums. However, community activists rallied against these plans, ushering in the preservation of North Park Village. In 1989, an easement was enacted to prohibit any development of this property and to define how it was to be maintained as a natural area for 75 years. Efforts are being made by today’s community activists to extend this protection into perpetuity.

Now, in a short stroll, visitors can experience a forest, a prairie, wetland and oak savanna. And in the 1980s, a sweet new tradition was begun: the Maple Syrup Festival, which taps into the very trees that Pehr Peterson planted more than a century ago. Eventually, programming and visits to the Nature Center grew with additional events such as the Harvest Festival, Winter Solstice, and City Wilds Fest.

On April 1, 2004 the Nature Center became part of the Chicago Park District. Whether you seek serenity, a place to spot a rare bird, or a place to volunteer your time and talent, visit this oasis of nature in the city – this hidden gem.

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I took Prelude Number 8533 on November 10, 2013 at 03:34PM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on December 26, 2013 at 11:19PM

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March 15th, 2014 at 12:47 pm

Former Powerhouse of West Chicago Street Railroad was uploaded to Flickr

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Via Forgotten Chicago:
Much less well-known is the West Chicago Street Railroad’s (WCSR) former powerhouse, still standing in the West Loop at Washington Street and Jefferson Street. Equipment in this building drove two cables: one that pulled cable cars through the tunnel under the Chicago River along Washington Street and around the downtown and another shorter cable that pulled cars from Washington Street and Jefferson Street to Madison Street and DesPlaines Street.

This former WCSR powerhouse at Jefferson and Washington streets drove the cables that pulled West Side cable cars through the tunnel under the South Branch of the Chicago River and around two downtown loops. It is now the headquarters of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 134. The building was vacated in 1906, and for decades it housed the Chicago Surface Line’s Legal and Accident Investigation Department. Subsequently, it was modified—more substantially, perhaps unalterably, than the NCSR’s powerhouse on LaSalle Street. Several dormers were added at the roofline, the rear portion of the building was extended, and the smokestack was removed. Most significantly, a large stone wall covers much of the first floor. Today, the building serves as headquarters for Local 134 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, which also hosts the monthly meeting of the 20th Century Railroad Club.


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I took Former Powerhouse of West Chicago Street Railroad on January 16, 2013 at 01:10PM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on January 18, 2013 at 04:39PM

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March 14th, 2014 at 2:23 pm

Looking At Lolita (Sue Lyon) was uploaded to Flickr

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My photo doesn’t give this contraption justice – basically a slide show viewer as would be used by Humbert Humbert (James Mason). You could move the magnifier to view different slides.

From the Stanley Kubrick exhibit at LACMA.

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I took Looking At Lolita (Sue Lyon) on February 01, 2013 at 02:49PM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on March 03, 2013 at 05:46PM

Don’t Say I Never Warned You was uploaded to Flickr

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Chicago Music Exchange, Lincoln Avenue, Chicago

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I took Don’t Say I Never Warned You on January 11, 2014 at 06:32PM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on February 10, 2014 at 09:29PM

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March 5th, 2014 at 2:27 pm

Ballin’ was uploaded to Flickr

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Lincoln Avenue

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I took Ballin’ on January 11, 2014 at 06:33PM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on February 13, 2014 at 03:10PM

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February 14th, 2014 at 9:04 am