Tag Archives: Chicago

The Playboy Club

A fun history read on the first Playboy Club in Chicago: February 29, 1960 was a historic day for Chicago and the world. Playboy magazine owner Hugh Hefner decided that Leap Year would be an appropriate time for him to open up the world’s first Playboy Club on Walton Street in the Gold Coast. The [...]

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Citynoise.org – Old and New Urban Photography

I was just shown this interesting photography site where users upload pictures of their city environments. Major spots are covered, like Seattle and Chicago, and there are some great sets showing older photos from decades ago (like these for NYC in 1942, part 1 and part 3). Good stuff.

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Things I Saw in Chicago

From my moleskine on a recent trip. Not pictured: angry car drivers.

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