going, going, gone

 

a lot at 1353
Western Avenue, 1996

 

American Pie
The former home of City Chevrolet in Motor Row at 23rd Street & Indiana, 1995.

*note relentless Mc Cormick Place expansion in the background.

 

Down with Martini's
Martini's demolition (Home of the Boneless Chicken) at the NE corner of Grand & Franklin during the 1990's.

 

fill up & you don't have to pay
SE corner of Ashland and Erie, 1998.

 

Jean's Place at the SW corner of Paulina at Haddon, 2000.

*Condos now occupy this corner lot.

Inside Jean's Place.

 

railroad shack
SE corner of Augusta & Racine, 1999.

 

Transients Welcomed Series
Northwest view from Roosevelt @ Michigan Ave, 1996.

*Note that the Avenue Motel (on the right) and CPD Headquarters (on the left, above and behind the former Trailways station) have since been razed.

 

Western states
Lots and lofts along Western Avenue north of Addison during the 1990s.

 

wheels & deals.
Deals on Western, 1996.

 

- Curtis Locke