October 3, 2010
Wilson and Sheridan, Uptown Chicago, 1963
The contrast between then and now is staggering. What a vibrant stretch this used to be. It's around the time my mom was working at Kemper, just north on Sheridan--no wonder she didn't recognize the neighborhood at first when I moved here. She left in the mid-sixties; so much has been torn down since then.
Click image for more detailed view with seller; original is available for purchase here: Wilson and Sheridan, 1963
Here's the same view from 1929, courtesy Library of Congress: