One of the big impacts that the Covid-19 pandemic has had on my reading and working life is not being able to go to the library, any library, for going on three months now. I commited to posting at least… Read More ›
Whether you’re a bookworm, a history buff, or a tired tourist looking for some peace and quiet, the $5 you’ll spend visiting the Pritzker Military Museum and Library in Chicago is definitely worth the price of admission.
Chicago Technical College 1904 A piece of Chicago history. Printing blocks at Hell’s Kitchen Flea Market, NYC. The Chicago Technical College was located at 118 East 26th Street and moved to 2000 S. Michigan Ave at some point. Popular Mechanics… Read More ›
Photos of The Poetry Garage in Chicago
To celebrate the American Library Association’s Annual Conference being held here in Chicago over the weekend I thought it would be fitting to post some pictures of the old Chicago Public Library building. The Former Chicago Public Library Building Now… Read More ›
Life Without Parole is the second Kate Conway mystery novel. I was unfamiliar with the series and when the publisher asked if I’d like a review copy I said yes primarily because it’s set in Chicago. It’s seven months after… Read More ›
Timothy B. Blackstone Memorial Library (aka Blackstone Branch Library) 4904 South Lake Park Avenue Chicago, IL 60615 (312) 747-0511 website Architect: Solon S. Beman Cost: $250,000 Square feet: 13, 794 Dedication: January 8, 1904 Last May I stumbled upon the… Read More ›