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Won’t You Be My Neighbor- From Montreal to Chicago

Won’t You Be My Neighbor- From Montreal to Chicago

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  By Eartha Kitsch   We’re going to jump back and forth a little this week and take a look at some rooms in two different houses that are for sale in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.  And then, we’ll take a look at a home in Chicago. I won’t be showing…

Shopping For A Mid-Century Gas Appliance At The 1957 “Cooks’ Carnival” At People’s Gas In Chicago

Shopping For A Mid-Century Gas Appliance At The 1957 “Cooks’ Carnival” At People’s Gas In Chicago

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By RetroRuth Happy Monday! To take some of the sting out of the first day of the work week, I am going to take you all on a trip back to 1957, where we are going to go to the Cooks’ Carnival put on by Peoples Gas to help us…

Vivian Maier – A Blog of Gorgeous Mid-Century Photography

Vivian Maier – A Blog of Gorgeous Mid-Century Photography

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Purchased by John Maloof, a Chicago real estate agent, at an antique auction, the work of a previously unknown amatuer photographer Vivian Maier is finding it’s way into the blogosphere. Taken mostly during the 1950’s, the pictures are candid shots of downtown Chicago and it’s citizens, and it is great stuff. John is…