tribtower

Post card featuring the Tribune Tower in Chicago, post marked 1944.
It reads: “Hello Natalie, Got here O.K. Was to the Palmer House last note (Thurs.) Did not get in the Empire room. My cousin works and could not get off until 10:00 P.M. So we went to the "Brown Derby” and the [unintelligible] instead. Saw the floor show and watched him broadcast Del Portnoy and his orchestra. Sincerely, Lew"

Nick Castrovillari [left] and Joseph Boyle, Chicago Park District police cadets, escort students from a Huntington, Ind., school across Michigan Avenue after the pupils visited the Chicago Tribune, January 1948. The two cadets were wearing U.S. Navy pea coats as an interim measure, until they were fully certified as officers and could invest in uniforms. #ChicagoParkDistrict #chicagoweather #escortservice #tribtower #1940s by vintagetribune http://ift.tt/1SxVxjI