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Old Posted Apr 25, 2022, 3:21 PM
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^ Here is a current streetview of roughly the same vista:

https://www.google.com/maps/place/W+...!4d-87.6353824
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Wonder if the car owner still owes on that parking ticket he got served?
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How did they miss that mistake on the chamfered corner..."Women's League".. nicely done
"Showmen's League..."
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Who knew? Oh..you did - thanks for clarifying, didn't know that was a thing!
I'm not that worldly. It was in the original post.
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Now I better understand what the NE corner looked like before the Walgreens was torn down
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Harry's Hot Dogs !!! ( would have been there at that time ).

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Old Posted Apr 26, 2022, 8:55 PM
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I had a hot dog there, years ago. Yay for me
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Harry's

I use to eat at Harry's often about 20 years ago. He didn't trust any of his employees. He always ran the register, no one was allowed to touch it. the other character on that block was Perry and Perry's deli. One of the best delis in the city. It still exists but it's a shadow of what it once was, it shares space with the Bacci pizza along Franklin on that same block.

I started working at 333 W Wacker in late 2000, I remember walking past the old Merc building as they were tearing it down, not aware of what is was. Never ventured inside, wish I had.
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I use to eat at Harry's often about 20 years ago. He didn't trust any of his employees. He always ran the register, no one was allowed to touch it. the other character on that block was Perry and Perry's deli. One of the best delis in the city. It still exists but it's a shadow of what it once was, it shares space with the Bacci pizza along Franklin on that same block.

I started working at 333 W Wacker in late 2000, I remember walking past the old Merc building as they were tearing it down, not aware of what is was. Never ventured inside, wish I had.
Perry always had the best sandwiches!
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Harry's Hot Dogs !!! ( would have been there at that time ).

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lmao that's my boss in the background
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I got excited for news about this building when I checked this thread, but I guess hot dogs are nice too...
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