|1938 Aerial Photo from ILHAP|
The only industry I have seen detailed info on so far is White Stokes.
|Edward Kwiatkowski posted|
A vanishing icon from Chicago's once
bustling industrial past.
Definitely on borrowed time.
Keith Bemis You can thank the sugar subsidies in the USA that kept sugar prices 2-3 times higher than in Canada and Mexico.
Jack Currie Tons of it never get used! Meanwhile they keep pushing High Fructose Corn Syrup into everything - GMO's corn, that is.
Keith Bemis Its an older interview but informative about the politics and Brachs
Then Ed commented it was "at the intersection of West 39th Street / Pershing Road and South Ashland Avenue, in Chicago's Bridgeport neighborhood. This view is facing north / northeast."
|Dan Imal posted|
Central Manufacturing District. 35th and S. Ashland. Named so for its location centered on Chicago's south and north borders. Next to the Stockyards, International Amphitheater, former home of Wrigley Gum, Pullman Coach, and countless businesses over the years. Located at the South Branch, rail yards and major travel routes it was a major hub.
I was in grammar school living a couple blocks away in the 80s when a massive fire took place one summer right before the Ashland overpass.Rose Cacielles Isn't that building where Hoffa was filmed?
Dan Imal It appears so Rose.
'The riot scenes were filmed in Chicago at the old Central Manufacturing District (then used as Spiegel Warehouses) at Pershing and Damen.'
|1947 industrial realators|