Where in Chicago? (#15)

November 1, 2012

How well could you find your way around the Chicago of the past?
 
This 1955 scene is from the Southwest Side — in this case, south of the canal and west of Western Avenue. Though the business names have changed, most of the buildings are still in place 57 years later. There is also a clue that a transit expert should recognize.
 
If you think you know the location, send in your guess as a comment. I'll post a contemporary photo tomorrow.