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Roosevelt Rd @ Halsted St (view west)

1944 (CTA photo)

How well did you find your way around 1944 Chicago?

Most of the buildings in the picture have been demolished to make way for the UIC campus. But there are some clues.

We have a wide street here, and there are only a few like this within a three-mile radius of State and Madison. In the background, the spire of Holy Family Church is cleary visible. And in the foreground is Gold's Restaurant, a well-remembered landmark of the Maxwell Street area.

To those of you who had the correct answer--good work!

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