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Andy Nguyen

Champions of Albany Park

For decades, the building that housed the former Deborah Boys Club on Kimball and Ainslie was home to the Albany Park Community Center (APCC), an organization that carried on Deborah’s mission to support the community through social services. Recently, APCC consolidated all its programming into another landmark Albany Park building, the former location of Arie Crown Hebrew Day School, […]

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Lincoln Village Shopping Center Revisited

Thanks to contributor Chris for pointing me in the direction of these classic Lincoln Village images. They can be found on the Andrew Dunham’s blog , which is a treasure trove of mostly Skokie photographs dated 1970-75, photographer unknown.   Bain Hardware on the left-hand side was an early tenant; they are listed in a June 21, […]

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Roosvelt Jovens

Where are they now — the Roosevelt Jovens

Top row left to right: Mike Minsky, Elliot Kalina, Jerry Lazar, Lenny Nachbin, Marty Hordetsky, Kenny Keer, Larry Beck, Al Goodman, Shelly Chaplik. Middle row: Gary Silverman, Woody Wallace, Al Levy, Richie Feldman, Gary Morgan, Stu Fishman, Paul schrager, Gene Jackson. Bottom row: Al sperling, Arnie Bernard, Mike Lowy, Jerry Handel, Herb Singer, Albie Wagner […]

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