State Street, that great street! The name evokes memories for anyone who has lived in or visited Chicago. This book vividly recreates a Christmas holiday trip down State Street. You will visit stores that flourished during the 1940s, viewing old display windows peopled with such Christmas characters as Wieboldt's Cinnamon Bear, Montgomery Ward's Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer and Marshall Field's Uncle Mistletoe. Historic black and white and color photographs, many never published elsewhere, will whisk you back to the excitement of State Street shopping, the charm of holiday dining in fine State Street restaurants and the magical wonder of a child's first holiday trip to State Street, complete with a visit to Santa Claus.
Softcover, 6 x 9, 128 pgs., b&w and color photos