Finally, thanks to a streetcar strike 96 years ago, and countless hours digging through the Library of Congress American Memory site, I can contribute a Chicago entry to the global Cycle Chic craze. I can't not do it, as the math states that bikes+Chicago+labor history+natty dressers=irresistable.
A rainy day in the Windy City. The building on the right looks familiar, but I can't place it. Anybody?
This dapper young gent has the right idea.
Both photos come from the Chicago Daily News archives.