Hello everyone! Chicago's Extinct Businesses has been renamed Vanished Chicagoland. Please click on the pages listed above to see any updates and the links to my Facebook pages. Thank you. Pete Kastanes. Admin for Vanished Chicagoland Facebook Page and 28 others.

Last Update on April 13, 2019

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My new video is ready to be viewed. It's about Riverview Park. An amusement park once located on the corner of Belmont & Western Aves. It's twenty minutes long, so please watch it at your own convenience. 

My fourth video celebrating vintage Chicago businesses during the holiday season. Song is Snowbound for Christmas by Jackie Gleason & HIs Orchestra.

This movie celebrates movie houses and drive-in theater that were very memorable in the Chicagoland area. Couldn't include every single one, because of time and availability of photos. Music is from Drive-In Intermission clips.

Second part of my video series celebrating Chicago's Extinct Greek Businesses (Greek-owned). Greektown Chicago in 1974 Photos credited from Diane Alexander White Photography.

Chicago's Extinct Businesses Christmas Video Volume 3

My 1st movie for The 70th Anniversary of The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA).

My Facebook Page  Vanished Chicagoland has just hit 39,000 Likes! Thank you everyone!

My podcast recording of Chicago's Extinct Businesses.

Chicago's Extinct Businesses.mp3

Part 1 of Chicago's Extinct Businesses on YouTube.

Part 2 of Chicago's Extinct Businesses on YouTube

Part 3 of Chicago's Extinct Businesses on YouTube.

 

Christmas video of Chicago's Extinct Businesses on YouTube.

Part 4 of Chicago's Extinct Businesses on YouTube.

Part 5 of Chicago's Extinct Businesses on YouTube 

Part 6 of Chicago's Extinct Businesses on YouTube 

Part 7 of Chicago's Extinct Businesses on YouTube

Video I created saluting Vintage CTA Bus Routes and Roll Curtains.

A video I created celebrating Chicago TV classic reruns grew up watching over the years.

A video I created celebrating Chicago Scary TV ads.

Vintage Chicago Children's Television Toys. Christmas Video Volume 2.

My video for the 50th anniversary of The Chicago 1967 blizzard. Ads featured are businesses that are no longer around. 

My video celebrating Greek Businesses (Greek-owned) that are no longer in Chicago. 

Theme song is Zorba's Dance from The Soundtrack Album Zorba The Greek by Mikis Theodorakis

Part 8 of Chicago's Extinct Businesses on YouTube 

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