FLASHBACK: Scenes From Pride Then & Now

Let’s have some fun. Here’s a look at scenes from the 2015 Chicago Pride Parade side-by-side with photos of the same locations during long-ago Pride Parades. The parade has really changed. The buildings? Not so much.

Broadway At Wellington, 1985

1985 Photo: Alan Light on Flickr

Broadway & Belmont 1976

Broadway & Oakdale, 1985 (Former Mayor Jane Byrne in Convertible)

1985 photo: Alan Light on Flickr

…and today’s mayor in the same location in 2014…

3153 N. Broadway, 1985

1985 photo: Alan Light on Flickr

Broadway at Wellington, 1976

Broadway At Oakdale, 1985

1985 Photo: Alan Light on Flickr

Broadway At Briar, 1976

3021 N Broadway, 1976

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