Chicago Posters

by JenOfChicago

From contemporary photography to vintage travel postcards, you can envision the city of Chicago on your wall with these Chicago posters.

Chicago Posters On Your Walls!

Decorate your home with Chicago posters!

The city of Chicago offers many beautiful views and vistas, and the skyline is known worldwide. For Chicagoans at heart and Chicagoans far from home, these Chicago themed posters put a first class city on your walls and provide the perfect home decor for your living room, den or rec room. They also look great in offices and workplaces!

From vintage Chicago travel posters to contemporary photography showcasing Chicago's architecture, there's something here for everyone. Whether your decorating taste is retro vintage or modern and streamlined, there's a view of Chicago that's for you. Browse through the collection and choose your favorite - and don't forget to buy one for a former Chicagoan missing home too!

Chicago Worlds Fair

Worlds Fair Poster From Chicago


 The 1933 World's Fair was held in Chicago, with the theme "A Century of Progress". Highlights from the event included the first all star game of major league baseball, the Graf Zeppelin ride, Homes of Tomorrow, and more innovations designed to put Chicago - and America - on the world stage!

These beautiful art deco prints from Glenn Sheffer bring the magic and excitment of world of the World's Fair to your home. While similar designs, you can choose either light or dark color schemes to match your home or office's decor.




















Vintage Chicago El Train Poster

Avoid Street Congestion!

Fast and Reliable is how we Chicagoans want our public transportation, and this vintage Chicago poster shows the Chicago Transit Authority's early attempts at encouraging the use of mass transit.  This design features Chicago's famous "El" train on the elevated track circling the Loop area of downtown. The poster's claims are true today too - public transportation, especially the El trains, are the easiest way to get to downtown Chicago.





Grey Goose Airlines Travels To Chicago

Vintage Chicago Travel Poster

Have you ever heard of Grey Goose Airlines? Me either, but Kerne Erickson, creator of this print, has. Drawing inspiration from vintage brochures, Erickson creates his painstakingly accurate artwork to evoke a sense of yesterday. This beautiful scene shows the Chicago River, with the Tribune Tower in the background, planes above, and boats cruising.




Chicago Southern Airlines visits Edgewater Beach

Retro inspired postcard of Chicago

Kerne Erickson does it again in this beautiful print of the now defunct Edgewater Beach Hotel and the nearby sandy shores of Lake Michigan. Bathing suit styles may have changed, but the scene remains the same on hot Chicago summer days of today!

Chicago Skyline Photography Posters

See Chicago's skyline on your walls!

Chicago has a well known and well loved skyline, and these gorgeous photographic prints - taken at various times of day and seasons of the year - showcase the beauty of the city.  Taken from the east looking west towards the Chicago skyline, these photographic prints showcase the legendary skyline of the Second City. Choose one for your home or office today!


Local tip: If you want to take a photo of Chicago's skyline, go east to the Adler Planetarium and stand facing east towards the skyline - its the perfect vantage point!

Posters of Chicago Landmarks

Chicago Architectural Beauty Showcased

These beauties feature some of the most well known icons of archecture and landmark history in Chicago. From the Wrigley Building and Millennium Park to Sears Tower and The Bean, any one of these classic Chicago scenes is a classy and simple way to decorate in your home.

Updated: 08/16/2011, JenOfChicago
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