The Ghost of Christmas Past, Shopping Edition

Christmas will be here in just a few days. Have you finished your shopping?

These days, last-minute Christmas shopping usually involves a click on a screen and waiting for the items to arrive at your house. Not so long ago, though, Chicagoans got all dressed up and traveled downtown to do their holiday shopping.

Take a break from your digital to-do list and check out these images of holiday shopping on Chicago's State Street from our Chicago Loop Alliance Collection. You can even stay in your pajamas. Share your own memories of downtown holiday shopping in the comments below.

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