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1957 Chevrolet Corvette

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This 1957 Chevrolet Corvette was purchased in the early 1970s. Of all the people living near Bob Drews in Des Plaines during the 1960s, one neighbor in particular left a lasting impression. His name was Frank and he had a 1957 Corvette parked in his garage. “It was set up for going fast; equipped (more…)


VIDEO: Circa 57, Arlington Heights, IL

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Classic cars parked outside of Circa 57, in Arlington Heights, IL.Classic Recollections was recently invited to a sneak peak of Circa 57, the hotly-anticipated retro diner that is opening in Arlington Heights, IL. Well, the doors have (more…)


CRUISE NIGHT: 1967 Ford Mustang

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This restored 1967 Ford Mustang fastback was parked at the 2013 downtown Palatine cruise night.Ford’s Mustang galloped into the hearts of enthusiasts everywhere when it launched in 1964 and the model still continues to woo over adoring fans today. This coal-black (more…)


CRUISE NIGHT: Event Calender

This 340 Plymouth Duster was parked at the downtown Palatine, Illinois cruise night.

This 340 Plymouth Duster was parked at the downtown Palatine, Illinois cruise night.In case you haven’t been paying attention, the weather has shifted in the Midwest. Those hot, steamy days of summer are behind us as the temperature begins to drop (more…)


FEATURE: 1964 Ford Mustang – ‘1st Mustang Sold’

This 1964 Ford Mustang was the first Mustang sold. It was sold to Gail Wise in Chicago, IL.

This 1964 Ford Mustang was the first Mustang sold. It was sold to Gail Wise in Chicago, IL.More than 8 million Ford Mustangs have been sold since the model’s launch in 1964. Gail Wise is believed to be the very first person to buy one of the iconic sports cars. The widely (more…)


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