Simply put... this car collection display is beyond awesome.. it's mind blogging. The location once housed one of the world's largest printing plants but now is home to over 300 vehicles, all super clean in superb display condition. Now close to his 90th birthday Larry Klairmont successful in real estate business has collected cars for years. Locals knew he was a collector but not till 2010 the extent of his collection as all his cars were scattered through out Chicago in various locations. With urging from his fiance he assembled the collection in the renovated Hall Printing Co. location and very recently has started to open its doors for private, charitable and corporate events.
I can't begin to describe the collection, its quality and the magnificent manner in which it is showcased. I have visited many collections through out the USA and I don't want to disparaged other places, but this one.... the quality of the cars, the number of cars and the way they are showcased amongst tons of automoblile memorabilia makes it one of a kind. So many cars from every genre... brass era, the 20's, 30's, 40's, 50's etc... race cars, bantams, woodies, foreign, etc. the collection covers everyting!
If you are ever near Chicago I strongly suggest you check out the web site in Dave's post and if at all possible make this place a visit.
You'll see in one of Dave's pictures that there is a restored MarkII in superb condition. Unfortunately, there is a Drive In Theater speaker stand bolted down to the floor next to the driver's door. So I was unable to open the door wide enough to get the VIN.
'56 Continental Mark II