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May 2019

Made In Chicago: Extended for the Summer

May 21 - August 31
Rogers Park/West Ridge Historical Society, 7363 W. Greenview Avenue
Chicago, IL 60626 United States
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Our hands-on exhibit of products manufactured in 20th Century Chicago is on view any Wednesday or Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Stop in to see a fascinating array of familiar products and make some new discoveries about our city's past, on loan from collector and curator Andrew Clayman.    

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July 2019

The Gangsters of West Ridge Tour Returns July 13

July 13 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Northtown Public Library, 6800 N. Western Avenue
Chicago, IL 60645 United States
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Last time sold out quickly. Register now to reserve your ticket for the walking tour that takes you back to a fascinating look at a sometimes glamorized, sometime buried era of Chicago history, with links to our own community.  Tony Soprano wasn't the first mobster drawn to quiet suburban-style living. In the Roaring 20's, the new bungalows of West Ridge provided an idyllic refuge on the northern edge of the city for organized crime figures involved in the gambling, rum-running,…

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