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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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June 2019

Walking Tour: The Gangsters of West Ridge

June 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Warren Park Fieldhouse, 6601 N Western Avenue
Chicago, IL 60645 United States
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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, vice and gangland struggles for power that defined the Prohibition era in Chicago. Join Neighborhood Historian Glenna Eaves on a walk through the Rogers Park Manor and Talman West-Ridge Historic Bungalow Districts to enjoy the story of the notorious…

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