November 15, 2018 | Posted by Justin Weidl

The Grid series gives an in-depth look at Uptown's incredible past, present, and future.


From the article: “Today’s stop is Uptown. This neighborhood is about 6 miles north of downtown Chicago. With Lake Michigan as its eastern boundary, Uptown has some of the city’s top beaches. It is also home to the Victorian-era Graceland Cemetery where many Chicago notables have been laid to rest. The heart of Uptown has long had an entertainment focus – beginning in the early 1900s with the opening of one of the very first movie-making studios and one of the country’s largest movie palaces. plus a vibrant jazz scene that flourished even during Prohibition. Today, Uptown is still known for its nightlife – and a thriving ethnic food scene.”

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