More Uptown! | Bleader

Saturday, April 28, 2007

More Uptown!

Posted By on 04.28.07 at 07:09 AM

Sign up for our newsletters Subscribe

click to enlarge 1399.jpg

Two things that I left out of "The High Ground" in Uptown 101 in the March 30 issue:

1) The Uptown Historical Society, whose president John Holden kindly showed me as many of the neighborhood's amazing sights as an afternoon would hold, and

2) The amazing number of films that have used the neighborhood as a setting. You can remedy the second omission by dropping by Novar Hall in Truman College, 1145 West Wilson at Broadway, at 1:30 PM Saturday. On the 75-minute bill: a cinematic tribute to the Uptown Theater and a compilation of classic movie scenes shot in the hood. A $6 donation is requested.

Tags: , , ,

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

More by Harold Henderson

  • The Recyclable House

    The Recyclable House

    If Ken Ortiz has his way, no one in Chicago will ever simply "demolish" a building again.
    • Jul 24, 2008
  • Sympathy for the Devil?

    Sympathy for the Devil?

    Progressive scribe Rick Perlstein made his reputation finding the good in conservatives. Then they really started screwing up the country.
    • Jan 24, 2008
  • Dynamic Flash for Democrats

    Dynamic Flash for Democrats

    Wanna raise funds to run for office? Nag Schwarzenegger about health care? Or just make fun of Bush? Call Articulated Man.
    • Jan 10, 2008
  • More »

Agenda Teaser

Performing Arts
Comfortable Shoes Neo-Futurarium
October 03
Performing Arts
Incomplete Conversations Tapestry Fellowship Church
October 25

The Bleader Archive

Popular Stories