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New Meetup: DePaul/Wrightwood Neighborhood

From: Joe S.
Sent on: Friday, September 11, 2009 11:20 AM
Announcing a new Meetup for Windy City Explorers!

What: DePaul/Wrightwood Neighborhood

When: October 3,[masked]:00 AM

Where:
Halsted, Fullerton, & Lincoln Ave.
2400 N Halsted St.
Chicago, IL 60614

Joe Steffen will lead a 4 mile walk through the DePaul/Wrightwood neighborhood, following this route: http://www.walkjogrun.net/routes/current_route.cfm?rid=7CC7E368-E4E5-FDC1-E3CE4C68CBB0A675&success=1
We will see the Biograph Theater, where bank robber John Dillinger was killed in 1934 by federal agents. We will also see the amazing interior of the Elks National Monument. We will walk by many 19th-century mansions and townhouses, stopping briefly to look at some of them, so expect the walk to take about 3 hours.

Directions: CTA: Take the Brown or Red Line to Fullerton and walk 1 long block east to Halsted St.
Driving: Take Lake Shore Drive to the Fullerton exit, drive west to the Halsted, Fullerton, & Lincoln intersection, and park on Lincoln Ave., where there is 3 hour maximum parking (Halsted has a 2 hour maximum). Parking is $1/hour, and the pay stations accept quarters or credit cards.
If you arrive after we have departed, call Joe's cell phone[masked] to find out where we are.

Email Joe with any questions about this walk.
Check this website about an hour before the walk for possible weather cancellation.

Learn more here:
http://www.meetup.com/windycityexplorers/calendar/11347561/

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