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Remembering Rhumboogie

Lively watering holes and great music venues formerly dotted the landscape of many South Side neighborhoods. On this stroll through Washington Park and Bronzeville, guests will trace the rich cultural legacy of jazz, blues, and swing by visiting the long-gone sites where crowds gathered to mix, mingle, and be entertained. Tour led by Lee Bey, Senior Lecturer at the School of the Art Institute and author of Southern Exposure: The Overlooked Architecture of Chicago’s South Side.

Tour: First stop is 301 E Garfield Blvd - Arts Incubator. Final stop is 329 E Garfield Blvd. Green Line Performing Arts Center

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