Chicago Fire Academy
Rarely has a building been placed in a more appropriate location: the fire department’s training school (also known as the Quinn...
Dearborn St Station
Once the Chicago terminal of the Santa Fe Railroad, this 1885 building used to be the premier station for trains to and from California....
Al’s #1 Italian Beef
Piled high with savory beef that soaks through the thick bun, Al's inexpensive sandwich is one of Chicago's culinary hallmarks. This is...
1141 S Jefferson St · interesting places nearby
Manny’s Deli information
Chicago’s politicos and seen-it-all senior citizens get in the cafeteria-style line at Manny’s for the towering pastrami and corned-beef sandwiches, matzo ball soup, potato pancakes and other deli staples. Know what you want before you join the fast-moving queue.
The newspaper clippings on the wall provide a dose of city history – or you could just eavesdrop on the table next to you to hear deals being brokered that’ll be tomorrow’s front-page story.