The Discovering Vintage series takes you back in time to all of the timeless classic spots each city has to offer. The books spotlight the charming stories that tell you what each place is like now and how it got that way from classic restaurants to shops to other establishments that still thrive today and evoke the unique character of the city. They’re all still around—but they won’t be around forever. Start reading, and start your discovering now!
Amy Bizzarri is an extreme Chicago history buff and freelance writer who also covers travel for the Chicago Convention and Tourism Bureau. She resides in a vintage 1910 home in the Logan Square neighborhood of Chicago. Read her blog at DiscoveringVintageChicago.com.