Chicago: Out of Sight, Out of Mind

(podcasting from the OTL Bunker, somewhere in Chicago)

(broadcasting on the 100-watt preservation-worthy radio station WLUW 88.7-FM Chicago)

Mike Stephen and Andy Hermann present a special Chicago: Out of Sight, Out of Mind themed show — featuring preservation issues including Michael Reese Hospital, The Prodigal Son Bar & Grill, and Saint Boniface Church.

Chicago is losing its landmarks;
Mike misses the old Rainbo roller rink in Uptown

Mike at the Rainbo

Jacob Kaplan, Corinne Aquino, Serhii ChruckyForgotten Chicago;
on Michael Reese Hospital and talk of a Chicago Olympic Village

Michael Reese Hospital

Jason Mathews – bacon enthusiast;
lamenting the loss of The Prodigal Son Bar & Grill

The Prodigal Son Bar & Grill

Jonathan Fine – executive director, Preservation Chicago;
on the struggle to save Saint Boniface Church

Saint Boniface Church

(segue music this week from The Eli Story)