Nothing says Chicago like the rumble of an ‘L’ train overhead. Featured in countless movies and television shows, the ‘L’ is recognized worldwide as an iconic part of Chicago’s landscape and an easy, affordable ticket to explore Chicago’s diverse neighborhoods. Ride along with host Geoffrey Baer on the spectrum of the CTA’s color-coded lines – Red, Blue, Green, Brown, Orange, Pink, Purple, and Yellow – to meet local people and hear the real stories of Chicago’s neighborhoods. Explore Chicago’s immigrant communities, architectural and historic treasures, and colorful murals and public art in stations along the lines. There are street festivals, magnificent houses of worship, local oddities, and hidden gems to discover along the way, and dive in to the surprising and sometimes scandalous history of the Chicago ‘L.’ View television schedule and then come back here to explore the many different neighborhoods, learn the history and future of the ‘L,’ browse a gallery of art near the ‘L,’ watch the show and video extras, and share! #Lwttw
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Leadership support for Chicago by ‘L’ with Geoffrey Baer is provided by BMO Harris Bank with major funding from Peoples Gas, Joyce and Matt Walsh, and Patty and Dan Walsh in memory of Richard Gray and in honor of Mary L. Gray.
Additional support is provided by Ann and Rich Carr, The Joseph & Bessie Feinberg Foundation, ITW, UI Health, and Jim and Kay Mabie, and by the following donors: Susan and Stephen Baird, Peter Kelliher II, Judy and John McCarter, Mollenhauer Progressive Philanthropic Fund in honor of Ida Mollenhauer, Ken Norgan, Joan and Paul Rubschlager, Daniel J. Hyman and Millennium Properties R/E, Carl Buddig and Company, Anonymous, AAR.