Interesting places in Chicago area?

From: Lawrence Walker <>
Date: Wed Mar 13 22:50:07 2002

 No problems like that in Winnipegosis, but I always found that if you look
prosperous in a deprived area you were asking for trouble.


> IIT is around 33rd Street, near the White Sox ball park; MSI is at 57th
> street, 3 miles to the south and just east of the University of Chicago (8
> hundreds, e.g. 32nd Street to 40th Street, is a mile) The MSI is about 2
> miles _east_ of Michigan Ave. Best way to get there is by Lake Shore Drive. You
> can get to IIT from the Dan Ryan Expressway.
> Neither area is that safe at night. During the day, the IIT campus itself is OK,
> but the area around it has a number of housing projects. The area north and west
> of the University of Chicago/MSI is a bit dicey, also.
> Bob
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dan Wright []
> Sent: Wednesday, March 13, 2002 10:48 AM
> To:
> Subject: Re: Interesting places in Chicago area?
> Russ Blakeman said:
> <snip>
> >
> > On the BW map you'll see where Ill Inst of tech is (known as IIT) - that's the
> > general area where MSI is at - it should be just east of IIT on 55th.
> Of
> > course there are other ways too, like going downtown when you dome into
> the
> > city on I-290 then going south on Michigan Ave (less of "the hood" to to
> go
> > thru, a lot longer trip)
> Yeah...but don't go visit IIT. seriously. the museum is on the museum
> campus
> by the lake, which is pretty safe and nice, but you REALLY don't want to go much
> west of there, especially if you're not from the area...
> <snip>
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