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Southwest Suburbs: Birthplace of Chicago
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    It's a part of Chicago that's full of surprises. It’s home to a 28‐square‐mile forest with a rock canyon. It's where one of the Blues Brothers did time (along with thousands of other real‐life convicts). And it's the setting for Chicago's most famous ghost story. It's home to major league soccer andminor league baseball. Chicago's largest Arab and Ghanaian communities are here. It's also home to a bustling industrial canal where salty mariners navigate a Panama...

    South of Chicago: Suburbs, Steel Mills, Shoreline
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      In the region South of Chicago, everything seems bigger than life – the heroes and villains, the bridges, boats and buildings, and even people's dreams. Take a journey along the waterways, highways and railways of Chicago's SouthSuburbs and Northwest Indiana. Starting in Gary, with a look inside the largest steel mill in the Western Hemisphere, travel along the Lake Michigan shoreline to Chicago's Calumet Harbor and cruise the Calumet River to Blue Island.

      Northwest of Chicago: From Farm Fields to Boomtowns
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        In the style of his hit programs "Chicago's North Shore" and "South of Chicago: Suburbs, Steel Mills, Shoreline," Geoffrey Baer takes you on a journey through the Northwest suburbs. The tour begins in the Park Ridge and follows I‐90 andthe historic Northwest Highway through communities such as Des Plaines, Mt. Prospect, Elk Grove Village, Rolling Meadows, Arlington Heights, Schaumburg, Hoffman Estates, and Crystal Lake, concluding in far northwest suburban Woodstock. We also take a side...

        Hidden Chicago
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          Some are mysterious, some are beautiful and some are just plain bizarre! Geoffrey Baer takes you all over the Chicago region in search of oftenoverlooked fragments of our history. Many are in places you pass by every day. But when you learn their hidden stories you're sure to say "I never knew that!"

          Hidden Chicago 2
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            In this sequel to WTTW's popular Hidden Chicago special, Geoffrey Baer explores dusty attics, deep tunnels and the candy aisle at Walgreen's in search of fascinating fragments of Chicago's past and little‐known stories behind things we see and use every day.

            Fox River & Chain OLakes DVD
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              It's a journey that starts at Blarney Island, a rowdy bar in the middle of a lake accessible only by boat, and ends sixty miles down the Fox River at Mies Van Der Rohe’s Farnsworth House, one of the world’s greatest examples of minimalist modern architecture. Between those two extremes you’ll discover a world of amazing history and colorful characters. Geoffrey Baer takes viewers on a trip along the historic Fox River from the Chain O’ Lakes in far northern Illinois,...

              Foods of Chicago: A Delicious History
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                You are what you eat. So what can we learn about Chicagoans from the food on our plates? Join Geoffrey Baer as he plays both taste-tester and tour guide, exploring the little-known stories behind Chicago‘s favorite foods! Along this delectable journey, learn how the Chicago-style hot dog came into being, discover the connection between Al Capone and Jay’s Potato Chips, take a tour down Chicago’s New Maxwell Street Market, learn about the birth of the classic Saturday Night...

                Chicago’s Lakefront
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                  In the 1830’s, Chicago’s lakefront was declared public ground, to remain forever open, clear and free of any buildings. Take a tour with Geoffrey Baer to discover the historic and ongoing struggles and victories that helped shape what we see along the shores of Chicago today. Along this unforgettable journey, learn about the redesign of Soldier Field; see the new modern wing at the Art Institute; discover how Millennium Park became what it is today and explore Daniel...

                  Chicagos Western Suburbs: From Prairie Soil to Prairie Style DVD
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                    Join Geoffrey Baer for this engaging Chicago tour program, which covers Chicago's historic Western suburbs. Highlights include Brookfield Zoo, McDonald's headquarters, some Frank Lloyd Wright architectural treasures, Morton Arboretum, the Glen Ellyn Children's Chorus, the original Kiddieland in Melrose Park, the annual Pet Parade in LaGrange, a famous Hillside cemetery where Al Capone is buried, and much, much more. Geoffrey’s fascinating trek takes you westward from Cicero to...

                    Chicagos North Shore DVD
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                      Host and writer Geoffrey Baer explores the history, architecture and little-known stories of Chicago's famous shoreline suburbs. The documentary covers communities from Evanston north to the Wisconsin border, including Wilmette, Winnetka, Glencoe, Highland Park, Lake Forest, Lake Bluff, Deerfield, Northbrook, Glenview, Skokie and more.

                      Chicagos Loop: A New Walking Tour with Geoffrey Baer
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                        Look up toward the sky as Geoffrey Baer takes us on an exciting new journey through the skyscraper canyons of Chicago’s downtown Loop –revealing the secrets behind the city’s most iconic landmarks and showing us why Chicago is considered the birthplace of the skyscraper. We’ll dive into the fascinating history of downtown Chicago’s rise, fall, and rebirth - from the Loop’s heyday as a hub of theaters, restaurants, movie palaces and nightclubs, to the...

                        Chicago By L: Touring the Neighborhoods
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                        Item #: 890792002005 -

                          The ride of your life is just a turnstile away… Take a truly special journey as host, Geoffrey Baer returns, using a mix that is part learning experience and part travelogue, to explore Chicago’s ethnic diversity from on-board the ‘L’! This guided front-row tour is a unique, elevated glimpse into history, cultural life and architectural features of the city’s diverse neighborhoods. Learn all the hidden secrets and intriguing stories of sites that may seem...