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Treasure Island is closed: Were things really better in the good old days?

Treasure Island is closed: Were things really better in the good old days?
It was the mid-1970’s. I was looking for my first post-college apartment. I found on a place in what is now known as the Lakeview area of Chicago. 3510 N. Pine Grove. Ten minutes from the lake. Ten minutes from Wrigley Field. Most importantly it was cheap. Ninety-Five dollars a month. Wow…those were the good... Read more »

Treasure Island is closing: It's another end of an era moment

Here's the iconic sign you see when entering  Treasure Island from the parking lot.
It was the mid-1970’s. I’m out of college and looking for my first adult apartment. I find a place in the city near Addison and Lake Michigan. There were three reasons I chose that location: 1. It was a five minute to the lake and I’ve always loved being near water. 2. Money. The rent... Read more »
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