Riverview Roller Skating Rink

Riverview Roller Skating Rink was part of Riverview Amusement Park located at 2528 Belmont in Chicago, Illinois. This is where DeVry University sits today. The largest and longest-running amusement park in Chicago, Riverview was opened from 1904-1967.   Note: This is the information I uncovered during my research. Please share any information you find about […]

Madison Gardens Rink

Madison Gardens Rink was located at either 2560 W. Madison or 2566 W. Madison in Chicago, Illinois. Records show that it was in operation between 1910-18. I have no record of the opening and closing dates.   Note: This is the information I uncovered during my research. Please share any information you find about this […]

Casino Roller Skating Rink

The Casino, the largest roller rink in Chicago in the 1880s, 0pened in 1883. According to an article I found, “it was not unusual to find 800-1000 skaters in formal dress gliding to the music of a live band.”   Note: This is the information I uncovered during my research. Please share any information you […]