Washington Boulevard Rink

I learned about Washington Boulevard Rink in an 1885 article. It was located at Curtis St. and Washington Blvd, which is Aberdeen (1100 W.) and Washington. This was near the previous location of Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Studios (1058 W. Washington). I didn’t find the open and close dates in my research.   Note: This is […]

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 […]