First, Altgeld is a community located on Chicago’s far south side with limited access to public transportation.
Second, it was a community where residents were not very trusting of outsiders.
But the people who lived in Altgeld got their skate on! So, to all of my roller skaters: please share your memories in the comment box below and send pictures you’re willing to share to submissions at realskatestories dot com.
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