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(McKinley Park) Landmark Status For Chicago Tied Houses

In pre-Prohibition days, Chicago was big tied house city. Tied houses were taverns that sold only the brand of beer they were "tied" to. Lee Bey reports on Vocalo today that City Council is slated to introduce landmark status for eight Schlitz tied houses at 1801 W. Division St. (currently housing Mac's American Pub); 11400 S. Front Ave.; 3456 S. Western Av. (home to a package stor continue reading »