Ask Geoffrey: 2/20

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Ask Geoffrey: 2/20

Was a butcher to blame for a backup in the Chicago River? Geoffrey Baer uncovers some gruesome Bridgeport history in this week's edition of Ask Geoffrey.

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Ask Geoffrey: 2/6

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Wouldn’t it be nice to have heated sidewalks and never have to shovel?  Geoffrey Baer tells us about some folks in Oak Park who had that luxury in the early 20th century on tonight’s Ask Geoffrey.

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Ask Geoffrey: 1/19

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The Baha'i House of Worship in Wilmette is one of seven of its kind in the world, and the only temple in the United States. Why is it located in suburban Chicago? Geoffrey Baer explains in this week's edition of Ask Geoffrey.

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Ask Geoffrey: 12/22

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Ask Geoffrey: 12/22

What does a gothic chapel in downtown Chicago have to do with Wrigley Field and Comiskey Park? Geoffrey Baer has the answer to this and other viewer questions in Ask Geoffrey.

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Ask Geoffrey: 11/17

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Ask Geoffrey: 11/17

An intersection on the Far North Side marks an important piece of Chicago history.  Geoffrey Baer reveals the big significance of a small hidden plaque in this week’s edition of Ask Geoffrey.

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Ask Geoffrey: 10/27

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Ask Geoffrey: 10/27

A nondescript building on the South Side may give a clue to what the neighborhood used to look like. Geoffrey Baer has more in this week's edition of Ask Geoffrey.

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Ask Geoffrey: 9/22

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Which iconic Chicago landmark was built at the impressive rate of one floor per day? We learn more about this unique building in Ask Geoffrey.

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Ask Geoffrey: 8/18

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Ask Geoffrey: 8/18

The statue of Christopher Columbus in South Chicago was once located at City Hall and served a very refreshing purpose. We find out more in tonight's edition of Ask Geoffrey.

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Can you imagine heading to a public building once or twice a week just to keep clean? Geoffrey Baer has more on the history of Chicago's bath houses in tonight's Ask Geoffrey.

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Ask Geoffrey: 2/13

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A unique building was one of several Chicago landmarks featured in a 1950 film. The movie starred a young actor who later became a screen legend. Geoffrey Baer has more in this week's edition of Ask Geoffrey.

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Ask Geoffrey: 1/26

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What does a Logan Square building have to do with womens' hair accessories, amateur singers and camels? We find out in this week's edition of Ask Geoffrey.

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Ask Geoffrey: 1/5

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A street sign but no street? Usually, it's the other way around. Geoffrey Baer explains what happened to a Rogers Park intersection in this week's edition of Ask Geoffrey.

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Ask Geoffrey: 12/15

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Ask Geoffrey: 12/15

After years in storage, a hand sculpture was recently installed in a new location. Geoffrey Baer tells us about the hands, and their connection to an important figure in Chicago history in Ask Geoffrey.

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Ask Geoffrey: 11/03

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Ask Geoffrey: 11/03

One neighborhood in Lombard began as a cooperative community back in the 1940s, where a diverse group of people shared ownership of the land. Have these ideals held up over 70 years? We find out in tonight's Ask Geoffrey.

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Ask Geoffrey: 10/6

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A 1955 building now stands in the middle of a huge construction site in Lincoln Park. We find out why people are taking such care to protect it in this week's edition of Ask Geoffrey.

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Ask Geoffrey: 8/25

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Ask Geoffrey: 8/25

What are large blocks doing in the middle of Grant Park? Geoffrey Baer tells us their historical significance in tonight's Ask Geoffrey.

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Ask Geoffrey: 8/11

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Ask Geoffrey: 8/11

Chicago’s City Council is made up of 50 aldermen, each representing one ward in the city. One of our viewers wants to know when and why these wards were established. Geoffrey Baer has the answer in this week’s Ask Geoffrey.

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