Wicker Park Buildings High & Low, Gage Park's Pioneers

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Geoffrey Baer answers your questions about Wicker Park buildings high and low, and Gage Park's pioneers, in this week's edition of Ask Geoffrey.

St. Ignatius, "I Will" Statue, & Frog Creek

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Geoffrey Baer uncovers the origins of St. Ignatius College Prep's building fragments and more in this revisited edition of Ask Geoffrey.

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Geoffrey Baer visits the site of a famously tiny Loop restaurant, a suburban neighborhood endorsed by an Olympian, and those scary steel fire escapes on downtown buildings.

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In tonight’s edition of Ask Geoffrey, we revisit Chicago’s School Street, the history of Chicago’s civil defense unit, and a tree planted by Ulysses Grant in a South Side park.

Travel Back in Time Through Your Window to the World

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Geoffrey Baer takes you through time right outside WTTW's front door in this week’s edition of Ask Geoffrey.

Mt. Prospect's Missing Mountain

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Geoffrey Baer climbs the highest heights in Chicagoland, gets on his soapbox at Bughouse Square, and tours Chicago via World War I monuments in this week’s edition of Ask Geoffrey.

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Geoffrey Baer cruises down the neon highway, revisits the toll roads of yesteryear, and recalls the days the sport of kings was king in Chicago sports. 

Geoffrey Visits a Spot Where North Meets North

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We revisit Geoffrey Baer’s trip to a rediscovered war curiosity, a long-lost war trophy, and a place in Chicago where north meets north in tonight’s Ask Geoffrey.

What's Pasta is Prologue?

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Geoffrey Baer discovers mobbed-up macaroni makers, a boat launch that's gone to the dogs, and a beautiful reminder.

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Geoffrey Baer compares fact and fiction in a long-ago murder, explores the life of an architectural pioneer, and strolls the Riverwalk in this week’s Ask Geoffrey.

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Geoffrey Baer peeks into a Wrigley Field teepee and goes under the dome at Preston Bradley Hall in this week’s Ask Geoffrey.

Geoffrey Explains Why There’s a Fish in a Tree, More

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Why is there a trout among the trees alongside Golf Road? Geoffrey Baer tells the story of the one that got away and answers other viewer questions in tonight’s Ask Geoffrey.

"L" Cars, & Catalpa Avenue

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Geoffrey Baer tells us what's at the end of the line for old "L" cars and more as we revisit a previous edition of Ask Geoffrey.

The Fall of Icarus and a 1980 Grand Prix

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Geoffrey Baer revisits an iconic movie car chase and some mythological metaphors in tonight's edition of Ask Geoffrey. 

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Geoffrey Baer answers some of our viewers' questions in tonight's edition of Ask Geoffrey.

Street Names, Operation Skywatch, & More

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Geoffrey Baer talks plotters and spotters, is a boulder beholder, and beats feet on School Street.