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Bizarre Chicago: The 606

A tour of history, mysteries, and ghosts along The 606 public park as it runs through Bucktown and Wicker Park. Also included are recommendations about where to exit the trail for good food and fun.

  • 1.

    History of The 606

    History of The 606

    Walk up the curved ramp at Walsh Park to enter The 606 and begin your adventure.

  • 2.

    Marshfield Avenue

    Marshfield Avenue

    Is this Bucktown or Wicker Park? That's surprisingly hard to answer.

  • 3.

    Paulina Avenue

    Paulina Avenue

    Learn about the long-forgotten IBM of Bucktown-Wicker Park.

  • 4.

    Hermitage Avenue

    Hermitage Avenue

    The finest example of Romanesque architecture in the United States.

  • 5.

    Honore Street

    Honore Street

    A worldwide performance art was born right here.

  • 6.

    Winchester Avenue

    Winchester Avenue

    From pinball cabinets to Prohibition alcohol, Winchester Avenue has seen it all.

  • 7.

    Damen Avenue

    Damen Avenue

    The center of the area's past, present, and future

  • 8.

    Milwaukee Avenue

    Milwaukee Avenue

    Learn the history behind this busy and popular street.

  • 9.

    Western Avenue

    Western Avenue

    Take a walk on the longest city street in the world.

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