Settlement[ edit ] Lakeview was used as a camp and trail path for the Miami , Ottawa , and Winnebago Native American tribes. The early settlement continued to grow, especially because of increased immigration of farming families from Germany , Luxembourg and Sweden. The Hotel Lakeview served as refuge for many Chicagoans but became filled to capacity. Homestead lands were sold and housing was built.
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Uptown, at the intersection of North Broadway and Lawrence, is a bit down-at-the-heel, but has half a dozen good venues. The best gay clubs congregate in the Lincoln Park area. Highbrow pursuits are also well provided for: Chicago's classical music, dance and theater are world-class. For what's-on information, Chicagoans pick up the excellent free newspaper The Reader copies comes out Thursday afternoon and are usually all gone by Saturday. Full listings also appear in the Friday issues of the Chicago Sun-Times and the Chicago Tribune, and Chicago magazine has useful arts and restaurant listings. Chicago Bars Whether looking for a quick drink after a long day of sightseeing or aiming to spend an evening in a swanky bar, Chicago will have the ideal drinking spot for you.
When it comes to gay nightlife in Chicago, the Lucky Horseshoe occupies a category all its own. My ritual is always the same: There are straight dancers and gay dancers, and you can decode their orientation based on their moves.
Welcome to the windy city of Chicago. Gay Chicago The great windy city of Chicago is truly a place that is a must-visit for any gay traveler. Historical theater marquees and landmark skyscrapers loom over the magnificent downtown skyline, while numerous thriving cafes and boutiques lay directly under it. The populations of Lakeview and Anderson sections of the city invite travelers to ogle their window displays as they pass by sipping on hot and deliciously frothy espressos.