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Before the airport was built, the railroad drew working families to the area west of the Grand Trunk tracks. To this day, West Lawn remains a small but vibrant cultural center for Lithuanians in Chicago and beyond–home to the Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture and one of the only Lithuanian-language printing presses in the country.

Meeting Midway

Though the MDW Fair was hardly haunted, it was a bit reminiscent of a funhouse. So much was going on at the GeoLofts that it was easy to miss art pieces and their fascinating creators tucked away in corners.