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Chicago Lit Walking Tour: Nelson Algren

Saturday, May 7, 2022
3-5 p.m.

Meet at the Nelson Algren Memorial Fountain
Intersections of Milwaukee Avenue, Ashland Avenue, and Division Street, Chicago
Polonia Triangle

Join the Chicago Literary Hall of Fame as we join up with several Algren afficionados, including filmmaker Michael Caplan and DePaul University lecturer Salli Berg Seeley, on a walking tour of the author's old neighborhood. Stops will include his old longtime residence, several of his favorite watering holes, and sites of his most important fictional scenes. Check back for details on the itinerary for the walk. This is a free event, but registration is required. Link to come soon. 

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