Uptown, Chicago 60640
Uptown has been a popular Chicago entertainment district, for more than a Century — playing a significant role in ushering in the jazz age, the silent film era, and the swing, big band , and rock & roll eras. It has also been a filming location for nearly 500 movies.
Located within a half block of Lawrence & Broadway are the perennially popular & historic Uptown Theatre, Aragon Ballroom, Riviera Theater, Green Mill Jazz Club, once one of Al Capone’s favorite watering holes.
Uptown’s transportation hub is the CTA red line’s Wilson station, which is currently undergoing a dazzling $200 million dollar renovation.