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Tour of Rogers Park 2016

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Tour of Rogers Park 2016

Time: July 23, 2016 from 11am to 3pm
Location: Warren Park
Street: 6601 North Western Avenue
City/Town: Chicago, IL
Website or Map: http://www.chicagovelo.com/ev…
Event Type: social, architecture, history
Organized By: Lee Diamond
Latest Activity: Jun 30, 2016

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Chicago Community Area #1, Rogers Park sits 9 miles north of the Loop. It was formerly land used by the Pottawatomi Nation and other indigenous people. Present day Ridge and Rogers Avenues were both former native trails and Rogers formed part of the Indian Boundary Line decreed in the 1816 Treaty of St. Louis. The streets of Rogers Park are likewise lined with amazing homes and apartments which may lack such heralded pedigree or historical significance, but make up for it in simple, utilitarian and enduring beauty. The area is rich in stories to hear, features to discover and is well-suited for exploration on two wheels.

This is running of the Tour of Rogers Park is being done in association with Good City as part of the Indian Boundary Bike Tours series, marking the 200th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of St. Louis of 1816.

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