Raise a Pint: Another Chicago Tied House Landmarked
Nov03

Raise a Pint: Another Chicago Tied House Landmarked

Booze is one of those industries, like cars and movies, where for the most part, companies that mass produce the product are not allowed to sell it directly to the pubic.  But that wasn’t always the case, which is why Chicago has a number of buildings with “Schlitz” logos embedded in their facades. These were “tied houses,” meaning bars that were tied to one particular brewery.  In Chicago, Schlitz was king, with around five...

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