Greektown’s Transformation

A view of businesses on Halsted Street in Greektown.
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Greektown was once home to many Greek immigrants in the early 1900s. But the neighborhood has since dwindled to a tourist destination. What caused this shift? Learn more from the Chicago History Museum’s Peter Alter.

Story Credit: Stephanie Choporis

Narrated By: Peter Alter

*Special Note: Peter Alter is the Chicago History Museum’s chief historian and director of the Studs Terkel Center for Oral History.

Music Credit: “Punchi Duwek” by Niranjala Sarojini

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