Greektown’s Transformation

A view of businesses on Halsted Street in Greektown.
Photo Credit: yooperann via Flickr

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

https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Niranjala_Sarojini/Lowa_Nisasala_Wee/Punchi_Duwek

Music License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/4.0/

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