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Classic Chicago Beach Scenes

When it gets hot, head to the beach


One thing Chicagoans have always shared over time is our love for the beach — especially when the mercury spikes. Every summer sees a major heat wave where the “real feel” temperatures can climb well over 100 degrees forcing all of us to seek refuge in water of some kind. Check out these beach scenes from throughout Chicago history, thanks to our friends at Calumet412.com. See if you recognize any of the beaches from your own jaunts out to the lake.

From The Vault

Not-to-Miss Brunch Check Out Chicago Via Time Lapse Food is Berry Good at Cindy's The Lions Support the Cubs! Get Into the Xmas Spirit at Christkindlmarket Winter Wonderland for the Kids Look! Up in the Sky! Behind the Bar at Cindy's: Tea Time