The famed Bughouse Square debates across the street in Washington Park were a favorite destination for the ever-curious observer of Chicago life. 60 W. Walton, 312.943.9090.
Chicago History Museum
The museum where Studs served as a distinguished scholar now houses more than 7,000 of his extraordinary interviews with ordinary Chicagoans—from musicians to steelworkers to busboys. 1601 N. Clark, 312.642.4600.
Green Mill Cocktail Lounge
Like any Chicago jazz fan, Studs knew that the one-time Prohibition-era speakeasy in Uptown was the place to be. 4802 N. Broadway, 773.878.5552.
Nestled in the lobby of the legendary Fine Arts Building, this old-school diner remains a very Studs kind of place, filled with artists, poets, working men, and politicians alike. 412 S. Michigan, 312.939.7855.