Lake Geneva Trails

Posted by Doug Shidell, April 11th, 2012

Once upon a time, Chicago’s movers and shakers, such as the Wrigleys and the Ryersons built mansions along Lake Geneva. During the summer, their families would escape the heat and ride the train to their summer homes. Many of the mansions are still there but the train is gone. But a short stretch of the old railroad has been turned into a bicycle trail.

Apartments made from boxcars

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