History in East Garfield Park
Movies

3121 West Jackson Boulevard

The Untouchables - "That's the Chicago Way"

In the Our Lady of Sorrows Basilica at 3121 West Jackson Boulevard, Jim Malone (Sean Connery) talks to Eliot Ness (Kevin Costner) in what is arguably the most quoted scene of the movie.  "He pulls a knife, you pull a gun. He sends one of yours to the hospital, you send one of his to the morgue. That's the Chicago way," Malone says.

History in East Garfield Park
Checagou

331 South Whipple Street

Alexander Beaubien

Alexander Beaubien is believed to have been the first caucasian child born in Chicago. He entered the world on January 28, 1822, at Fort Dearborn, and 331 South Whipple Street was his home (the address was originally 98 South Whipple Street) when he died on March 25, 1907.

History in East Garfield Park
Alumni

3250 West Adams Street

John Marshall Metropolitan High School

John Marshall Metropolitan High School (commonly known as Marshall) opened in 1895 at 3250 West Adams Street, and its men's basketball team was featured prominently in the 1994 documentary "Hoop Dreams."  The girls' basketball team has won eight state championships, while the men's team has captured the title thrice.  

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