1930s Uptown comes alive in Kerne Erickson’s painting of the Edgewater Beach Hotel, available as a poster. The Edgewater, originally located near Sheridan and Foster, lost its beautiful beach front when Lake Shore Drive was extended, and was eventually torn down in the late 1960s. Today, the 33-floor The Breakers of Edgewater Beach, a retirement home built in 1987, stands where the tower of the hotel once stood. Editor, author, playwright, and occasional film producer Adam Langer wrote an amazing tribute to the Edgewater. A link to the full article follows the excerpt below:
For the rest of the article, go to Remembering the Edgewater Beach Hotel.