June 3, 2012- June 3, 2012
Oak Park & River Forest
John Binder, mob historian and author of The Chicago Outfit, conducts the popular "There Goes the Neighbor Hood" tour of gangster history in Oak Park and River Forest. The exterior tour visits 15 houses in these two suburbs which were previously owned by major hoodlums, including Tony Accardo, Paul Ricca, Sam Giancana, "Tough Tony" Capezio and "Machine Gun Jack" McGurn. John will discuss the criminal careers of the former owners, the interesting features of each home, the family's time there, and answer questions from the audience.
1010 Lake Street
Oak Park & River Forest, IL 60301
The tour departs from (and returns to) the Oak Park Visitor Center at 1010 Lake St. in Oak Park. Please call the Visitor Center at 708-848-1500 to purchase tickets.