Sex and the City: Sin in the Second City

April 7, 2009

Download Story
CHM/file

Hear from authors, historians and "sexperts" in this three-part series delving into Chicago's part in shaping American sexual mores.

In this first installment, author Karen Abbot discusses her best-selling book Sin in the Second City, which is loaded with details about Chicago's seedy side. Listen in as Abbot describes her research, the “lounges” that occupied the city's notorious Levee District, and the history of the Everleigh Club, one of nation's most (in)famous brothels.

 

Recorded Tuesday, April 07, 2009 at Chicago History Museum.