Your Chicago Location Guide to The Blues Brothers

March 10, 2014

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The Blues Brothers instantly became a special piece of cinema and Chicago history from the moment it hit the silver screen in 1980. Even today, it’s not unusual to go to a Chicago sporting event and see two men wearing the jet black suite, fedora, and wayfarer sunglasses combo. Every Halloween, I see at least five sets of Jake and Elwood ringing doorbells and asking for candy. The film has become part of Chicago’s history. The Blues Brothers has stood the test of time, but time has changed┬áChicago quite a bit. So let’s take a look back at some of the filming locations in Chicago, and see what has changed and what has stayed the same.

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