Plenty of oohs and aahs as men, women and children showed their appreciation for a wide range of cool, classic vehicles: from modern muscle cars to 100-year-old Fords to a 1950s ambulance to a 1960s VW bus to classic motorcycles to a quirky, custom-built wooden car.
Several food trucks were on hand, doing a brisk business, as the success of this annual event picks up steam like a drag racer approaching the flag.
Beyond the obvious fun, the purpose of the event was to show everyone that, given a good reason, people from the neighborhood (and beyond) will come to Archer Avenue and spend money--and that therefore, it can easily be a vibrant commercial strip--and is a good choice for businesses looking for a profitable location.
We at the Southwest Chicago Post were there with a camera and are pleased to share a few images.
A great event in one of Chicago's best neighborhoods!
A tip of our cap to the men and women volunteers who worked the event and helped successfully showcase Garfield Ridge as a fun and cool place!
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