Chicago Bathhouses: More Than A Century Of Sanitation, Sex and Sweat
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I generally have to know you better. First you sign the form in the unlikely event you die. Standard fitness center stuff, but who reads the fine print in public? The male attendant handed me a plush robe and a little wool blanket looking thing he said was good for the sauna. I sealed my goods in an electronic locker and donned a robe with only my underwear and my camera on me as I was escorted to a sauna. Sitting in a sauna alone all I could think of the first few minutes were New York City Italian mafia movies. I realized the underwear had to go.
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After all, this is your vacation and touring sites all day long can be exhausting. Fortunately, you can combine tourism and relaxation by booking a trip to a spa. Disconnect from technology, change into a fluffy bathrobe and slippers, and ask a therapist to work their magic on your tired muscles. Walking on these cobblestone streets day in and day out day definitely take a toll on your body, and a nice spa treatment can be a god send.
Anna Erickson likes to walk around her Chicago neighborhood of Pilsen. What happened to the other bathhouses? Spoiler alert: These are now extinct in Chicago, except for facades here and there.