Lake Effect Brewing
- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
- Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
- Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
- Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
- Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
Lake Effect Brewing Won’t Open Taproom In Jeff Park Firehouse After Years Of Delays, Heading To Avondale Instead
After six years of planning, Lake Effect Brewing's owner said he couldn't wait any longer for construction to start on the historical firehouse. The taproom is slated to open in Avondale early next year.
You Can Help Design A Beer Can For A West Loop Restaurant — And The Winner Gets Free Brews
Recess is partnering with Lake Effect Brewing Company for a special-edition beer, and it wants local artists' help with designing the can.
Judge Denies Copernicus Center’s Attempt To Block Sale Of Jefferson Park Firehouse For Brewery Project
City Council agreed Jan. 27 to sell the vacant firehouse to a developer despite attempts by the nearby Copernicus Center to buy the building.
City OKs Sale Of Jefferson Park Firehouse To Developer To Build Lake Effect Taproom
“We are done with this phase. Now it’s time to execute the plan and start making beer,” said Lake Effect Brewing Company's owner.
Plan To Turn Jefferson Park Firehouse Into Brewery And Apartments Gets Key City Approval
Lake Effect Brewing would anchor the redeveloped firehouse at 4841 N. Lipps Ave.
Copernicus Center Sues City To Stop $1 Sale Of Old Jefferson Park Firehouse To Rival Bidder
Former Ald. John Arena refutes claims the sale process was unfair, saying the best plan won out.
A Petition Battle Is On As Rival Bidders Try To Buy Old Jefferson Park Firehouse To Build A Brewery
A developer has the alderman's approval to move Lake Effect Brewing into the old firehouse, but the Copernicus Center wants the building, too.
After Years Of Waiting, Lake Effect Brewing’s Plan To Open Taproom In Old Firehouse May Get OK Next Month
If the city gives final approval to the plan this summer, construction could start the fall.
Lake Effect Brewing Aims To Bring Historic Firehouse Back To Its Former Glory, Revamped Plans Show
Taking input from community groups like Preservation Chicago and Northwest Chicago Historical Society, the new plans attempt to bring back as much of the building’s history as possible.
As Lake Effect Brewing Awaits Firehouse Takeover, It’s Brewing Up Some Exotic Collaborations
The brewery is making beers with BBQ rub from Gale Street Inn, cakes from Fannie's Cafe, chai from Mango Pickle, rose tips from the Chicago Botanic Garden and more.