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2015 Fall Culture Preview

Dick Wolf’s Chicago

Where the Producer Films His Fictional Locations

1 Molly’s Bar
Lottie’s Pub, 1925 W. Cortland St.

2 Gaffney Chicago Medical Center
RML Specialty Hospital, 3435 W. Van Buren St.

3 Firehouse 51
Engine 18, 1360 S. Blue Island Ave.

4 21st District police station
Headquarters of the UIC police, 943 W. Maxwell St.

5 Antonio’s Gym
Inside a U-Haul facility, 500 W. Cermak Rd.

6 Silos used by Hank Voight
2900 S. Damen Ave.

7 Bunny’s Bar
Village Inn, 4035 S. Wallace St.

Local Talent

Though producers have stayed silent about upcoming cameos, these past celebrity appearances on Chicago Fire offer a hint of who you might see onscreen this season.

Rahm Emanuel

The mayor gave an onscreen nod and handshake in the 2012 pilot.

Scottie Pippen

The Bulls legend appeared as himself in the season 3 finale.

Duncan Keith and Brent Seabrook

The Blackhawks defenders paid a visit to Molly’s Bar in season 2.


This Jacksonville, Illinois, firehouse dog beat out hundreds of pooches for a season 2 spot.


Where the Shows’ Stars Have Been Spotted

Sophia Bush

RM Champagne Salon, Mott St, J.P. Graziano Grocery

Taylor Kinney

Haymarket Pub & Brewery, Spiaggia, Lady Gaga’s apartment in the Aqua tower

Jon Seda

Mercadito Kitchen, Oriental Theatre

Jesse Lee Soffer

GT Fish & Oyster, Purple Pig Jesse Spencer Local, Three Dots and a Dash

Eamonn Walker

Monkey’s Paw, Goodman Theatre

Dick Wolf



See It From the Sidelines!

Follow these three Twitter accounts, which name filming locations.


By Tribune reporter Luis Gomez


By. . . who knows? The writer is unidentified.


By former Sun-Times TV critic, Lori Rackl

Photos: (Molly’s, hospital, Firehouse) Elizabeth Morris/NBC; (Antonio’s Gym) Matt Dinerstein/NBC; (Emanuel) E. Jason Wambsgans/Chicago Tribune; (Pippen) Nuccio DiNuzzo/Chicago Tribune; (Keith) Erin Hooley/Chicago Tribune; (Seabrook) Scott Strazzante/Chicago Tribune; (Smokey) Elizabeth Morris/NBC
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