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Private Clubs - Chicago...

Discussion in 'Social Life, Food & Drink, Travel' started by heavyd, Jan 16, 2007.

  1. heavyd

    heavyd Well-Known Member

    Mar 12, 2006
    Some of you may recall my inquiry regarding joining a private club for business. I did end up joining one of the luncheon clubs in Chicago with a (dated but nice) fitness facility.

    I am finding that anyone I ask for lunch now - accepts. It is an interesting phenomanon. I wonder if its a Chicago thing, after spending the initial 8 years of my career in NYC.

    In any event, thus far, it seems to be a positive thing...

    I again thank the SF community for the input. I still do not know if I am 'club-able' in keeping with one post. I suppose this will ultimately reveal itself.
  2. charlief1975

    charlief1975 Well-Known Member

    Jun 1, 2006
    I'm in Chicago..if I may ask, which club did you join?
  3. heavyd

    heavyd Well-Known Member

    Mar 12, 2006
    The Standard Club. My understanding is that it is the real estate industry club. Though, I'll admit, I did no research. It is where my work associate belongs.
  4. auto90403

    auto90403 Well-Known Member

    Sep 28, 2004
    Santa Monica, California/McLean, Virginia
    hey heavyd,

    i remember your queries. glad you found a club you like.

    standard used to be the jewish club. founded because the union league club wouldn't take jews. to me, it was exactly like the ULC but with better food.

    i hadn't heard that standard was for real estate types. then again, every developer i knew in chicago was jewish.

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