Historian and Host RICHIE ZIE takes the mystery out of automotive history, each week on CHICAGO HISTORY AND AUTOMOTIVE HEAVEN. The industrial revolution started in Chicago, Illinois. There are countless fascinating stories to tell about the city's automotive history. And as Richie Zie likes to say, "If you have an automotive glitch, don't bitch!" Call or contact Richie for all the answers. 


chicago history & automotive heaven: money saving tips

Chicago history & automotive heaven: the history of the mustang

Chicago history & automotive heaven: restaurants of days gone by

Chicago History & Automotive heaven: alive & kicking

Chicago History & Automotive Heaven: International Motorcycle Show & World of Wheels

Chicago History & Automotive Heaven: Chicago Auto Show

chicago history & automotive heaven: Rudolph's chicago connection & tips for the holidays

Chicago History & Automotive heaven: mr. kitty tribute

Automotive Heaven: For Bikers Only

Automotive Heaven: Winterizing Tips

Chicago Heroes:  Ann Lurie and Jane Byrne

Chicago:  Turn the Beat Around

Paul Harvey:  A Chicago Hero

Chicago and the Auto Industry

Polish Contributions to Chicago

Riverview Amusement Park

History of Ferdinand Porsche and the VW Beetle

Potter Palmer's Story

Chicago Premier Tour

Chicago and the Wizard of Oz

Magnificent Mile Story 1860 to Present

A Celebration of the Irish

 Chicago History


Haymarket Martyrs


Featuring Larry Spivak, President of the Illinois Labor History Society.

Chicago History

Chicago history 1833 - 1930. Faces that made Chicago the greatest city.

Muscle Cars

Muscle car history starting with Jr. Johnson in the 1940's.

Jim Moran

Chicago's Jim Moran, the Courtesy Man, the Rich's Automobile man in History.

Route 66 History, Pt. 2

John Weiss, Author / Preservationist, drives us down Route 66 in Illinois.

Route 66 History, Pt. 1

John Weiss, Author / Preservationist, drives us down Route 66 in Illinois.

Sherman Dodge in Skokie, IL