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  • 200 references 181 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English
  • 48, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • Engineer
  • BS in Mechanical Engineering and Law School
  • From Chicago Suburbs
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About Me

I live alone (with a cat) in the South Loop of Chicago, IL. I have a 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo close to a lot of downtown Chicago attractions and close to a number or train lines. I work a typical M-F schedule and like to go out and explore new places on the weekends.

My place is not very "child friendly", as I have a full bar, metal and glass furniture and no type of child-proofing. Plus Leo isn't a fan of small humans. I prefer not to host any children under 16 y/o.

I get a lot of requests, especially during the spring/summer months. Please understand if I cannot host.

FYI - I rarely host for a single night, or people that just need a place to crash before catching a flight or train.

If you plan on visiting a lot of museums or do some tours of Chicago, you should get one of these:

If you're looking for really good "Chicago" food....try this list:

You can usually find discounts for them on as well as other tours and events.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I know how expensive it can be to travel and would like to help out if possible. Money shouldn't keep people from exploring new places and seeing the world.


I can usually find fun in most anything. I do like grabbing drinks and telling stories.

  • museums
  • restaurants

Music, Movies, and Books

Open to pretty much everything.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I've got some stories...

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, England, France, Germany, Italy, Spain

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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