Florence Scala gives Studs Terkel a guided tour of the area around Hull House. Terkel talks to people in the neighborhood. Mr. Briata spoke of how he would go to Hull House once a week to take a bath. Mrs. Picardi liked the area because it had good schools for her kids. Together they visit Scala's favorite butcher, who will have to relocate his business after 40 years.
The tour continues on Maxell and Halsted Streets. Anita is sad to be leaving a place where she was born & raised. Mrs. Belmont said the mayor promised housing but they're currently living in a hotel. A 17-year resident of Hull House, Mrs. Morales says there will never be another place like it. The general feeling from everyone was that of sadness in having to leave their homes and businesses.