Date: July 22/ 2005
What's in a name? To two new clubs, everything On the town
Back in the 1990s, anybody who wanted Shelter got it. But only a select few possessed the proverbial key to the megaclub, which attracted tens of thousands to Chicago's meatpacking district during its heyday.
Former owner, dining and night life impresario Jerry Kleiner reserved them for his best, most loyal customers.
"The room keys were famous," said Kleiner who estimates that 1,700 of the 2,000 brass keys or VIP passes he handed out still circulate...