Unfortunately now, other than doing some exteriors, any filming for the bar, called Molly’s on the show, will be happening on a sound stage at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios.
Why? It seems that because of the importance of the location to the show’s story, as well as to its spin-off, Chicago PD, the crew was constantly having to set-up and tear down at Lottie’s, which was wearing on them. By recreating the bar’s interior on the sound stage they’ll have a standing set, and this will lessen the load on the crew.
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