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Chicago entrepreneur helped turn warehouse district into a thriving area

9 days ago   |   By WGN TV

CHICAGO - A man credited with helping revive the abandoned warehouse district of the Clybourn Corridor started with $5,000, some picture frames and a lot of determination.
Jay Goltz started selling picture frames when he was in college. At 22 he took the little money he had and sunk it into a business he didn't even know could work; but it did. And 40 years later, Goltz is still framing, but he's also into furniture, art and real estate.
He's made a career as a small business entrepreneur, and says despite what critics might tell you, retail is not dead.
"In the ‘70s, if you said an...
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