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The Chicago Neighborhoods

How Chicago's Neighborhoods Got Their Names | Mental Floss

2012 marks the 99th celebration of Chicago's holiday tradition of an Annual Christmas Tree. First lit in Grant Park in 1913, the tree—which always comes from within 100 miles of Chicago's Loop neighborhood—was moved to Daley Plaza in 1966. This year's Colorado spruce is decorated with 14,600 multicolored lights. Photo: Courtesy of the City of Chicago

Chicago River - Bridges

Chicago

Cloud Gate, "The Bean", Millennium Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

skyscrapers along Chicago River, 1950s

CHICAGO BEACH HOTEL

The "el" tracks make a loop around the downtown area in Chicago!

Chicago's south side in the 1950s

"L" & Subway routes

Chicago, 1950

Train Car from 1950s Chicago by viivanova, via Flickr

Chicago Public Schools in the 1950s

FRITZEL'S OF CHICAGO 1950s postcard

Chicago Fire Department, 1960

South Loop, Chicago

MENU - CHICAGO - MISTER KELLY'S RESTAURANT AND NIGHT CLUB - 1950s

A UCLA researcher has spent 18 years creating a virtual world's fair. It will be shown Oct. 24 at MSI.

Full moon during a Winter snow.

New York City / 1953