Tag Archives: History

On the Go: State Street, that Great Street

Chicago’s great State Street department store has its halls decked and garland strung. Stop by the former Marshall Field’s building on a weekday to admire the 100+ year old store’s annual holiday celebration without all the tourist and weekend suburban … Continue reading

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On the Go: The Wrigley Building’s Facelift

It’s hard to believe that it took so long, but this past summer, the City of Chicago finally granted Historic Landmark status to the Chicago River’s most elegant and universally loved building. ┬áNow, nearly 90 years after its birth and … Continue reading

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Old and New

The elevated tracks at Wabash and Lake form the northeastern corner of the Loop. This portion of the system was built between 1895 (Lake Street completion) and 1896 (Wabash Avenue completion). Today, this joining point is unintentionally demarcated by a … Continue reading

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