THE HISTORY OF CHICAGO & THE GREEN RIVER

St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated in Chicago unlike anywhere else in the world; the…

THE GREAT CHICAGO FIRE OF 1871 ANNIVERSARY

Almost 147 years ago, a rapid fire burned down 4 square miles of Chicago. Hundreds…

FROM THE WHITE CITY TO TODAY, STILL MAKING AN IMPACT ON CHICAGO

I’m sure you’ve seen the Tesla automobile alongside you while cruising down…

THE BUILDINGS, THE HISTORY AND SAVING THE LAKEFRONT

I’m sure you’ve seen the Tesla automobile alongside you while cruising down…

SAMUEL INSULL – CHICAGO’S EMPEROR OF LIGHT

Samuel Insull, founder of Commonwealth Edison, almost single-handedly brought…

THE STORY BEHIND THE CHICAGO RIVER REVERSAL

The year 2015 marks the 115th anniversary of the Chicago River’s reversal, an…

HISTORICAL CRUISE & CHICAGO HISTORY MUSEUM

The Chicago History Museum and Chicago Line Cruises team up and offer a Historical…

FEATURED BUILDING OF THE MONTH: THE SULLIVAN CENTER

One of the most recognized buildings in Chicago is the Sullivan Center. The history…

THE CHICAGO SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE

The “Chicago School” was born after the Great Fire of 1871; architects had a blank…

THE HISTORY OF STATE STREET

Historically, State Street has always been a retail gateway, it was apart of an…

CHICAGO FAMOUS ARCHITECTS

Most people travel to Chicago in search of Frank Lloyd Wright’s architectural…