The Lake Shore power plant became a symbol of prosperity and power in the early 1900s. It was a piece of Cleveland's pride. It did its job and has now reached the end of its [...]
The source of the South Branch Chicago River is the confluence of the North Branch and Main stem at Wolf Point. From here the river flows south passing the Lake Street, Randolph Street, Washington Street, [...]
Lincoln Park is one of the wealthiest and most expensive communities in which to live. It has a lot of buildings typical of the Victorian-era structures. Lincoln Park Side Streets - A Brief Architectural Walk. [...]
Abandoned Psychiatric Hospitals are like prisons, not proper hospitals and psychiatrists who subject others to coercion function as judges and jailers.
The Chicago Cultural Center, opened in 1897, is a Chicago Landmark building that houses the city's official reception venue where the Mayor of Chicago has welcomed Presidents and royalty, diplomats and community leaders. It is [...]
Straightened, edges hardened, and famously redirected, the Chicago River has figuratively and literally been bent to serve the city in various capacities.
City Tunnels - Secret Passageways Under the City. Many people don't realize it, but Chicago is chock full of tunnels, at least downtown. Chicago has been able to use tunnels to solve various infrastructure problems, [...]
The Legacy at Millennium Park is a 72-story skyscraper in Chicago, Illinois, located along S. Wabash Avenue, near E. Monroe Street. At 822 feet (251 meters), it is the thirteenth tallest building in Chicago. The [...]
The closure is another example of the impact of the dumping of foreign steel on American manufacturing. In 1894, Thomas Loftin Johnson moved the Johnson Steel Street Railway Company from Johnstown, Pennsylvania to Lorain, Ohio. [...]
Wolf Point is the location at the confluence of the North, South and Main Branches of the Chicago River in the present-day Near North Side, Loop, and Near West Side community areas of Chicago. This [...]