Chicago is an intercontinental hub for finance, culture, commerce, industry, schooling, technologies, telecommunications, and transportation

Found on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837 near a portage between the Fantastic Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed and grew quickly in the mid-19th century. Soon after the Excellent Chicago Fireplace of 1871, which ruined several square miles and remaining a lot more than a […]