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As one of the biggest influences in architecture, the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 left a very imprinted memory on the city itself. The fire itself altered many aspects, from the rapid growth of Chicago to the changes in building codes that impacted on the birth of a new style that represents one of many American architectures. The Great Chicago Fire was said to be started on the evening of October 8, 1871, in a barn that belonged to the...
The State of Illinois was founded in the year 1818 and 15 years later in 1833 the City of Chicago was created. Chicago is a large well-known city which lies along Lake Michigan. In the 19th century the city was flourishing and doing extremely well up until a certain event called ‘The Great Chicago Fire’. The Great Chicago Fire caused the destruction of a large part of the city of Chicago, it burned thousands of buildings killed around 300 people,...
108 long years of pain and sorrow. Erased with the flick of a wrist from third baseman, Kris Bryant to capture the final out on November 2nd 2016. The Chicago Cubs World Series drought was an amazing feat, with curses, riots and everything else above. It tore and brought the city of Chicago together countless times. 108 years, lifelong die-hard fans were going their entire lives without seeing their team get that ring, baseball is a huge thing in Chicago,...
Fire, not only is it extremely destructive but it is deadly. Deadly to the point where it was capable of killing nearly three hundred people in the city of Chicago. The great city of Chicago that consisted of several different districts that were destroyed by one the most horrific fires in the nation. A148 years later the exact cause remains a puzzling mystery. A city left to be rebuilt after more than 2,000 acres were gone. It may have destroyed...