Aviation history made several takeoffs and landings in Chicago.
Chicago rose from the ashes of fire to host the 19th century's greatest fair, the Columbian Exposition.
Distinctive moments in jazz, gospel and blues
Fan favorites, Hall of Famers and phenomenal flashes in the field
From the "hitless" to the "Shoeless," the South Siders who played with plenty of "Go-Go."
The city offers a grand stage for presidential political theater.
A return to campus in saddle shoes, letter sweaters and a date for the mixer
He may have been a Yankee, but the Sultan of Swat was a hit in Chicago.
The Chicago street with a unique market was also a microcosm for America's melting pot
From Golden Gloves to world championship bouts, the city's contributions to the "Sweet Science."
The marvelous marquees of Chicago's theaters and movie palaces
Memories of a growing force patrolling a growing Chicago
A glimpse at early firefighter culture
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The melee in motion got its start in Chicago
The 1933-34 Century of Progress Exposition drew 40 million
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Classic images from the ballpark.
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A visual history of a Chicago landmark
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Riverview Park in Chicago was one of the great urban amusement parks, featuring rollercoasters, a ferris wheel, a fun house and a parachute drop, Riverview; wild mouse; paratrooper; water bug; tunnel of love; flying turns; baba the elephant; boomerang; the bobs.
From neighborhood hangouts to the Pump Room -- places to see and be seen. Cocktail anyone?
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Once a staple on every street corner, newsstands have slowly been remodeled from the original wooden shacks to the sleek "street furniture" of today.
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On Oct. 8, 1871, a fire began in the barn behind the O'Leary cottage on De Koven Street, near 12th and Halsted streets. The Chicago Fire eventually would leave 300 Chicagoans dead, 90,000 homeless and 17,450 buildings destroyed. Damages totaled $200 million. Read more.
The evolution of a city.
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Classic moments big and small in pictures from the Chicago Tribune archives
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Chicago is known for its beautiful lakefront and the Chicago River that runs 156 miles from Lake County on the north to Lemont on the south, including Chicago's Loop.
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The Chicago Auto Show mirrors a century of trends in cars and car culture. Started in 1901, the Chicago Auto Show is the nation's largest. The 2014 show marks the 106th edition of car culture and includes live web cams and massive indoor test tracks. Read more on the 2014 Chicago Auto Show>>>