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  Chicago, Illinois - Article from FactBug.org - the fast Wikipedia mirror site
Chicago (officially named the City of Chicago) is the third largest city in the United States (after New York City and Los Angeles) and the largest inland city in the country, with an official population of 2,896,016, as of the 2000 census.
Chicago is considered to be the third largest metropolitan area in North America and as such has many different forms of media and outlets to support its status.
Chicago is a well-known theater capital and is the mecca for improvizational comedy.
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Chicago's position on Lake Michigan suited the government's plan to create a permanent presence in the area, and in 1803 Fort Dearborn was built on the south bank of the Chicago River.
Chicago was incorporated as a town in 1833, with a population of 340.
Chicago's most popular neighborhood is alive day and night with people in-line skating, walking dogs, pushing strollers and driving in circles for hours looking for a place to park.
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 Discover the Wisdom of Mankind on Chicago Fire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Chicago's politics lean famously to the left compared to the rest of the Midwest, and it is often said that Chicago is the "East Coast" of the Midwest.
The Lyric Opera of Chicago was founded in 1954 and performs in the Civic Opera Building, which was built in 1929 on the east bank of the Chicago River and is the second-largest opera auditorium in North America, with 3,563 seats.
Chicago then became one of the largest grain and lumber ports in the world, with grain being sent to more established populations and lumber being sent to the forest-starved prairies where new settlers needed to build.
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 Top20Chicago.com - Your Top20Guide to Chicago, IL.
Chicago, colloquially known as the "Second City" and the "Windy City", is the third-largest city in population in the United States, following New York City and Los Angeles, California, and the largest inland city in the country.
Chicago is considered to command the third-largest market in North America (after New York City and Los Angeles; although Mexico City is larger, its market does not hold such importance) and as such has many different forms of media and outlets to support its status.
The Chicago Bulls of the NBA are argueably the the most recognized basketball team in the world thanks to the heriocs of the player who is usually cited as the best basketball player the world has ever seen, Michael Jordan.
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 Chicago   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Chicago, colloquially known as the Second City and the Windy City, is the third-largest city in population in the United States and the largest inland city in the country.
In the field of music, Chicago is well-known for its Chicago blues, Chicago soul and it is known as the birthplace of the House style of music, whose history is related to the development and fostering of the techno electronic style of music in nearby Detroit.
Chicago is also known for Italian Beef sandwiches such as Al's Beef, located near the UIC campus and the Maxwell Street Polish, topped with grilled onions and mustard.
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 Chicago, Illinois - Free net encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Chicago was the site of the world's first skyscraper, and today is the architectural, financial, and cultural capital of the Midwest and transportation center of the country, with more rail lines and interstates radiating from the city than any other city in the country.
Chicago is the largest city and the county seat of Cook County.
The Chicago campus of the University of Illinois system, the University of Illinois at Chicago, is the city's largest university and one of the nation's largest urban public universities.
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 Multilevel streets in Chicago - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Downtown Chicago, Illinois, both north and south of the Chicago River, has some double-decked and even a few triple-decked streets, the most famous and longest of which is Wacker Drive.
The first raising occurred from 1855 to 1858, when streets and buildings were raised between four and seven feet above their former elevation, just a few feet above lake level, where they were constantly muddy.
On January 3, 2005, the upper and lower levels were closed at Kinzie Street for reconstruction (in conjunction with the Trump Tower Chicago development).
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 Chicago - Wikimedia Commons
Deutsch: Chicago ist eine Stadt in Illinois, Vereinigte Staaten von Amerika.
EspaƱol: Chicago es una ciudad de Illinois, Estados Unidos.
Nederlands: Chicago is een stad in Illinois, Verenigde Staten van Amerika.
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 Discover the Wisdom of Mankind on Chicago   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
WBBM - CHICAGO (WBBM) -- There is little that is traditional about the renovated Chicago History Museum, which reopens this weekend.
The changes are evident the moment someone walks into the museum, at Clark Street and North Avenue.
WLS - September 28, 2006 - Singer and fashion designer Beyonce Knowles and her mom are in Chicago for the annual Glamorama event Friday night.
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