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  Municipal Flag of Chicago - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The municipal flag of Chicago consists of two blue horizontal stripes on a field of white, each stripe one-sixth the height of the full flag, and placed slightly less than one-sixth of the way from the top or bottom, respectively.
The second star stands for the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, and is original to the 1917 design of the flag.
In 1915, Mayor William Hale Thompson appointed a municipal flag commission, chaired by Alderman James A. Kearnes.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Municipal_Flag_of_Chicago   (528 words)

  
 Chicago, Illinois   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
In 1795, the area of Chicago was ceded by the Native Americans in the Treaty of Greenville to the United States for a military post.
Chicago is considered to be one of the largest Democratic strongholds in the United States, as an example, the citizens of Chicago have not elected a Republican mayor since 1927 when William Thompson was voted into office.
Chicago then became one of the largest grain and lumber ports in the world with grain sent to more established populations and lumber being sent to the forest-starved prairies where new settlers needed to build.
uncover.us /en/wikipedia/c/ch/chicago__illinois.html   (5775 words)

  
 Chicago, Illinois - Article from FactBug.org - the fast Wikipedia mirror site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
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 also recognized around the world for its magnificent skyline, and is globally ranked fourth based on number of buildings and floors.
Chicago is a well-known theater capital and is the mecca for improvizational comedy.
www.factbug.org /cgi-bin/a.cgi?a=6886   (3710 words)

  
 Chicago, Illinois : search word
Chicago is considered to be the fourth largest metropolitan area in North America and as such has many different forms of media and outlets to support its status.
In the field of music, Chicago is very well-known for its Chicago blues, but it is also the origin 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.
In addition, Chicago schools have developed in various aspects of study, such as the famed Chicago school of architecture and the Chicago schools of economic theory, literary criticism and urban sociology, the latter three founded by the University of Chicago.
www.searchword.org /ch/chicago,-illinois.html   (4522 words)

  
 VZ Local - Chicago, Illinois City Guide
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.
Chicago is one of the few cities in the United States with two professional baseball teams (Cubs, White Sox), professional football (Bears), soccer (Fire), basketball (Bulls, WNBA Sky), and professional hockey (Blackhawks).
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.
www.vzlocal.com /Chicago-IL.html   (7121 words)

  
 introvert.net » flag
It’s an excerpt from the “Quarterly Bulletin” of the Municipal Employees Society from Sept. 1930.
The Chicago municipal flag shall be white, with two blue bars, each taking up a sixth of its space, and set a little less than one-sixth of the way from the top and bottom of the flag, respectively.
There are two red stars in the municipal flag and two blue stripes on a white background.
introvert.net /blog/category/flag   (908 words)

  
 Chicago...Astroppo.com
Chicago is the third largest city in the United States with a population of 2,886,251 (2002).
Chicago is notable for Chicago Blues and Chicago House styles of music, Chicago style deep dish pizza, Chicago School in architecture, economic theory and urban sociology.
Chicago then became one of the largest grain and lumber ports in the world with grain sent to more established populations and lumber being sent to the forest-starved prairies were new settlers needed to build.
www.astroppo.com /chicago.htm   (4309 words)

  
 CPL Municipal Flag of Chicago, Municipal Code
The municipal flag shall be white, with two blue bars, each taking up a sixth of its space, and set a little less than one-sixth of the way from the top and bottom of the flag, respectively.
The said red stars on the municipal flag shall be designated from the hoist outwards as follows: Fort Dearborn; The Great Chicago Fire of October 8-10, 1871; The World's Columbian Exposition of 1893; The Century of Progress of 1933.
The municipal flag shall be displayed on the City Hall, and on other municipal buildings and other public places, on all holidays and other occasions when the national flag is ordered to be displayed.
www.chipublib.org /004chicago/flagcode.html   (379 words)

  
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Town of Chicago was incorporated August 12, 1833 with a population of 350 people.
The City of Chicago was incorporated March 4, 1837, with a population of 4,170.
The Municipal Flag of Chicago consists of 3 white stripes separated by two stripes of blue with four red six-pointed stars.
cuip.uchicago.edu /~kpalmer/chicago/facts.htm   (201 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Chicago, Illinois
Chicago is the third largest city in the United States with a population of 2,896,016 (2000).
On this simulated-color image of Chicago (taken by Landsat 7) the long fl line coming into the center of the city from the southeast is the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal.
Chicago is governed by a Mayor who is elected for a four year term.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Chicago   (1246 words)

  
 tBlog - Chicago, Illinois
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 home to many institutions of higher education within its city limits and nearby environs, though even if some of these institutions are primarily located on the out of central Chicago, many of them have downtown branches as well.
The Chicago Bulls of the NBA are one of the most recognized basketball team in the world, thanks to the heroics of a player often cited as the best ever, Michael Jordan, who led the team to six NBA championships in eight seasons in the 1990s.
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 News - 10/22/2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
CHICAGO - the Chicago Fire and PUMA® announced on Friday a new playing kit set to debut during the 2005 season.
While retaining the signature Fire badge branding, the new jersey, like the flag, features white stripes across the chest and side panels that signify the north, south and west sides of the city.
The City of Chicago flag is one of the most distinctive and well known flags in the country and now it will receive national exposure through the new Chicago Fire third strip."
www.ssur.org /news/items/2004/200410/20041022_ChicagoFire.htm   (561 words)

  
 Section 8 Chicago   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
At 60+ meters long and one meter high, it will incorporate a number of symbols of both the Chicago Fire Soccer Club and Section 8 into a segmented six-panel composition that will drape the entire north wall of the field while still allowing field access through the aisle gates at the bottom.
Chicago municipal flag light blue and white piping run around the whole circumference with large white letters (trimmed in light blue) saying "CHICAGO FIRE SOCCER CLUB" and on the stripe red letters saying "EST.
This flag will only be used during player introductions before kickoff - for big matches and special occasions as an extra boost to the team against rivals and in playoff/cup matches.
section8chicago.com /news/press_detail.asp?prID=73   (520 words)

  
 Roosevelt University - History of Chicago - Resources on the Internet
Chicago area telephone numbers most frequently asked for by patrons of the CPL Harold Washington Library Center's Information Center.
Chicago Community Area Demographics from University of Illinois - Chicago Experimental demographic information from the 1990 U.S. Census Bureau Summary Tape File Three (STF3) with the data summarized from census tract to the Chicago Community Area.
Chicago Historical Society and its The Great Chicago Fire and the Web of Memory.
www.roosevelt.edu /chicagohistory/resources.htm   (272 words)

  
 Eastland Memorial Society - Chicago Flag
The Chicago flag is flown and proudly displayed daily with civic pride as a visual reminder of the historical events and philosophies that shaped and forged the foundation of this magnificent city.
The municipal flag of Chicago is never to be displayed in a superior position to the United States flag.
The original two-star flag was designed by Wallace Rice and adopted in 1917.
www.getnet.com /~ksup/chicago.html   (182 words)

  
 Image:Municipal Flag of Chicago.svg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a file from the Wikimedia Commons.
The description on its description page there is shown below.
The flag was drawn by me according to http://www.crwflags.com/fotw/flags/us-il-ch.html.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Image:Municipal_Flag_of_Chicago.svg   (162 words)

  
 Dave Dribin's blog: Municipal Flag of Chicago   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The municipal flag of Chicago is rife with symbolism.
And some may know that the four stars represent Fort Dearborn, the Chicago Fire, the and the World's Expositions of 1893 and 1933.
And for those that didn't know, the Chicago Flag was ranked the second best American city flag.
www.dribin.org /dave/blog/archives/2004/10/18/chicago_flag   (126 words)

  
 GSU-AAM Project by Luci Sweder
This website will introduce students to the history, geography, and people of the City of Chicago as represented on its municipal flag.
Using the Chicago Flag as a graphic organizer, students will investigate the four historical events connected to each of the red stars.
Finally, the white stripes on the Chicago Flag will familiarize students with the city's great neighborhoods.
aam.govst.edu /projects/pdaly   (148 words)

  
 Section 8 Chicago   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
First, the 2006 Third ('Flag') kit design done in the colors and style of the Chicago municipal flag.
Take a look at the new shirt design for next season, make up you own mind, and tell the suits in New York and at adidas what you think of their intimate perspective on Chicago identity and culture, since they seem to know it so well: emails for key officials are at the bottom.
If you want the flag shirt to continue to be part of the CF97 arsenal, say so, but keep to subject and don't harass - it won't be productive in getting attention.
section8chicago.com /news/press_detail.asp?prID=65   (189 words)

  
 Chicago's Flag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Municipal Flag of Chicago consists of 3 White stripes separated by two stripes of Blue with four Red six-pointed stars on the center stripe of White.
The Second Red Star represents the Chicago Fire of October 8-10, 1871.
Chicago Hot Dogs™, is a registered trademark with the State of Nevada, and is solely owned by Glen Cardosi.
www.chicagodogs.com /flag.htm   (243 words)

  
 pretest
Chicago is located on Lake _____________________________ in the northeast corner of the state of ________________________.
_________ The rose is the official flower of Chicago.
_________ The Municipal Flag of Chicago consists of 3 White stripes separated by two
cuip.uchicago.edu /~kpalmer/chicago/pretest.htm   (283 words)

  
 Buyout Footage - Chicago Skyline The Windy City Stock Footage ; Royalty Free Stock Footage Library.
Synopsis: Innovation, ingenuity and determination all play a part in making the Chicago skyline the most distinctive in the world...
Chicago Ave street sign, sightseeing boats-ferry-tours, high-rise buildings-apartments, bridge automobile-vehicle traffic, Buckingham Memorial Fountain, tower crane, Abraham Lincoln statue, Chicago Municipal flag, Illinois State flag, American flag, Chicago homes, yacht-boat basin, lighthouse, late evening skyline scene.
Chicago buildings: Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, The Field Museum, John G. Shedd Aquarium, Adler Planetarium.
www.buyoutfootage.com /pages/titles/ray_026.html   (246 words)

  
 Knowledge HQ | Flag of Chicago   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Click on any part of the flag to find out the meaning.
The municipal flag of Chicago consists of 3 white stripes separated by two stripes of blue with four red
The top blue stripe represents Lake Michigan and the north branch of the Chicago River, and the bottom blue stripe represents the south branch of the Chicago River and the Great Canal.
www.e-tutor.com /kn/backIssues/issue0999   (151 words)

  
 CPL Municipal Flag of Chicago   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Click here for Municipal Code of Chicago sections pertaining to the Municipal Flag of Chicago
Click here for a text version of the flag
Click on the pieces of the flag below to learn about the parts of the flag
cpl.lib.uic.edu /004chicago/chiflag.html   (73 words)

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