What is it? - April 20

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Take a look at this picture of a neighborhood site. What is it?

That's a look inside the tomb of U.S. Sen. Stephen A. Douglas, who died in 1861 and was best known for his campaign against Abraham Lincoln. The marble crypt built in 1881 is inside a 96-foot-tall granite monument at 35th and Cottage Grove in Bronzeville.

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Mark Konkol

Mark Konkol covers city neighborhoods for the Chicago Sun-Times. You can e-mail him or call (312) 321-2146.

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