Shields Avenue is named after General James Shields, a real estate speculator and U. S. senator. Who did Shields once challenge to a duel?
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Who was Torrence Avenue named after?
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Today, I introduced you to Chicago's strangest landmark, a wooden alley between State and Astor behind Cardinal George's mansion.
There's another surviving wooden alley in Chicago that isn't a landmark. Where is it?
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