Chicago Sun-Times

Raising Chicago out of the Muck

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The reversal of the Chicago River wasn't the city's only jaw-dropping engineering project. In this month's Chicago Magazine, Lilli Carre drew a fun visual history of the raising of Chicago's streets and buildings out of the swamp in the mid-19th century. See illustration here.

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