The Riverwalk Expansion will have a different theme for each of the six blocks from State St west to Lake St, each with a "distinctive identity and purpose."
May 11 at 6:42 PM
The first year the Chicago River was dyed green, having no idea how much was necessary, 100lbs of dye was poured into the river. Within two years, the amount was reduced to 25lbs.
March 17 at 12:13 AM
Chicago Journeymen Plumbers Local Union #110, sponsor of the St Patrick's Day Parade, first dyed the river green in 1961 to find the source of pollution.
March 15 at 1:56 PM
The LaSalle St tunnel was in use until 1939, when it was closed because the Dearborn Subway (blue line) intersected its south ramp.
February 22 at 3:56 PM
The Chicago River, once "critical" to the development of Chicago, now transports a mere 3% of the region's goods and materials.
January 14 at 10:34 PM
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