Ogden St used to run all the way into Old Town, until the 60s when it was "abandoned as unnecessary." Now it ends at Goose Island.
January 13 at 9:33 PM
To ease congestion, 120 miles of road were opened or widened between 1915 and 1931. This required "shaving" several feet off existing buildings, and altogether moving others.
January 12 at 5:21 PM
Many of Chicago's roads are 66 feet wide, the length of a surveyor's chain, because of James Thompson's city plan in 1830.
November 13 at 2:38 AM
With only some exceptions, roads in Chicago named "Street" go East/West, and "Avenues" go North/South.
November 12 at 3:22 PM
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