Did you know Chicago is the third most populated city in the United States, and ranked as the 7th most important city for business and commerce in the entire world? Or that it was the gangster capital of the United States during the 1920s? You might have heard of the Great Chicago Fire of 1971, but did you know it destroyed an area four miles long by one mile wide?
Ah, the wonders of Wikipedia.
Still, reading about a city like Chicago isn't the same as gaining an understanding of it. If a picture is worth a thousand words, then the following 15 Chicago designs tell a far better story than any encyclopedia; what's more, because mood and emotion can be exuded by design, you might even get a glimpse of the true spirit of Chi-town.
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