Saturday, December 28, 2013

The History of Lake Shore Drive

A fun read about the history of Lake Shore Drive was recently on Chicago Tribune:
Both a boulevard and one of the nation's first superhighways, Lake Shore Drive arguably showcases Chicago like no other street does for any other city. From Hollywood Avenue to the Chicago Skyway, the drive offers an incomparable view of the beauty of nature and the power of man. With barely a turn of the head, motorists can behold the skyscrapers that put Chicago's stamp on modern architecture and a shoreline virtually unspoiled by industry.
It also spurred us to search youtube for this gem by Aliotta Haynes Jeremiah:

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