a group of Chicago architects active between c1880 and c1910 and known for major developments in skyscraper design and for experiments in a modern architectural style appropriate especially to business and industrial buildings: two of the best-known members were Louis Sullivan and John Wellborn Root.
Words You Didn’t Know Came From ChicagoThis midwestern metropolis is cold ... and also responsible for adding some pretty cool words and phrases to our language too. Here are eight words you probably had no idea originated in Chicago.
Your City in a Word: ChicagoWe looked at all words people were searching for in the US for the months of February and March of this year, and then looked at the words people were searching in major US cities to compare those words to the national averages. Here are the top ten outliers for Chicago: 1. peatier 2. swaddle 3. vilification 4. pantry 5. surname 6. black code 7. moist …
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