Downtown was greatly damaged in the Great Chicago Fire, leading to the city imposing "fire limits" where you couldn't construct predominantly wooden buildings.Wikimedia Commons

Great Chicago Fire Killed 300, Caused Major Damage 147 Years Ago (PHOTOS)

Oct. 8-10 marks the 147th anniversary of the fire that destroyed Downtown Chicago.

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The Best Mole In Pilsen? Chefs To Compete At The 10th Annual Mole De Mayo

The annual Mole de Mayo festival features a mole cook-off, high flying lucha libre and live music.

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Lightfoot Era Dawns In Chicago — ‘We Are Going To Transform Our City’

Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot is set to become the 56th mayor of Chicago Monday.