The very first Christmas Caravan was held Dec. 7, 1934 on State Street before it became a Thanksgiving Day parade decades later.Chicago Loop Alliance

Chicago’s Thanksgiving Parade Started 84 Years Ago As The Christmas Caravan

For most of its reign, the city's annual holiday parade has centered around Christmas, not Thanksgiving.

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Nonprofit Presses Pause On Bold Plan To Redevelop Old St. Vitus Church Into Affordable Housing In Pilsen

Citing community concerns and historic hurdles, the Resurrection Project is going back to the drawing board.

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R. Kelly’s Studio Had Massage Table, Sauna And A Christmas Tree Inside (PHOTOS)

The city said Kelly's building houses plant-heating rooms, a steam room, bedrooms and more.

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Bryn Mawr Breakfast Club Moves Down The Street To Big Hill After Fire Damages Restaurant

The Bryn Mawr Breakfast Club menu will be served at Big Hill, which has the same owner, until further notice.