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Chicago History Museum

The Stock Yards Bank Building, A Back Of The Yards Cornerstone, Is Ready For An Overhaul 50 Years After It Closed

The Stockyard Bank Building was born when Chicago ruled the meatpacking industry. Nearly a century later, some hope it can reshape the community.

Back of the Yards

Chicago History Museum Breaks Ground On Educational Trail, Plaza Renovation

The project will transform the 4.5 acres behind the museum by building an educational history trail and weatherproofing a public plaza.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Chicago History Museum Unveils Final Plans For Plaza Renovation, History Trail Construction

The Chicago History Museum's $10 million park beautification project could be finished by October.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

West Side Elders Honored In Outdoor Living History Exhibit: ‘We Need The Older Generation To Help Guide Us’

"It's about appreciating history while it's here," said Jonathan Kelley, co-founder of the Lawndale Pop-Up Spot at 16th and Spaulding.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Glamorous Hollywood Gowns From ’30s, ’40s To Be Displayed At Chicago History Museum

Dresses from major designers, including Chanel and Valentina, will be shown at the exhibit.

Lincoln Park, Old Town