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Old 21 January 2015, 07:27 PM
Samwise Z Samwise Z is offline
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Originally Posted by Beachlife! View Post
I don't believe that is correct. Chicago was build on a grid system decades before the great fire.
It appears you are correct, and I was misremembering. Thanks for clarifying. According to the Chicago Historical Society, grids were laid out according to an Act of 1785:
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