Posts tagged "Chicago neighborhoods"

How the neighborhoods got their names, part deux

How the neighborhoods got their names, part deux
Last week, my “Did You Know, Chicago?” post feature the history of how some of the city’s neighborhoods got their names. I received such great feedback and responses from readers wanting more that I thought I’d do another one! Feast your eyes on even more Chicago neighborhood history: Streeterville Streeterville has one of my favorite... Read more »

How the neighborhoods got their names

How the neighborhoods got their names
Did you ever wonder why some of the city’s neighborhoods got their names? Some of them are self-explanatory – Lakeview, South Loop, River North – but others are kind of strange. Since I’m a giant nerd, I decided to research popular neighborhoods’ names and include it in this weeks ‘Did You Know, Chicago?’. Pilsen This... Read more »