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Chicago Editing and Proofreading Service

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Incorporated in 1837, Chicago is now the third largest city in the United states with 240 square miles of land and 2.8 million residents. The Chicagoland area is home to nearly 9.7 million people. In 1779, businessman Jean Baptiste Point du Sable, an African-American from Haiti, became Chicago's first permanent settler. Since then, Chicago has grown to include: green spaces (8200 acres), restaurants (> 5000), public art works (> 700), 580 parks (574), theaters (> 250), art galleries (> 125), museums (56), lakefront (26 miles), and beaches (26). The 1893 World's Columbian Exposition unveiling the first Ferris wheel. As of 2016, Navy Pier is home to a brand new, 26.5 million dollar, 20-story Centennial Wheel.

Chicago Nicknames


The Windy City (because of its politicians), City of Big Shoulders, The Second City, The City That Works, and Chi-town.

Chicago Firsts

Chicago Inventions

Chicago Fun Facts

Famous Chicagoans


Walt Disney, Robin Williams, Harrison Ford, Bernie Mac, Jack Benny, R. Kelly, Pat Sajak, Michael Clarke Duncan, Ben Savage, Harvey Korman, Maria Shriver, Frances McDormand, Harold Ramis, Ralph Bellamy, Jason Robards, Lou Rawls, Benny Goodman, Paul Frees, George Gobel, Dennis Farina, and Bob Fosse.