How did the Chicago fire affect Chicago?
The city was rebuilt. Instead of tacky wooden buildings, people built skyscrapers.
Strangely it motivated the city and set it on a new course of development, modernization and innovation.
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The Great Chicago Fire burned from Sunday October 8, to earlyTuesday, October 10, 1871.
The Chicago Fire started on October 8, 1871.
In the Chicago fire there was destruction in properties and belongings but it did not affect it's geography. The geography of a place or a location doesn't change until a mass… destruction happens, like volcano eruptions, earthquakes, etc,. . .
It gave it a chance at almost instant urban renewal.
It was the biggest fire in the history of Chicago history. The same day was the Peshtigo Fire, which that is in Wisconsin.
rebuilt with brick
The Chicago Fire plays at Toyota Park in Bridgeview.
The cause of the Great Chicago Fire remains unknown.
Sometime around 9:00 PM on October 8, 1871 in or near a barn at 137 DeKoven Street.
After two days, rain began to fall. On the morning of October 10, 1871, the fire died out leaving complete devastation in the heart of the city.
That remains a mystery, but Catherine O'Leary's cow was not guilty. That was a bit of creative writing which the reporter added as good copy.
The Chicago Fire is a Major League Soccer club in Chicago.
Perhaps because a four square mile park built on ashes and rubble in the center of the city seemed to be a poor Real Estate investment at the time. It is also an American trad…ition when given Lemons to make Lemonade. It was a chance to make a new start while correcting the errors of the past decades of urban planning.
One brick at a time, just like any other rebuild in America!
The Chicago fire killed 300 people and left 100,000 homeless. Theruins were built over. A building boom began. The city plannerscame up with building codes to make the city sa…fer. Buildings ofbrick and stone replaced the wood. Skyscrapers were built. And in20 years the city was ready to show the world how great it hadbecome.