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.
From 8 to 10 October 1871.
Sunday, October 8, to early Tuesday, October 10, 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
Chicago rebuilt after the fire into a world class city.
Sunday, October 8, 1871
Ulysses S. Grant was president when the Great Fire of Chicagohappened.
A shift in the wind direction and a favorable drizzle.
So great because so many people became homeless, or even died. Thefire got big quickly because the buildings were made of wood, so itwas way more flammable. But the greatest …part was that Chicago was rebuilt into a worldclass city. It became home to the skyscraper and a beautifulwaterfront.
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.