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The USA's second-most theatrical city (next to NYC)

The USA's second-most theatrical city (next to NYC)

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The following are the major nicknames of Chicago:"The Windy City" - Its really not that windy. May have referred to the longwindedness of politicians, but there are other theories."Second City" - Possibly because of the city's rebirth after the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. There are other possibilities for this name also.

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Prior to Los Angeles becoming the second most populated city in the United States, Chicago was the second most populated behind New York City. After loosing the title as the second most populated city in the United States, a reporter for the New Yorker Magazine, A.J. Liebling, commented about how Chicago had many neighborhoods that were segregated by class, ethnic origin, or creed. This showed neighborhoods were in fact their own cities within the City of Chicago. Liebling stated that Chicago was the "second hand city" to these neighborhoods, to which Chicagoins then changed the term to be the second city.

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What is the origin Chicago's Second City Nickname?

Chicago received the nickname "Second City" in the late nineteenth century after being rebuilt from the great Chicago fire of 1873.

What US city is nick-named the second city?

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Her name is Katie Rich - she is an actress in Chicago at the Second City. The woman next to her is Sayjal Joshi, also an actress at Second City in Chicago. This is their second Sonic commercial together and they just finished filming another one.

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