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Title: Bibliography of Chicago

Bibliography of Chicago

Tables of Content
  • Geography
  • Demography
  • Economy
  • Culture
  • Sports
  • Population
  • Education
  • Media
  • Transportation
  • Source

  • Chicago's present natural geography is a result
    of the large glaciers of the Ice Age, namely the
    Wisconsinan Glaciations that carved out the
    modern basin of Lake Michigan.
  • One special feature of the Chicago area was the
    now-vanished Mud Lake in the Des Plaines River
    watershed. During heavy periods of rain or when
    the Des Plaines overflowed its banks due to
    downstream ice dams in the early spring.

  • During its first century as a city, Chicago grew
    at a rate that ranked among the fastest growing
    in the world. Within the span of forty years, the
    city's population grew from slightly under 30,000
    to over 1 million by 1890. By the close of the
    19th century, Chicago was the fifth largest city
    in the world. Within fifty years of the Great
    Chicago Fire of 1871, the population had tripled
    to over 3 million.

  • Chicago and its suburbs, which together comprise
    the Chicago Metropolitan Area, is home to 36
    Fortune 500 companies and is a transportation and
    distribution center. Manufacturing, printing,
    publishing, insurance, transportation, financial
    trading services, and food processing also play
    major roles in the city's economy.
  • The total economic output of Chicago in gross
    metropolitan product totaled US703.9 billion in
    making Chicago equivalent to the 20th largest
    economy in the world just surpassing the total
    economic output of Switzerland.

  • The culture of Chicago, Illinois is known for the
    invention or significant advancement of several
    performing arts, including improvisational
    comedy, house music, blues, hip hop, gospel,
    jazz, and soul.
  • The city is known for its Chicago School and
    Prairie School architecture. It continues to
    cultivate a strong tradition of classical music,
    popular music, dance, and performing arts, rooted
    in Western civilization, as well as other
    traditions carried forward by its
    African-American, Asian-American, European
    American, Hispanic American, and Native American

  • Sports in Chicago include many professional
    sports teams. Chicago is one of ten U.S. cities
    to have teams from the five major American
    professional team sports (baseball, football,
    basketball, hockey, soccer). Chicago has been
    named as the Best Sports City by Sporting News
    three times in 1993, 2006 and 2010.
  • Chicago was a candidate city for the 2016 Summer
    Olympics but lost to Rio de Janeiro.Chicago also
    hosted the 1959 Pan American Games, the 2006 Gay
    Games, as well as the 1968 and 1970 Special
    Olympics Summer World Games. Chicago was the host
    of the 2017 Warrior Games.

  • To look at the population of Chicago in 2020, the
    population figures for the previous 5 years need
    to be checked. They are as follows
  • 2015 2.699 Million
  • 2016 2.702 Million
  • 2017 2.703 Million
  • 2018 2.7388 Million
  • 2019 2.74936 Million
  • The population of Chicago in 2020 as per
    estimates 2.759432 Million.

  • Chicago Public Schools (CPS) is the governing
    body of the school district that contains over
    600 public elementary and high schools citywide,
    including several selective-admission magnet
  • Top universities in Chicago are the University
    of Chicago Illinois Institute of Technology
    Loyola University Chicago DePaul University
    Columbia College Chicago and University of
    Illinois at Chicago.

  • The Chicago metropolitan area (the Chicago
    Market) commands the third-largest media market
    in the United States after New York City and Los
    Angeles and the largest inland market.1 All of
    the major U.S. television networks have
    subsidiaries in Chicago. WGN-TV, which is owned
    by the Tribune Media Company, is carried (with
    some programming differences) as "WGN America" on
    cable and satellite nationwide
  • Sun-Times Media Group is also headquartered in
    Chicago, which, along with Tribune Publishing,
    are some the largest owners of daily newspapers
    in the country.

  • Chicago, Illinois is the third-largest city in
    the United States and a major transportation hub
    for the Midwest. The city is served by two major
    airports, and is the main freight rail hub of
    North America.
  • Surface transportation networks and public ways
    within the city are the responsibility of the
    Chicago Department of Transportation. Mass
    transit in much of the Chicago metropolitan area
    is managed through the Regional Transportation
    Authority (RTA), which was installed by
    referendum in 1974.

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  • Population of Chicago in 2020