Chicago Right In The Middle Of America's Craziest Cities List At No. 26

05/11/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Local Color: The Lakeview Museum's Community Solar System spreads over 60 miles of Illinois, making it the largest complete solar-system model in the world. The sun, 36 feet across, rests at the museum, while Saturn and its rings, nearly eight feet across, orbit at a grocery store in East Peoria, and the Earth, a mere four inches, hangs in a gas station.

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