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Our Town, Their Billboard: 8 Great Moments In Chicago Naming-Rights History

The A.V. Club Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago history is littered with local institutions converted to billboards for big corporate spenders, be it Shell buying up the Air and Water Show o...

For Sale: Reasonably-Sized City on Western Bank of Lake Michigan

Michael Roston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Michael Roston

Wrigley, Sears, and Marshall Field's were all old money. But they were old Chicago money, a sign of how this unique place had emerged where once there was a swamp that stunk of wild onions.