Before the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, the city’s streets were made with wood. And certain pockets of the city still pay homage to these wooden roads.
Story Credit: Emmanuel Camarillo
*Special Note: This story was written and produced in summer 2018. Russell Lewis retired from the Chicago History Museum in March 2019 and died later that year.
Music Credit: “As I Figure” by Kevin MacLeod
Music License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/