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[Lock Zero] Bridgeport [Lock Zero]

At the One Hundred and Sixtieth Anniversary of the
Illinois and Michigan Canal *

A brief history and look into one of Chicago's oldest neighborhoods


Greetings -- Grüßen -- Powitac´ -- Sveikinimai !
Benvenuto -- Bud vitán -- Dobro dosao -- Välkommen !


Early History
Transportation Development
Economic Evolution
  Neighborhood of Neighborhoods 
Political Village

* Refers to the date the canal construction began in Bridgeport.
1998 Marks the 150th anniversary of the I&M Canal's opening.




A historic preservation project of architecture, art history, and urban planning students at The University of Illinois at Chicago

UNIVERSITY'S HOME PAGE
ARCHITECTURE
ART HISTORY
URBAN PLANNING
CHICAGO'S HOME PAGE
Done in cooperation with the Commission on Chicago Landmarks, Department of Planning and Development


Site Address: http://www.uic.edu/orgs/LockZero/