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Interpretive Digital Essay : Water in Chicago
Essay: People and the Port
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City of Bridges
Chicago Harbors
Essay: Using the Chicago River
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Goose Island
Indiana Dunes
Essay: Sanitation in Chicago
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The Sanitary and Ship Canal
Water-Related Epidemics
Essay: Water and Urban Life
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Houses and Water
Shoreline Development
Growing Up Along Water
Growing up along the Water

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Ice Skating

Ice Skating, Lincoln Park, c. 1905

Boys brave the cold weather to enjoy skating at Lincoln Park in 1905.

See also: Lincoln Park; Skating (Ice)

Ice Skating, Hubbard Woods, 1952

By the mid-twentieth century, suburban communities also provided children in their community with skating rings. Here in Hubbard Woods (Winnetka), the rink is adjacent to a skating shelter that includes an outdoor fireplace.

See also: Winnetka, IL; Skating (Ice)

Ice Skating, Navy Pier, n.d.

The redevelopment of Navy Pier in the 1990s included an outdoor skating rink in the winter time. This was a far different experience for children from that of neighborhood park rinks.

See also: Navy Pier; Waterfront; Skating (Ice)

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