Urbs in Horto

Quick Chicago Facts

  • Chicago's name comes from the words “Chicagou” or “Shikaakwa,” (Algonquin) which means “wild garlic”
  • The Twinkie was invented in Chicago
  • Hotdogs were invented in Chicago
  • One of Chicago's names are "Home of the Skyscraper"
  • United States President Barack Obama was born in Chicago
2015 Dyeing the Chicago River Green for St. Patricks Day - Time-lapse