Chicago History

Street car on Chicago street
Looking south from Michigan Avenue and 111th Street, 1934

Explore the rich tapestry of Chicago history at CPL:

    • Art, architecture and dance: 8th floor
    • Business: 4th floor
    • Government: 5th floor
    • History: 6th floor
    • Literature: 7th floor
    • Music: 8th floor
    • Newspapers: 3rd floor
    • Science: 4th floor

Chicago History Fair

Ready for History Fair? Check out these online resources to help you get started.