The Chicago Flag, star by star, bar by bar. PART 4.

Posted on February 27, 2015 by Phillip Thompson | 0 comments

Final star of the four stars on the Chicago flag!

The next piece of the flag to cover is the bars, which represent water. For now, check out the stories behind the “Century of Progress” star, and Liz’s writeup over at Choose Chicago:

Prohibition. It’s a topic that seems to fascinate every local as it does visiting tourists. There is an almost mysterious and romanticized image of Prohibition that has been fostered by the media and filmmakers. For historians, it’s an interesting point of discussion because many facts seem to be jaded by fiction. And in Chicago, this is particularly true.  Continued…


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