Chicago History Minute

On July 24, 1915, the Eastland, a steamer loaded with Western Electric employees, capsized into the Chicago River, killing 844 people –the worst loss of life in the city's history.
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Crossroads

The Exelon Wing

Chicago: Crossroads of America

Discover the city's vast history in Chicago: Crossroads of America. Whether you are interested in Chicago's changing economy, challenging crises, diverse neighborhoods, groundbreaking innovations, or lively cultural scene, this exhibition is a must see!

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