Did you know that 17% of Chicago is covered by trees? Our urban forest removes 25,000 tons of carbon and 900 tons of air pollution every year. This year we're planting 800 more trees than initially expected, a total of 6,200 new trees in neighborhoods across Chicago.
|Aug 20, 2014||Chicago Ranks Second In The Nation For Number Of Fast Growing Small Businesses|
|Aug 20, 2014||Mayor Emanuel Announces City To Host Watch Party For Jackie Robinson West Little League World Series Game On Thursday Evening|
|Aug 20, 2014||Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Park District Announce New Public Art Installations|
|Aug 19, 2014||Mayor Emanuel Welcomes Mayor Donal Lyons of Galway, Ireland|
|Aug 19, 2014||UPDATE: JRW WATCH PARTY LOCATION CHANGE|
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|Aug 19, 2014||Juicebox and Wired Fridays Return to the Chicago Cultural Center on October 3|
|Aug 19, 2014||City to Spray Insecticide Wednesday and Thursday to Kill Mosquitoes|
|Aug 19, 2014||Board Rules & Regulations submitted to City Council|
|Aug 19, 2014||From Sculpture to 50 Years of Film, from Chicago to Berlin, DCASE Fall/Winter Exhibitions are Free for all|
|Aug 19, 2014||Legislation Passed on July 30, 2014|
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In 1900, Chicago successfully undertook a massive and highly innovative engineering project – to reverse the flow of the Chicago River so that it emptied into the Mississippi River rather than Lake Michigan.