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100 Years of Chicago History

100 YEARS CHICAGO WRIGLEY FIELD OPENS 1914 Originally named Weegman Park, the 14,000-seat ballpark was built on the grounds once cccupied by a seminary for a cost of $250,000. 1947 FIRST PARKING METERS installed in Chicago 1950 - CHICAGO POPULATION PEAKS AT 3,620,962 1967 CHICAGO'S BIGGEST SNOWSTORM IN RECORDED HISTORY 23 INCHES IN 24 HOURS 1973 CONSTRUCTION COMPLETED ON * SEARS TOWER * NOW WILLIS TOWER - O WORLD'S TALLEST BUILDING UNTIL 1998 N 61977 The Lasalle Ba CHICAGO MARATHON DEBUTS Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Chicapo Marathon BEARS CEARS 1986- BEARS WIN SUPER BOWL XX 8 CHICAGO BULLSA 1998 BULLS WIN SIXTH CHAMPIONSHIP IN EIGHT YEARS ULS QULLS ULLS ULLS 2005 CHICAGO WHITE SOX WHITE SOX WIN FIRST WORLD SERIES IN STAMY 88 YEARS. SOX 2013 BLACK HAWKS CICAGO BLACKHAWKS win second STANLEY CUP IN FO√ôR YEARS Groot Industries, Inc. is the largest independent solid waste management services provider in the State of Illinois. The company and its subsidiaries have GROOT provided solid waste collection and other vital public services to northeastern Ilinois municipalities and businesses since 1914. Our company represents over 100 years of experience in this business. www.GROOT.COM

100 Years of Chicago History

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We take a look back over the last 100 years of Chicago history to see some of the most important times in Chicago.

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