Chicago is a beautiful and sometimes brutal place, full of contradictions and contrasts. Above all, it's a place of stories. They're how we make sense of things, entertain ourselves, share experiences, express values, and make a place our home. Storied Chicago is a space to share stories of the people and institutions of Chicagoland.
Women wearing pink "pussy" hats will fill the streets of Chicago today...
Chicago has long been a site of political protest and upheaval. Here are some images from a few of Chicago's iconic protests. Through the years the issues are shockingly similar: race; policing; war; and class conflict.
Chicago Landmark Navy Pier has been a defining feature of the lake shore for a century. It was built to handle waterborne freight as well as to provide wholesome recreation for tourists.
"I think it’s really interesting that all of these women, repeatedly, get to the same conclusion: I’ve done my city living. This has been really cool and hip. And now it’s time for me to find a white suburb."