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 Why is Chicago called a Windy City?

Answer Chicago acquired the nickname "the Windy City" in the late 1800s. Some origin stories claim the term comes from the breeze off the Great Lakes; others say the nickname referred to the "bluster" of ... Read More »
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Is Chicago the Windy City?

The city of Chicago has had the nickname "The Windy City" but many people do not know the origin of the title. Chicago's tall buildings have forced powerful winds through the city for a long time, ... Read More »
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What American city is known as the Windy City?

Chicago, Illinois, is known as the Windy City. The first settler arrived in the 1770s and the city was incorporated in 1837. Chicago is known for the Sears Tower--one of the tallest buildings in th... Read More »
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What city is nicknamed the Windy City of Illinois?

The largest city in Illinois, one of the nicknames of Chicago is "the Windy City." This is partially due to the lake-effect winds that come off of Lake Michigan, but especially because of the city'... Read More »
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What city is nicknamed the Windy City?

Located in the state of Illinois, the city of Chicago is often called "the Windy City." Other nicknames include "the Second City," "the City of Big Shoulders" and "the City That Works."References:... Read More »
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