Is Chicago the Windy City?

Answer 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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Why is Chicago called a Windy City?

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 »

Is Illinois'biggest city known as the Windy City?

Chicago is the largest city in Illinois and the third largest city in the United States. As of May 2010, Chicago has a population of more than 2.8 million people. Chicago is known as the "Windy Cit... Read More »

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 »

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 »