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George Rogers

Was there a Dearborn? A landmarks primer

Burnham Hotel: Daniel Burnham, a visionary architect and urban planner, was the chief of construction and director of works of the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893 and co-author of the far-sighted 1909 Plan of Chicago. Carson Pirie Scott & Co.: Samuel Carson and John T. Pirie were Scottish-Irish immigrants and brothers-in-law who opened a store in Amboy, Ill., in 1854. Two years later, they were joined in the business by George and Robert S. Scott, newly arrived from Ireland. They opened their first Chicago store in 1867 on Lake Street. Clark Street: Gen. George Rogers Clark was the founder of Louisville and a Revolutionary War leader who captured the Northwest...