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City Streets: Commerce Street Arose From a Canal
City Streets

Commerce Street Arose From a Canal

Planned to reach Mississippi River, it never even got to North Avenue.

City Streets: Runaway Horses Plagued Vliet Street
City Streets

Runaway Horses Plagued Vliet Street

Killing and injuring many in the 19th century. Then the streetcar arrived.

City Streets: Ogden and Lyon Almost Obliterated
City Streets

Ogden and Lyon Almost Obliterated

Park East Freeway would have run to lakefront, eliminating both streets.