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Chicago is often sadly associated with the memories of the prohibition, the gang system and Al Capone. This poor reputation has been widely broadcasted by American movies such as The Incorruptibles (1987), Chicago (2003) or more recently Public Enemies (2009). Actually, Chicago is a very dynamic and modern city with a great cultural wealth, characterized by its architecture, arts and worldwide famous universities and scholars.

Geography

Chicago is located in the Midwest plains of the US. The city stands in northeastern Illinois and on the southwestern shore of Lake Michigan. Not only does it lie beside Lake Michigan but two rivers cross it: the Chicago River downtown and the Calumet River in the South Side.…

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