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Our guide was written by Veronique Martin-Place and last published on Sunday 7th February 2010.
|01||Before choosing somewhere to live in Chicago thoroughly research all areas. This decision will have a direct impact on your way of life in this city.|
|02||Choose your children’s school first and then look for an accommodation as the area you live in may determine the school your child can attend.|
|03||The US Social Security administration also advises you wait 10 days after arriving in the United States to apply for a Social Security number.|
|04||Chicago can be extremely hot in summer but very cold in winter. Bear this in mind when searching for accommodation; you'll need good AC and heating!|
|05||Subscribe to a local Newspaper. We advise the Chicago Tribune. It is a good way to get familiar with both the city and what is going on.|
When it opened in 1991, Chicago's Harold Washington Library Center, with approximately 6.5 million books, was the world’s largest municipal library.