Tuesday Trivia: Illuminating History

Q: What monuments do Chicago, New York, and Houston have in common? A: They all have Lombard Lamps. The one in Chicago is located in Kempf Plaza in Lincoln Square.  If you’re an old-timer, you might remember that this used to be next to the nearby Abraham Lincoln statue, but was moved in 1994. The Chicago lamp has a plaque reading, “Lamps such as this one have been a familiar sight in Hamburg, Germany, sinc 1869,...

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