Ever wonder what’s on the bottom of the Chicago river? This article explains a lot.

October 1, 2012 at 11:00 AM Leave a comment

 

Mike Mitterman posed this question to Curious City:

What’s at the bottom of the Chicago River?

When he learned we were taking it on, he said: “Yay! Or … depending on what you find, it may be the furthest thing from ‘yay.’”

Mike lives in Chicago’s Fulton River District, so he crosses the river frequently in his day-to-day life. Once while walking over the Kinzie Bridge, he looked down to see a barge full of garbage passing below.

“It just got me thinking, some of that garbage has got to spill over and go in the river,” he said. “So I wondered, what else is in there?”  READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE HERE:

http://www.wbez.org/series/curious-city/question-answered-what%E2%80%99s-bottom-chicago-river-102651

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Entry filed under: Neighborhood News.

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