Once a swampy, remote outpost of fur traders and Native Americans, Chicago rose to become the CITY OF THE CENTURY. The film chronicles its transformation into the quintessential 19th-century metropolis, amid political struggles, labor unrest, and racial conflicts. Tour the city from every angle, from distinctive architecture and dramatic skyline to conversations with eminent and ordinary Chicagoans, in this rich saga of the Windy City.
Bonus Video: Chicago by 'L': Touring the Neighborhoods
Behind-the Scenes interviews with producers Austin Hoyt, Patricia Garcia Rios, and historian Donald Miller;
Trivia Questions: Do You Know Chicago?
Full accessibility through captioning and audio descriptions.
Producer: Austin Hoyt & Patricia Garcia-Rios
Production Year: 2002
Director: Austin Hoyt
Writers: Austin Hoyt
Number of Discs: 4
Length: 360 minutes