Harold Washington Library

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Rewind Chicago: The Rise, Fall And Revival Of State Street

State Street, once known as “that Great Street,” had fallen on hard times by the late 1970s.


Derrick Davis signs the condolence book for former South African President Nelson Mandela at the Harold Washington Library. (Credit: Mike Krauser)

Chicago Mourners Share Thoughts, Memories In Condolence Book For Nelson Mandela

People who have been showing up to sign the condolence book for the late South African president Nelson Mandela at the Harold Washington Library have said they felt compelled to share their thoughts and memories.


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Boy Dies After Collapsing In Library

Police are conducting an investigation after a 16-year-old boy died after collapsing at the Harold Washington Library.