The Tool and Die Industry commissioned this piece from Virginio Ferrari in 1983. The two precisely fitting rings honor the skills required for die making, and the opening in the outer ring suggest that the industry is open to innovation.
COVID-19 Conscious: Current Regulations
Slowly but surely, and safely, businesses are opening up along The Magnificent Mile. We can’t wait to welcome you back soon! The city of Chicago is closely monitoring key health metrics and loosening some restrictions when possible, while maintaining with health and safety as a top priority.
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Who Founded Chicago?
When the DuSable Bridge opened in 1920, it transformed a single dirt-lane road in downtown Chicago into The Magnificent Mile we know and love today. Formerly the Michigan Avenue Bridge, it was renamed in 2010 in honor of the "Father of Chicago," Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable, a French Haitian and the city's first non-native settler.Read more Read more