This sculpture, created by Joseph J. O’Connell in 1969, is dedicated to the 160 American dentists who died in wars during the 20th century. The curved arms and sweeping lines of the parents clothing create an environment that protects the child.
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