Category Archives: Blue Island

Blue Island’s Resistance to Annexation by Chicago

This article by WBEZ’s Curious City features Blue Island, a Calumet-area inner suburb on Chicago’s far southern border that many years ago resisted annexation by a then rapidly expanding Chicago. Located at a juncture of several railroads, including the Rock … Continue reading

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