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Second City

50th Anniversary

 

—December 2009 —

 
Second City Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 28, 2011
1. Second City Marker
Inscription. Congratulations to The Second City on Serving up Chicago-style humor in this Old Town neighborhood for 50 years and to all who have helped make The Second City an institution that has been copied but never equaled.
Vi Daley, Alderman
Chicago’s 43rd Ward
 
Erected 2009.
 
Location. 41° 54.686′ N, 87° 38.077′ W. Marker is in Chicago, Illinois, in Cook County. Marker is on North Wells Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1612 North Wells Street, Chicago IL 60610, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Town’s Entrepreneur Spirit (#1) (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Henry Gerber House (about 700 feet away); Early Prominent Residents of Old Town (#2) (about 800 feet away); Couch Tomb (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Couch Tomb (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Town and The Great Fire (#3) (approx. 0.2 miles away); Catholic Cemetery (approx. ¼ mile away); Old Town Triangle (approx. ¼ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Chicago.
 
Also see . . .  The History of The Second City. (Submitted on September 26, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
Second City entrance image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 28, 2011
2. Second City entrance
The marker is in the alcove beneath the right-most arch.

 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 408 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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