Chicago in Cook County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Site of the First Self-sustaining Controlled Nuclear Chain Reaction
December 2, 1942
Erected by Commission on Chicago Historical and Architectural Landmarks.
Location. 41° 47.551′ N, 87° 36.074′ W. Marker is in Chicago, Illinois, in Cook County. Marker is on South Ellis Avenue north of East 57th Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chicago IL 60637, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Norway Building (approx. 1.1 miles away); Confederate Mound Monument (approx. 1.8 miles away); Stephen Arnold Douglas (approx. 2.7 miles away); Stephen A. Douglas (approx. 2.7 miles away); Stephen A. Douglas Memorial (approx. 2.7 miles away); Victory, World War I Black Soldiers’ Memorial (approx. 2.8 miles away); Camp Douglas (approx. 3.1 miles away); The Platt Luggage Building (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chicago.
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